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Surgeons urge the NHS to embrace surgical hubs to tackle record waiting list

Commenting on waiting time statistics published recently which report a record waiting list, the Royal College of Surgeons of England has warned that extra staff and surgical hubs will be

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The wait is almost over – An imminent return to elective orthopaedic surgeries

Over the last year, many hospitals were forced to postpone elective surgeries to make room for critical care related to the COVID-19 pandemic. In England alone as of February, 4.7

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Global COVID-19 surgery study scoops scientific world record

A study led by University of Birmingham and Edinburgh experts has been awarded the Guinness World Records title for the world’s largest scientific collaboration – involving over 140,000 patients in 116 countries. The

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Surgeons warn waiting lists will continue to grow without investment in surgical hubs and staff

The Royal College of Surgeons of England has warned a ‘volatile mix’ of pressures is affecting the recovery of surgery – high demand in A&E departments, 5,000 patients in hospital

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The impact of COVID-19: A case study

As the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out advances, people, governments and industries are contemplating and planning for the long journey back to normality. Like all others in the medical field, the orthopaedic

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Patients should receive COVID-19 vaccine before surgery to reduce risk of postoperative death

Patients waiting for elective surgery should get COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the general population – potentially helping to avoid thousands of post-operative deaths linked to the virus, according to a

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Covid positive patients should delay surgery to reduce death risk

Surgery should be delayed for seven weeks after a patient tests positive for COVID-19 – as operations taking place up to six weeks after diagnosis are associated with increased risk

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Fear of complaints pushing doctors to breaking point, warns MDU

Doctors fear a wave of complaints due to the difficulties of caring for patients during the pandemic, according to a new survey published recently. The survey of 1,203 doctors by

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Survey finds medical device companies hopeful for 2021 and leaning in to digital technology for training and case support

ExplORer Surgical recently announced the results of a survey of medical device leaders on how COVID-19 has impacted business and gauge the industry’s shifting perspective on digital technologies. Findings unveil

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What Brexit and Covid-19 have revealed about supply chain efficiency

Covid-19 has tested supply chains across all sectors to their limit. For the European medtech supply chain – responsible for employing around 730 000 people – the pandemic has revealed