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Study reveals the three most important aspects of care for hip fractures

Older patients with hip fractures recover better if they receive treatment under the supervision of both a surgeon and a specialist in elderly care; are checked to avoid future falls;

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Royal Orthopaedic Hospital starts utilising digital form system

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (ROH) has started using electronic forms to help ease the burden on administrative staff. The trust is using a NDL’s FX platform to

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Makevale wins Queens Award for innovation in chemical polymers to repair bones and advance orthopaedic surgery

Makevale has been awarded the highly coveted Queen’s Award for Innovation, one of the most prestigious business awards in the United Kingdom. The award has been given for Makevale’s development

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Hospital trust reinvesting millions in savings in frontline staff, education and patient care

A hospital trust’s savings on orthopaedic trauma products through NHS Supply Chain has allowed it to reinvest in frontline staff, education and patient care.   Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust went

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Ankle exoskeleton enables faster walking

Being unable to walk quickly can be frustrating and problematic, but it is a common issue, especially as people age. Noting the pervasiveness of slower-than-desired walking, engineers at Stanford University

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Shoulder surgeons brace for sports injuries

British people are at an increased risk of potential serious injury in the celebratory rush to get back to competitive sport post-lockdown. A leading orthopaedic surgeon is predicting an increase

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Open Medical teams up with DePuy Synthes to enhance patient care pathways in trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Open Medical Ltd has announced a new partnership with DePuy Synthes, the orthopaedics company of Johnson & Johnson to provide best-in-breed digital patient care pathways in trauma & orthopaedic surgery.

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75,OOOth allograft patient for Hospital Innovations

UK based medical supply company Hospital Innovations has celebrated a significant milestone in the treatment of patients using allograft. Since the company was founded in 2008 by Chairman Phil Davies,

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Major risk of injury for recreational runners

Almost half of all recreational runners incur injuries, mostly relating to knees, calves or Achilles tendons, and the level of risk is equally high whatever your age, gender or running

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New bone health accreditation scheme launches

The Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) has officially launched a new Bone Health Accreditation Scheme. A wide range of products and services including foods, beverages, supplements and living aids will now