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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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Medical Equipment Recycling Scheme Proves Successful

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

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?

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

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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