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How coronavirus has affected the orthopaedic market

The corona virus had a huge impact on every industry worldwide in 2020. Last year saw a big transition for big and small corporations, as they struggled to stay afloat


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


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


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


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


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