Month: September 2021

Caught on Camera: CCTV Set to be Placed in Operating Theatres to Identify Cases of Surgical Negligence

Sky News has recently reported that South Korea is to require CCTV cameras in operating theatres. The proposal has been voted on and approved by its parliament this week, meaning that South Korea will be the first developed country in the world to legally require filming of surgical procedures. Why is this considered necessary? According …

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Despite Additional Funding, Workforce Shortages Will Limit the Recovery of the NHS

The current shortage of 1,400 anaesthetists across the UK could mean that more than one million surgical procedures will need to be delayed every year Urgent investment is required in higher anaesthetic training places to fill workforce gaps Responding to the government’s announcements of additional funding to support the elective backlog recovery and the reforming …

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