A nurse with a lifelong career in surgical care has been honoured by the UK’s oldest surgical royal college.
A new anaesthetic formula that makes bad-tasting medicine taste nice has been developed by Australian researchers, who say it has the potential to make it easier to treat sick children.
The risk of a patient experiencing a fracture increases by about 30% after a gastric bypass operation, according to a Swedish study.
The British Association of Sclerotherapists (BAS), which represents those carrying out cosmetic treatment for varicose veins, has announced that registered nurse Emma Davies is to join its board.
NHS hospital trusts across England still own over 8,000 fax machines, despite the communications technology having largely been replaced in most other sectors over the last few decades.
Smoking has been found to be linked to the delayed healing of wounds after shinbone surgery, according to researchers.
Operating theatres may soon with two suturing devices that could provide a new alternative to hand stitching, according to those behind the new technology.
An operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to significantly reduce blood pressure in patients with hypertension, according to a clinical trial involving UK researchers.
Next week will see the first national awareness day to specifically mark specialist staff who work in hospital operating theatres.
Surgery to repair spinal fractures is no more effective for pain relief than a sham procedure in older patients with osteoporosis, according to researchers in the Netherlands and the US.