Gloves for burned hands

Ark Therapeutics Group has launched Kerraglove, a mitten-shaped dressing device to manage exudate in hand burns, in the UK. Designed for use in...

Text messaging services in primary care

A patient text messaging service designed to address the problem of non-attendance is being launched by NHS Wirral. The new system, from London-based...

MPs raise adverse incident concerns

A Government health select committee has warned that England's current patient safety policy has serious weaknesses. The committee's report stresses the need for...

Smart Toe sets foot in UK

French orthopaedic company Memometal Technologies is opening a sales office in London in August 2009. The company's leading product Smart Toe, an orthopaedic...

Covidien ranked number 1 for innovation

Healthcare corporation Covidien has been ranked the top innovator in the U.S. medical devices and services industry by the Patent Board, the official patent...

Surrey hospital chooses Symbia T6

St Helier Hospital, part of Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, has installed a SPECT•CT scanner that promises "a greater depth of...

Medtech SMEs to benefit from Innovation Fund

The creation of a new investment fund to boost technology businesses with high growth potential has been welcomed by the medtech industry. The UK...

From pharma to life science

An online service to HR professionals and recruiters in the global life sciences, pharma/biotech, medical devices, clinical research, regulatory and healthcare markets has been...

Kimal appoints new Managing Director

Healthcare company Kimal plc has appointed Mark Pettitt as Managing Director. Kimal, which supplies products for diagnosis and treatment within cardiology, radiology, oncology and...

Burnham inherits NHS bridges

Andy Burnham, a former Health Minister, has replaced Alan Johnson as Secretary of State for Health. In a swift round of Parliamentary musical chairs,...

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The world’s biggest survey into public attitudes to health and science has been published, revealing high overall global trust in medical experts and vaccines. Wellcome...
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Suppliers of antidepressants accused of illegal anti-competitive conduct by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The CMA has provisionally found that four pharmaceutical companies broke...
Pharmacists can now access vital patient information quickly and simply through a new Summary Care Record 1-click function.

Quicker access to the Summary Care Record for community pharmacies

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