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6-8 October 2022, Beyond Covid-19: Impact & Innovation; Chennai

A host of world-class speakers will lift the curtain on cutting-edge technologies which have been developed during Covid-19 and how advancements can be made within the surgical profession in a

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Reviving orthopaedic surgery in the NHS

Bernard Ross showcases how the role of MedTech is helping to tackle the NHS backlog of orthopaedic surgery   The annual number of hip replacement surgeries in England has increased

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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