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Rapid coronavirus test speeds up access to urgent care and will free up beds ahead of winter

The first analysis of a new point-of-care “nucleic acid test” for SARS-CoV-2 in a UK hospital setting shows these machines dramatically reduce time spent on COVID-19 ‘holding’ wards – allowing

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Survey launched in a bid to understand how coronavirus restrictions affect osteoarthritis risk in over 60s

Researchers at Loughborough University are investigating how changes in physical activity that are a result of the global health pandemic are related to osteoarthritis development and symptoms. Benjamin Boxer, a

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Orthopaedic patients go to private clinics abroad to avoid COVID-19 delays

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit hard on patients waiting for orthopaedic surgeries. Extra delays added up to the already long waiting lists in Canada, the UK, Ireland and other parts

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Covid-19: spine surgeons exhibiting anxiety

A global survey examining the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on healthcare professionals has revealed “elevated anxiety and uncertainty for the future” among 902 participating spine surgeons. Results from the

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Orthopaedic procedures among most cancelled due to Covid-19

More than 28 million elective surgeries across the globe could be cancelled as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, with orthopaedic procedures likely to be among the hardest hit, according

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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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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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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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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

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4-6 June 2020, Nice Shoulder Course; France

UPDATE: Based on the latest advice regarding the Covid-19 outbreak, we are moving ahead with the preparations of the Nice Shoulder Course 2020, taking place from 4-6 June 2020, in