Clearer labelling on urinary catheters is now required from suppliers following incidents where patients were fitted with the wrong type.
A third (35%) of people who took a new drug for treating obesity lost more than one-fifth of their total body weight, according to a major global study involving UCLH and UCL and supported by the NIHR UCLH Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).
Data released by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) show applications to study nursing in the UK have increased by almost a third (32%) from this time last year.
The General Medical Council (GMC) has published updated guidance on prescribing, to support doctors who are increasingly seeing patients via remote and virtual consultations.
Getinge is committing to the Science Based Target initiative and to become a net-zero emissions company as a next step in reaching its target to become a CO₂ neutral company by 2025.
A urine test based on University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center research could have avoided one third of unnecessary prostate cancer biopsies while failing to detect only a small number of cancers
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has produced a resource in collaboration with the Society of Acute Medicine to support hospital doctors in improving the care and choices provided to people at the end of their life.
A new study reports that emergency heart attack treatment is effective in patients with cancer, yet many do not receive it.
Vanguard Healthcare Solutions is supporting Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to deliver essential interventional radiology procedures during a period of refurbishment.
NHS patients are to be among the first in the world to be offered access to a cutting-edge cancer treatment after NICE recommended its use.
Dräger Safety UK has today officially opened a new manufacturing facility in Gateshead, which will help meet increased demand for PPE.
Physical activity does not undo the negative effects of excess body weight on heart health, according to the finding of a large study.
Lightpoint Medical, a medical device company developing miniaturised surgical tools for advanced intra-operative cancer detection, has received CE Mark approval for the first robotic gamma probe to be commercially available to European hospitals.
Patients’ chances of survival after cancer surgery is strongly linked with the standard of post-operation hospital care, a major international study suggests.
Surgical teams at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN), in London, will get unprecedented 4K-3D views of the brain and spine during surgery through a ground-breaking new exoscope.
A new report from the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) outlines the most important factors for supporting staff in the wake of safety incidents, against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.