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The OTJ June 2022

During General Anaesthesia, 1 in 10 People May Be ‘conscious’ Following Intubation Human Factors – Safer Surgery Checklist (Part 2) Expensive Antiseptics and Sutures Do Not Reduce the Risk of Surgical Infections Cardiac Remote Monitoring Programme Launched in London First Glimpse of Massive University Scheme with Mock Operating Theatre, Ambulance and Podiatry Clinic Operating Department …

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The OTJ May 2022

Health and Care Bill Granted Royal Assent in Milestone for Healthcare Recovery and Reform Human Factors – Safer Surgery Checklist (Part 1) Study Sheds Light on the Benefits of Exercise in Fatty Liver Disease NMC and GMC Refresh Duty of Candour Guidance Largest Ever Study on Traumatic Brain Injury Highlights Global Inequality in Causes and …

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The OTJ April 2022

Multiple Long-term Conditions Should Not Be a Barrier to Hip Replacement Surgery New Research Shows Surgical Site Infection Prevention, and Achieving First-Pass Recanalization in Mechanical Thrombectomy Could Lead to Environmental Benefits for the NHS Investigation into the Management of PPE Contracts Risk of Medication Errors with Tranexamic Acid Injection Resulting in Inadvertent Intrathecal Injection Detecting …

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The OTJ March 2022

LocSSIPs – An Audit of NHS England Hospital Trust Operating Theatres New MRI Method Will Better Inform Surgical Decisions for Babies Born with a Heart Defect Nothing Routine About Routine Operations Video Killed the Medico-legal War Portsmouth Wins £300K to Supercharge Post-COVID Nursing Training Warrington Hospital Practitioners in UK-first Graduation Honour Council and Hospital Honour …

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The OTJ February 2022

Apprentice ODPs at the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton: Towards a future workforce model Mixed Reality and AI to Aid Surgeons with Keyhole Heart Valve Surgery Are You Sure You Are Allergic to Penicillin? Professionals and Patients Are Urged to Double-check Europe’s Oldest Surviving Operating Theatre Karolinska University Hospital First to Give Stem Cells …

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The OTJ January 2022

Fix NHS Staffing Crisis to Tackle Waiting Lists Backlog, Warn MPs Never Event Audit at the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton Following COVID-19 University Wins Funding Boost for Healthcare Learning New Tool Can Predict the Risks of Surgery for People with COVID-19 Late Diagnosis has Created Deadly Cancer Gap St Helens and Knowsley Teaching …

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The OTJ December 2021

Agency Bills Draining NHS Budgets Vanguard Works with Newcastle Hospitals to Create Regional ‘Cataract centre’ to Transform Patient Care Arterial Stiffness in Adolescence May Potentially Cause Hypertension and Obesity in Young Adulthood Women with Long COVID-19 May Need Targeted Rehabilitation to Help Counter Problems with Physical Activity Tolerance #Knockitout – Tackling Workplace Bullying, Harassment and …

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The OTJ November 2021

UK Surgeons Issue Caution Around Plastic Surgery Abroad as Travel Restrictions Ease The World’s First UN-approved Clinical Waste Container Made from Post-consumer Recycled Plastic is Launched in the UK Non-invasive Breathing Support for COVID-19 Patients isn’t Linked to Heightened Infection Risk 30-day Mortality Rate for Emergency Bowel Surgery Patients Improving Despite the Pandemic Great Ormond …

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The OTJ October 2021

One-in-four Anaesthetists Plan to Leave the NHS in the Next Five Years UK Launches World’s Largest Ever Randomised Controlled Trial in Organ Donation Increasing Day Surgery Critical to Reducing Backlog Say NHS Leaders Overprescribing of Medicines Must Stop, Says UK Government Patients with Severe Obesity Undergo Bariatric Surgery Too Late National Cancer Research Institute Endorses …

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The OTJ September 2021

The Effect of Metabolic Syndrome Traits on Atherosclerosis Can Be Reduced by Increasing Cardiorespiratory Fitness Already in Childhood NIHR-funded Study Shows Patients Who Isolate Before Surgery Are 20% More Likely to Develop Postoperative Lung Complications New Body to Tackle Health Disparities Will Launch 1 October, Co-headed by New Deputy Chief Medical Officer Scientists Grow Contracting …

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