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Medical Equipment Recycling Scheme Proves Successful

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

A trial scheme to recycle old medical equipment in Wigan has seen people return 380 pieces of medical equipment in just three months.

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New Regulations Set Out For X-Ray Use In Dentistry

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Dentists and their teams around the UK will have to make note of changes to the Ionising Radiation Regulations 1999 and Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2000, which have just been published by the Department of Health.

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Will UK Health Trusts Stockpile Equipment Ahead Of Brexit?

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Despite Theresa May this week announcing that she has hashed out a withdrawal agreement with European leaders, there is still much speculation about what a Brexit deal will look like, or whether the UK will get one.

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Coca-Cola Donates Birthing Equipment To Nigerian Hospital

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

The Coca-Cola Company has shown its commitment to trying to help women in Nigeria have a safe labour by donating large supplies of medical equipment to a hospital.

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Portable Medical Devices ‘Changing Lives’

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

In recent years medical devices and technology have shrunk. Making devices more portable and easier to use is revolutionising patients’ lives, an article for Health Spectator has asserted.

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More Medical Equipment To Be Reused In The NHS

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Steve Barclay, minister of state for health, has called on staff in the NHS to accept used medical equipment from patients and to ensure that it is reused where possible, or recycled if it can’t be put back into service.

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Govt Eases NHS Pressure With Social Care Investment

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

The government has announced it will invest heavily into adult social care this winter, in an attempt to ease the heavy pressures the NHS experiences during the colder months.

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Govt Planning To Cut NHS Budget By £2.7bn

Monday, October 1st, 2018

The amount of money invested in the NHS to pay for doctors’ and nurses’ salaries, ultrasound medical equipment in the UK, hospital beds and the latest technology could be reduced further, if the government’s latest plans go ahead.

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Monkeypox From Nigeria Spreads To UK

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Two people have contracted a rare disease called monkeypox in the UK during the last week, leading to fears that there has been an outbreak of the potentially fatal condition.

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UK Experts Helping Predict Cholera Outbreaks

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Cholera is a devastating disease that can easily take hold in areas where people are already struggling to survive. Places that are struggling to cope with war or natural disasters are particularly susceptible.

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