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Rising scope of general anaesthesia drugs

Use of general anaesthesia drugs has rapidly increased, owing to a large number of people undergoing surgeries in the world. Moreover, an increase in the geriatric population around the world

JUNE 2022

10-11 June 2022, 7th LSORA Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Workshop; London, UK

The 7th LSORA (London Society of Regional Anaesthesia) Ultrasound in Chronic Pain Medicine Workshop will take place at the Hilton London Tower Bridge Hotel on 10-11 June 2022.  Watch this


Cavendish Medical Column – New NHS pension contributions are to go ahead

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on the revised rates you need to know NHS doctors will pay revised pension contribution rates following the government consultation which ended in January – but the


Exploring the therapeutic uses of ketamine

First manufactured more than 50 years ago, ketamine is a fast-acting dissociative anaesthetic often used in veterinary and emergency medicine. Ketamine also has a history of being an illicit party


Novel ‘Trojan horse’ drug delivery system uses protein-based microdroplets

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University have developed a novel method of delivering drugs into human cells using large biological molecules, by first encasing them in a protein-based microdroplet. This discovery


HSSH launches specialist pain clinic

The Harley Street Specialist Hospital (HSSH), the new consultant-led hospital in the heart of London’s Harley Street Medical Area, is to open a dedicated pain management clinic. The clinic has


Why compounding pharmacies have a critical role to play in the future of personalised medicine

Author Rizvan Faruk Batha MPharm, Superintendent Pharmacist and Director of Operations at Specialist Pharmacy, discusses how compounding pharmacies have a critical role to play in the future of personalised medicine,


Anaesthesia machines – Making surgeries and life pain-free

Before anaesthesia, sedating a patient was a very difficult and tedious task. The sedating agents like chloroform were dangerous and had long-term side effects. Anaesthesia made sedation easy but it