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Shared decision-making hub launched by the Centre for Perioperative Care

With the current surgical backlog, it is imperative we ensure the right patient undergoes the right surgery. Up to 14% of patients regret having undergone surgery, and previous Cochrane reviews


Perioperative care for Older People undergoing Surgery network

Increasing numbers of older people are undergoing surgery (11 million procedures were performed by the NHS in 2016, nearly 5 million of these were in those aged over 65 years),


30 September 2021, Free dissection & TOE simulation morning; London

A hands-on morning facilitated by expert anaesthetic and surgical faculty. Dissect porcine hearts under guidance from cardiac surgeons and get a tactile feel and appreciation for the structures we see


Test facility to improve infusion patient safety launched

TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory (NEL) recently launched the UK’s first traceable, dynamic micro-flow measurement test facility for medical infusion devices, as part of a European-wide research programme to improve


New and improved drug to counter spinal anaesthesia blues during C-sections

In a recent study published in Chinese Medical Journal, researchers from China have settled the debate on one important aspect of refining the C-section: the choice of drug to counteract the


Cavendish Medical – Tax payment scheme deadline extended

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth, of Cavendish Medical, on how to apply for tax charge support If you would like to apply for voluntary ‘Scheme Pays’ to settle large tax bills caused