Category list : Surgery
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At James Paget University Hospitals, vulnerable patients undergoing elective surgery benefit from extra support from the ‘VIP pathway’ team. This initiative won the Learning Disabilities Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
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.
Deep brain stimulation aims to improve motor performance and quality of life in people with Parkinson’s disease, and reduce the need for medication
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.
At the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, patients waiting for heart surgery attend a pre-operative education session. This initiative won the Surgical Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
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.