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2011-05-17 00:00:28

Noble's Hospital has today announced the successful implementation of BigHand's digital dictation solution for the UK Healthcare market. London, UK (PRWEB) May 16, 2011 Noble's Hospital, based in the Isle of Man is a 330-bed acute general hospital serving over 80,000 people on the island. Noble's Hospital has today announced the successful implementation of BigHand's digital dictation solution for the UK Healthcare market. Initially a 165 user pilot, BigHand has been implemented across...

2011-01-05 00:00:39

Guy's Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital, which make up Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, (one of the busiest NHS Foundation Trusts in the country), have now deployed BigHand fully across the Trust's 22 directorates, with the inclusion of Evelina Children's Hospital, incorporating a Trust wide software license for 2,500 users. London, UK (PRWeb UK) January 4, 2011 BigHand has today announced that two of London's most well-known teaching hospitals - Guy's Hospital and St Thomas'...

2008-09-29 18:00:41

By HELEN HUNT LIVERPOOL'S maternity hospital is one of the safest in the country. Last November, Liverpool Women's hospital was awarded the highest levels for safety standards for its services generally. Now the hospital has achieved the same high standard for its safety in maternity services. It makes the Women's one of only three in England to have achieved the top rating in both maternity and general standards. The findings were revealed in a report by the independent NHS...

2008-09-23 21:00:31

By Jeni Harvey Sophie Kerslake and Ian Hibberd, both 29, will journey to the south-side Everest base camp in Nepal to support the hospital's appeal for a DXA scanner, which helps in the diagnosis of bone disease.The trek, which starts on November 8, will see the pair walk for nearly two weeks to an altitude of 5,545 metres, staying in Nepalese teahouses along the way.Miss Kerslake, a nurse at Chesterfield Hospital, said: "I've never done anything like this before, but I'm really looking...

2008-09-10 00:00:25

By Jeremy Laurance A cancer patient with only months to live will learn today whether he can have the costly drug that specialists say could extend his life by up to three years. Colin Ross, 55, has challenged his local primary care trust's refusal to fund his treatment with up to four courses of Revlimid, which costs 5,000 per course but has yet to be assessed by the medicines watchdog, the National Institute for Clinical Excellence. Mr Ross, of Horsham, West Sussex, was diagnosed with...

2008-08-27 18:00:55

LIVERPOOL Heart and Chest Hospital has been overwhelmed by support in its bid to become a NHS Foundation Trust. Within a week the hospital received over 3,000 application forms from patients all wanting to become members. Membership manager Sarah Garnett said: "The response has been unbelievable. As well, we have received so many letters from patients showing support... and thanking the Trust for saving their lives." (c) 2008 Daily Post; Liverpool. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All...

2008-07-24 18:01:00

Any visitors to a certain south Birmingham suburb cannot fail to have spotted the three futuristic pods that have risen up beside a cluster of cranes in the past year. These will become the city's first new hospital in 70 years, a pounds 545 million scheme that will replace the Queen Elizabeth and Selly Oak hospitals. And in just over two ears, in Jl 2010, the first people to move into the state-of-the-art development on the trust's Edgbaston site will be inpatients from Selly Oak and...

2008-07-10 18:00:00

By LAURA SHARPE MERSEYSIDE'S maternity services are outperforming others across the UK according to a national review. A study for the Healthcare Commission (HCC) published today paints a gloomy national picture of one bed being used for more than one birth in each 24-hour period. But results of the nationwide survey show Merseyside's maternity care was among the best in the country. In a regional breakdown of the responses, Liverpool Women's Hospital, Wirral's Arrowe Park Hospital...

2008-07-05 18:00:21

By Rhona Ganguly A new hospital ward dedicated to helping injured soldiers will be built in Birmingham, the Ministry of Defence has announced. Defence Under Secretary Derek Twigg unveiled the plans during a visit to the site of the proposed ward at a new pounds 545 million hospital under construction in the city. Birmingham New Hospital in Edgbaston is set to open in 2010 and will be a part of the University Hospital Birmingham (UHB) NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust manages Selly...

2008-07-01 09:01:10

A MERSEYSIDE hospital trust's healthy eating project scooped first prize at the prestigious Food Northwest Awards 2008. The team - which provides meals for patients, visitors and staff at both Arrowe Park and Clatterbridge hospitals - won the award for the Healthy Eating Agenda from a shortlist of three. Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust was the only public sector organisation to take part. Its Healthy Choices project is tackling poor diet and obesity and the...


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