NHS: Inside a GP surgery as winter pressure mounts

This week surgeries across the country likely face intense demand after the Christmas break. Source link

Doncaster surgery sends cancer text instead of festive message

Patients at Askern Medical Practice are told they have aggressive lung cancer in a messaging error. Source link

Weight Loss Surgery Has a Big Effect on Marriage

Aug. 9, 2022 – Kristal was only in her mid-30s when she decided to have surgery. Her doctor said it was too early. But the Oregon mom of three had found herself in the hospital twice for obesity-related lung complications before her 35th birthday. So she got the gastric sleeve. And at first it seemed… Continue reading Weight Loss Surgery Has a Big Effect on Marriage

App May Help Kids With Severe Ear Condition Avoid Surgery

A small study suggests a pair of special headphones plus a free app might help kids with hearing difficulty due to “glue ear,” a condition where thick fluid builds up in the middle ear. Source link

Seven-week gap advised for elective surgery after Omicron

Ambulance queues When patients arrive at hospital by ambulance they should be handed over within 15 minutes. This data shows the proportion of ambulance patients who waited 30 minutes or more, in the week shown. It comes from daily situation reports which are published weekly during the winter in England. As this is fast-turnaround data,… Continue reading Seven-week gap advised for elective surgery after Omicron

Other Ways to Manage Pain After Surgery

Feb. 17, 2022 — Nick Dawson, a 42-year old Montana-based ski instructor, knows a thing or two about ACL repairs. He has torn his anterior cruciate ligament four times and had surgery for the injury three times. A common but painful surgery, doctors often prescribe a hefty course of opioids for pain management after the… Continue reading Other Ways to Manage Pain After Surgery

Mansfield woman awaiting surgery to remove 8kg tumour

Stephanie Coles was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer after she found a lump on her stomach. Source link

Surgery delays: Man feels forgotten after six-year wait

At 475,000 people, Northern Ireland’s waiting lists are the worst in the UK. Source link

Surgical Suture for Beginners: A complete step-by-step guide for doctors, nurses, paramedics on surgical knots and suturing techniques used in the emergency room and surgery

Price: (as of – Details) From the Publisher The first time one approaches a wound and it is one’s responsibility to close it, one’s hands tremble. It is easy to forget something. But fear not, in this manual you will find everything you need to face your first suture with the calmness that the situation… Continue reading Surgical Suture for Beginners: A complete step-by-step guide for doctors, nurses, paramedics on surgical knots and suturing techniques used in the emergency room and surgery

Daisy Hill Hospital is forced to halt emergency surgery

Daisy Hill Hospital managers say it is an “interim” measure due to ongoing recruitment challenges. Source link