Category: General Healthcare

Anthony Kerslake and Emma Carr from Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust received the first batch of 300 Ebola proof, medical grade PPE gowns from EIZO Limited to be used across the Trust, in its attempt to keep NHS staff, patients…

Ascot based businesses EIZO Limited and Lynda Yong have partnered with Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust (FHFT) to produce an initial run of 8000+ PPE gowns for the NHS, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. The second floor of…

As we know from the headlines, even if you are perfectly healthy today that can change in an instant. Thousands of people and their families are facing unthinkable choices about medical care, those who did not prepare their “advance directives”…

The average age a girl will have her first period is 12, but approximately 9% will start menstruating while still in primary school, and research carried out by the Sex Education Forum1 showed that 27% of those surveyed had not…

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…

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…

86% of theatre practitioners witnessed bullying within the perioperative environment 39% of theatre practitioners asked to do things outside of their role scope 86% of theatre practitioners concerned about patient safety due to bullying in the workplace Poor mental health…

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…