Robotic lung surgery reaches 150 procedure milestone

12.12.19: More than 150 robotic lung surgery operations have been carried out by specialists at NHS Golden Jubilee National Hospital. The dedicated thoracic (lung) robot has been assisting surgeons at the heart and lung centre for the past 18 months...

New Centre for Advanced Measurement Research and Health Translation opened

11.12.19: The University of Strathclyde has today (Dec 11) announced the opening of a new centre of excellence in Glasgow, supporting innovation in the medicine, food and drink and high-value manufacturing sectors. It comes following a partnership be...

Why face-to-face support is still crucial for prevention and treatment

11.12.19: Zaytun Ratansi, health facilitator at Living Well Taking Control With the rise of large digital players in the healthcare system, the way patients are receiving treatment is ever-changing. For example, Amazon Alexa speakers are no...

RSPH responds to research on activity equivalent calorie labelling

11.12.19: The University of Loughborough published research findings yesterday (Dec 10) showing that labelling foods with the amount of physical activity needed to burn off the calories, could lead to healthier choices. Physical Activity Calorie Equi...

Innovative decontamination unit launched by Leicester NHS Trust

10.12.19: The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has launched the UK’s largest mobile decontamination unit at Glenfield General Hospital. The Leicester NHS Trust has joined forces with mobile medical unit provider EMS Healthcare and Ca...