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UK ‘Already Experiencing Medicine Shortages’ Ahead Of Brexit

April 16th, 2019

Although there have been multiple warnings that Brexit will lead to shortages of medicines and medical equipment, it seems that the UK is already experiencing difficulties getting hold of certain medications despite not having yet left the EU.

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No Of Preventable Amputations Continues To Rise

April 10th, 2019

The number of people who have to endure major amputations is continuing to grow, despite many of these procedures being preventable.

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GP Shortfall Won’t Be Filled By 2023, Report Reveals

April 2nd, 2019

The shortfall in the number of GPs in the UK is so serious that it will be impossible to be filled by the year 2023. And as such, the only way to progress now is to make use of the skills of other staff, such as physiotherapists and pharmacists, more widely and routinely in general practice.

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GPs In Bury Offer Medical Care To Homeless

March 4th, 2019

People sleeping rough in Bury will be able to access medical facilities as part of the Homeless-Friendly scheme in the area.

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Refurbished Medical Equipment Market Continues To Grow

February 19th, 2019

There has been a rise in the popularity of using refurbished medical equipment as opposed to purchasing new technology, according to recent figures.

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Is There A Solution To Single-Use Plastic In Medicine?

February 13th, 2019

Everyone is waking up to the fact that we need to reduce our use of single-use plastics, but there are some situations where it seems inevitable that single-use plastics will continue to be the go-to option.

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20-Year Vision Set Out For Controlling AMR By 2040

January 31st, 2019

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) emerges when organisms causing an infection find ways to evolve so that they survive treatments. This is a natural biological phenomenon, but various factors can increase and accelerate it, including poor infection control practices, the misuse of medication and global trade and travel.

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NMB Bank Donates Medical Equipment To Tanzania

January 23rd, 2019

Tanzania is set to benefit from a supply of important medical equipment over the next few months after NMB Bank Plc has revealed it will donate a variety of health materials to centres in Mbeya Region.

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NHS Announces ‘Long Term Plan’ To Save 500,000 More Lives By 2029

January 15th, 2019

The NHS has served the British public for 70 years, and continuing to support the health of every citizen, it has committed itself to saving an extra 500,000 lives over the next ten years.

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Hospital Beds To Get More High-Tech?

December 28th, 2018

Hospital beds certainly aren’t the most technical pieces of equipment but they could be getting an upgrade, with one manufacturer announcing plans to embed sensors in their new models.

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