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The OTJ November 2022

New Research Calls for All Health and Care Staff to be Trained in AI Reducing Noise in Operating Theatre Improves Children’s Behaviour After Surgery, Study Finds Brain Tumour Patient Operated on Awake While Playing Saxophone No Difference Between Spinal Versus General Anaesthesia in Patients Having Hip Fracture Surgery Finds Study New Operating Theatres for Neath …

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The OTJ October 2022

Why Are Intra-operative surgical Never Events Still Occurring in NHS Operating Theatres? Radical Rethink Needed to Improve Safety in Health and Social Care World Anaesthesia Day 2022: History, Significance, Celebrations and Theme £4 Million “space-age” Operating Theatre Will Help Bring Down Eye Surgery Backlog Two Thirds of Nurses Choosing Between Food and Fuel as Cost …

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The OTJ September 2022

Service Evaluation of the Current World Health Organisation’s Surgical Safety Checklist in Spine Surgery at the University Hospitals of Derby & Burton. Could this lead to a change in NHS Improvement? The Anaesthetic Gas Scavenging System Project Cancelled Operations Could Be Prevented by an Earlier Anaemia Test and Time to Prepare The Top 10 Things …

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The OTJ August 2022

Study Suggests Robotic surgery Has High Cure Rates for Some Head and Neck Cancer Patients Research Breakthrough Means Better Treatment for Patients with Stiff Heart Syndrome Improving Outcomes after Trauma and Blood Loss Operating Theatre Investment in Forth Valley Helps Reduce Cataract Surgery Waiting Times

The OTJ July 2022

UK Plastic Surgeons’ Expertise Supports Ukrainian Colleagues NHS Issues Heartfelt Plea for People to Register Their Organ Donation Decision as Thousands Still Wait for Transplant Wrexham Maelor Hospital is Turning the Tide on Plastic Calling All Those Involved in Cataract Surgery – 1 Tree Will be Planted for Every 100 Completed Surveys Work Begins to …

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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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