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Many ICU staff have experienced mental health conditions in COVID-19 pandemic

A high proportion of staff working in intensive care units during the COVID-19 pandemic have experienced mental health conditions, according to a new study. In a study of 515 healthcare

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Study shows Cannabis terpenes provide pain relief and contribute to ‘entourage effect’

When it comes to the medicinal and therapeutic properties of Cannabis sativa, an unsolved mystery is whether there exists an “entourage effect,” whereby the pain-relieving effects of the plant as a

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Review: Acute Care and Mental Health Recovery Summit: Breakthrough learnings through collaboration

Digitisation is the future of healthcare. However, without coordination and system-wide support, digitally-driven advancement within healthcare will fail to arise. At the Acute Care and Mental Health Recovery Summit, held in

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MDU and CORESS partner to promote safety in surgical practice

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, has launched a new partnership with the Confidential Reporting System for Surgery (CORESS) an independent charity which promotes safety

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Study reveals huge pressures on anaesthesia and critical care workforce

New research published in Anaesthesia  shows the huge pressure that anaesthesia and critical care staff in the UK have been under throughout the winter wave of COVID-19, as newly admitted infected

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Important to reduce patients’ time respiratory intensive care with mechanical ventilation

More active efforts to reduce patients’ time on a ventilator in an ICU can both spare their suffering and free up intensive care resources, a thesis at the University of

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Senior anaesthetist and former CQC inspector takes on national medical role

Practice Plus Group (PPG) has appointed Consultant Anaesthetist Dr Marcelle Michail as National Medical Director to its Secondary Care division, a role in which she will oversee medical excellence in

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Reducing NHS anaesthetic gas emissions: BPR Medical and Medclair announce collaboration

Gas control specialists BPR Medical and Medclair, a Sweden-based specialist in safe nitrous oxide use, have agreed to share technology and product information to help the NHS achieve its aim

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Algorithms show accuracy in gauging unconsciousness under general anaesthesia

Anaesthetic drugs act on the brain but most anaesthetists rely on heart rate, respiratory rate, and movement to infer whether surgery patients remain unconscious to the desired degree. In a

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Anaesthesia doesn’t simply turn off the brain, it changes its rhythms

Simultaneous measurement of neural rhythms and spikes across five brain areas in animals reveals how propofol induces unconsciousness. Slow rhythm signature can guide anaesthetists to improve patient care. In a