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17,000 doctors and nurses training during COVID-19 using virtual simulation technology

Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals worldwide have an urgent need for doctors and nurses. Huge numbers of retired doctors and nurses have been called up – 20,000 in the

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Message from the editor about Orthopaedic Product News magazine

I hope this message finds you all well and that everyone is safe and sound at this time. I am getting in touch today to let you know that we

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Canon Medical Systems UK assures ‘business continuity’ to support hospitals in fight against Coronavirus

Supply chain continuity, remote diagnostics & 7-day support to maintain continued delivery of exceptional service                                                                To reassure and actively support its NHS and independent healthcare customers and stakeholders, Canon Medical

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Playing tennis beats going to the gym when it comes to warding off muscle and bone problems later in life

So-called ‘Musculoskeletal’ problems are a major issue in the UK, with one in four of the adult population affected. But now a new study by experts at Liverpool Hope University say

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Tendon stem cells could revolutionise injury recovery

The build-up of scar tissue makes recovery from torn rotator cuffs, jumper’s knee, and other tendon injuries a painful and challenging process, often leading to secondary tendon ruptures. New research

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£100,000 Proof of Concept funding available from Versus Arthritis – applications on hold

UPDATE: We are planning to re-start this call in June 2020. This position will be frequently reviewed as the national situation evolves. Further information is available from the Versus Arthritis website. For specific enquiries,

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Precision OS and University of Connecticut partner to train residents during coronavirus pandemic

Precision OS Technology, developers of the medical-grade virtual reality learning platform that advances surgical readiness, announced recently details of a partnership with top-ranked research institution, University of Connecticut (UCONN). “This

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Report highlights need to help fracture patients adhere to treatment pathways

A report providing insights on how 180,000 people who experienced a fracture in 2018 were helped to recover has highlighted the need to better support patients as they move from

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App helps reduce osteoarthritis pain

By performing a few simple physical exercises daily, and receiving information about their disease regularly, 500 patients were able to on average halve their osteoarthritis pain in six months –

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NHS Digital to be handed more powers to help counter Covid-19 spread

New powers have been given to NHS Digital as part of measures to help counter the spread of Covid-19. This includes collecting and analysing data to help doctors, nurses and