Category: Healthcare News

The world is confused, anxious and concerned, people are getting mixed messages – what to do? There is plenty of information out there debating on the issue except that it is all about assumptions, speculations and hypothesis but no facts…

As the new coronavirus (COVID-19) becomes more of a concern for people around the world, fact and myth are increasingly being confused, particularly due to misinformation and unofficial advice being casually shared. Online and unmoderated parenting groups are rife with…

Prevention made real: BBI (Europe) Ltd’s innovative technology delivering 90% (weighted) reduction1 in Pressure lnjuries/Pressure Ulcers incidence in Acute Care Sites BBI is a pioneer in biometric-sensor based medical devices, developing point of care diagnostic solutions for early identification and…

A new treatment for stimulating the growth of new blood vessels in the heart will be investigated by researchers at the University of Bristol thanks to funding of over £100,000 from national charity Heart Research UK. A heart attack is…

A project at the University of Manchester aiming to develop a new tool for predicting the risk of a cardiovascular event or death in patients who have already suffered a heart attack has received a grant of almost £150,000 from…

The Association for Perioperative Practice has launched a nationwide survey in a bid to better understand the challenges faced by those working within the operating theatre and associated areas. The online survey, which aims to identify the prevalence and effects…

Since the Anaphylaxis Campaign was founded 25 years ago hospital admissions for children and young people has increased sharply with latest figures from NHS Digital showing a 70% rise in children under 18 in the last five years. Although there…

The UK government’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, has awarded a promising technology start-up funding to ensure that people can enjoy at least 5 extra healthy, independent years of life by 2035, while reducing health inequalities. Appt Health plans to take…

It has been estimated that 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem every year with the British Medical association describing mental illness as “the single largest burden of disease in the UK.” Despite government…

Cancer patients now have access to evidence-based information about how their lifestyle and other choices can affect both the quality of life and outcomes after diagnosis, thanks to a new online service developed in the UK. The service, developed by…