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Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre recognised for EMR practices

The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre (NOC) in Oxford has been recognised for its use of an electronic medical record to improve joined up care. The centre has recently achieved Stage 6


Obesity increases the risk of early hip fracture in postmenopausal women

Obese women have an increased risk of hip fracture earlier than others, already well before the age of 70, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. The


Medical students taken on virtual ward visits

Students at Queen Mary University of London have been virtually transported into a surgical ward to follow their lecturer on his ward rounds. The third year medical students sat in


Keeping orthopaedics connected in COVID-19

Business consultant Lloyd Hines discusses how COVID-19 has caused a major disruption to global healthcare, forcing hospitals to redistribute their resources in response to the pandemic. COVID-19 has caused millions


New Research Roadmap sets a course towards a cure for osteoporosis

The Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) has recently launched a new Research Roadmap for leading clinicians and academics to develop better treatment methods and work towards a cure for osteoporosis.  The publication


Surgeon in focus – Mr Rai, London Norwich Spine Clinic

Mr Rai is a spinal consultant at St John’s & St Elizabeth Hospital, St Johns Wood, London and Spire Norwich Hospital, Norwich and is also a NHS consultant (appointed in


FundamentalVR receive Healthcare of the Year Award at the International VR Awards

The Academy of International Extended Reality (AIXR) has announced its 2020 VR Awards winners following the worlds-first fully immersive virtual reality awards ceremony in November. With more than 157 international nominations, 94 finalists


Football players’ head injury risk could be reduced with simple adjustments to the ball

Up to 22 per cent of football injuries are concussions that can result from players using their heads to direct the ball during a game. To reduce risk of injury,


Researcher in focus – W Benjamin Nowell

Benjamin Nowell, director of patient-centred research at the Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF), CreakyJoints® and principal investigator of ArthritisPower™ Patient-Powered Research Network with Shilpa Venkatachalam (GHLF), and Jeffrey Curtis, (University


13-16 July 2021, NSpine Conference; Portugal

NSpine is proud to be coming to Porto for the first international event outside the UK. Porto is steeped in history and in typical Nspine tradition, the meeting and venue