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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


The far-reaching effects of COVID-19 in all areas of the healthcare system

Chad Stephens is the President and Managing Partner of Noble Pain Management & Sports Medicine in Texas, USA. As a musculoskeletal expert, his unique training with fellowships in sports medicine


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


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


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


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


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


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


Existing pressure on the NHS can’t be ignored during coronavirus outbreak

With the coronavrius outbreak being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Barney Gilbert, NHS doctor and CEO of Pando Health explores why existing pressures on the NHS