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PearsonLloyd selected to lead DH review into the impact of design on incidents of violence and aggression in A&E departments

The team behind the creation of a new bug-busting patient commode and chair are continuing to help revolutionise NHS environments after being selected to lead a review of A&E design in a bid to reduce violence against staff. “Patients and … Weiterlesen

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Supermarket-style barcodes to drive down the cost of NHS equipment and stationary procurement

A NEW supermarket-style barcode system is being rolled out across the NHS in a bid to cut the annual £6billion spend on equipment and stationary. Currently, some hospitals are paying nearly three times as much as others for the same … Weiterlesen

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Sodexo buys healthcare services company

Food and facilities management company Sodexo Ireland has grown its Irish business with the acquisition of another company and has plans to expand further into the healthcare sector. The company it has acquired, for an undisclosed sum, is Zehnacker Ireland, … Weiterlesen

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NHS cuts expected to spark boom for private healthcare providers

One of the UK’s leading private hospital providers says it expects business to boom as NHS cuts bite, waiting times lengthen and those patients who can find the money decide to pay for treatment instead. Primary care trusts, trying to … Weiterlesen

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Advent International invests in Ukraine healthcare provider

Based in Ukraine’s capital city Kyiv; provides gynecological, maternity and pediatric care services as well as the latest infertility treatment options and genetic research all under one roof. Advent International said it has acquired a controlling stake in ISIDA, one … Weiterlesen

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Kelcourt to make medical tubing in Irish Republic

US medical device manufacturer Kelcourt Plastics is expanding into Europe, with a new medical tubing plant in Tullamore in the Irish Republic. The plant will employ 55 and make specialised tubing used in anesthesia, urology, cardiology, surgery, IV systems and … Weiterlesen

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Cancer gap with Europe ‘not closed’

More than a decade after the last government launched its NHS Cancer Plan and almost five years after its Cancer Reform Strategy, the gap in survival rates between England and the best-performing European countries has not closed, a parliamentary report … Weiterlesen

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Block Imaging Announces New Venture in Europe

Block Imaging International, Inc., the premier global provider of pre-owned, refurbished medical imaging equipment, parts and services announces a new venture in Europe. Block, since 1997, has sourced and sold systems throughout the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa). … Weiterlesen

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Trivitron sets sights on buys in US, Europe

One of the largest domestic medical technologies firms, Chennai headquartered Trivitron Healthcare, promoted by GSK Velu, plans to close around two to three acquisitions in the European and US market in the next few months. The value of these multiple … Weiterlesen

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Free Healthcare in Europe

The European Parliament has approved a new law allowing patients to receive medical care in another EU country. The new legislation, which will be adopted by all member states by 2013, has only one condition; that the treatment and costs … Weiterlesen

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