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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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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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Perfect Week restores health and mobility to 250 NHS patients

Practice Plus Group Hospital Ilford and the Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospital Trust (BHRUHT) have carried out 250 orthopaedic procedures in one week in a programme designed to reduce

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Same day discharge for NHS Golden Jubilee’s hip replacement patients

Orthopaedic specialists at NHS Golden Jubilee have launched a new hip replacement service which sees patients leaving hospital just 11 hours after admission. The Golden Jubilee National Hospital, which routinely

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Perfect Week set to reduce patient waiting times in London boroughs

Care UK is working with Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust to radically reduce orthopaedic waiting lists in the boroughs by running a Perfect Week at the end

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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

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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

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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

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Existing pressure on the NHS can’t be ignored during coronavirus outbreak

With the coronavrius outbreak being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Barney Gilbert, NHS doctor and CEO of Pando Health explores why existing pressures on the NHS

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The impact of private sector contracts on NHS provision and treatment inequalities

Patient choice and the use of the private sector for hip surgery in Scotland was found to be associated with a decrease in NHS provision and may have contributed to