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Breaking free from tradition: How VR is preparing tomorrow’s medical students

The operating room of any health system is its most lucrative and expensive asset. Recent advancements in surgical technology have led to skyrocketing demand for minimally invasive, robotic procedures, a


New method offers hope of fewer hip fractures

Thousands of people could be spared from a hip fracture each year if a new method to identify the risk of osteoporotic fractures were to be introduced in healthcare. This


Royal Osteoporosis Society campaign for 100% FLS

The Royal Osteoporosis Society have joined forces with the Sunday Express for the Better Bones campaign calling for 100% Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) coverage. The Better Bones campaign is calling for:


Masking orthopaedic implants

The benefits of UV curable masking materials in orthopaedic implant manufacture During the manufacture of orthopaedic implants, temporary masks are used to protect surfaces from metal finishing processes.  Their tenacious


Cavendish Medical Column: New details on NHS retirement flexibilities released

Patrick Convey on how to apply for partial retirement options   As we reported in our last column, if you are a member of 1995 Section of the NHS Pension Scheme


The NHS Implant Analysis Service

Around the world tremendous efforts have been made to improve patient care and outcomes, such as innovative devices, more reproducible surgical techniques, increased adoption of technology and through personalisation to


New study aims to explore further and determine more clearly how a treatment for knee osteoarthritis ‘works’ in the NHS

Patient trial also has potential to improve understanding around which patients with knee osteoarthritis are most likely to benefit from novel hydrogel  A new study to confirm the clinical effectiveness


New theatre investment at Wrightington Hospital

A brand new theatre is to be built at Wrightington Hospital, investing in Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s (WWL) ability to reduce waiting lists and further


10-15 December 2023, The Comprehensive Clinical Neurosurgery Review; Poland

The CCN Review is designed to review neurosurgery in the most dynamic and interactive manner based on case management by leading world experts. The course will offer up to date


New data sheds light on prevalence of ACL injury

New data on ACL injury identifies key causes and gives recommendations for prevention and rehabilitation  New data presented at the Isokinetic Football Medicine Conference in London reveals both optimum prevention and