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NHS could save £200m a year and improve patient satisfaction, new research reveals

New research by academics at the University of East Anglia (UEA) suggests that NHS Trusts in England could save more than £200 million a year by managing staff well. The


Anaesthetics have the same effects on plants as they have on animals and humans

A new study published in Annals of Botany shows that plants react to anaesthetics similarly to the way animals and humans do, suggesting plants are ideal objects for testing anaesthetics actions in


14–16 February 2018; Updates in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management, London

Date:  Wed, 14/02/2018 to Fri, 16/02/2018 Location: Royal College of Anaesthetists CPD Credits Anticipated: 15 Overview Our Updates events are three-day meetings consisting of lectures and topical discussion. The meeting is intended for doctors


Minimally invasive treatment provides relief from back pain

The majority of patients were pain free after receiving a new image-guided pulsed radiofrequency minimally invasive treatment for low back pain and sciatica, according to a study presented at the


Newborn babies show greater brain response to pain

When newborn babies are under stress, their brains show a heightened response to pain, a new study has found. However, you’d never know it from the way those infants act.