Devon ambulance service goes from zero to top heath research ambulance trust

Devon ambulance service goes from absolutely no to leading heath research ambulance trust

The South West’s ambulance service has gone from not being involved in any health research studies to being the top client recruiting ambulance trust in England. Six years ago South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) was not carrying out a single research study on the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) portfolio and had no research-active paramedics. Sarah Black, SWASFT’s research and audit supervisor said: “Our research activity has grown substantially in the last few years, which has provided our patients higher opportunity to take part in clinical research studies out of hospital than before. We are currently delivering six researches. She added: “It has been a terrific team effort and everyone ought to boast of what they have attained to date.”…
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Hull GP Eugene Stryjakiewicz denies ‘misleading and deceitful’ actions at medical tribunal

A HULL GP who requested for a drugs prescription for a client while suspended from the medical register has denied deceptive and dishonest actions at a medical tribunal today. Dr Eugene Stryjakiewicz was a partner at Newington Health Care Centre and Calvert Medical Centre in west Hull, which looked after around 8,000 clients. The GP appeared prior to a medical tribunal in Manchester and has confessed asking for pain relievers and prescription antibiotics for a client, understood only as Mr A, while suspended from the medical register, on April 16, 2014. He likewise confessed reserving visits for clients who were not seen by him on those days in 2012. The hearing was told Dr Stryjakiewicz was suspended by the General Medical Council (GMC) in April 2014 after his 3 partners at the surgery, which has since bee …
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DuPage Medical Group Enrolling Patients for National Brain-Scanning Research Research

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – Professionals from DuPage Medical Group, the biggest independent, multi-specialty physician group in the Chicago area, are enrolling qualified patients for a brand-new research on dementia. Through this research, modern FAMILY PET imaging is being utilized in order to help discover the core function of Alzheimer’s and other dementias. DMG is one of only four groups in Illinois taking part in the IDEAS (Imaging Dementia – Evidence for Amyloid Scanning) research. DMG is among the very first healthcare providers in the nation to enlist patients and complete an amyloid PET scan. An amyloid is an accumulation of proteins in the brain that are toxic to brain cells and possibly cause Alzheimer’s and other neurological illness. IDEAS is a four-year research project that looks for to show the usefu …
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MPs write to federal government requiring investigation into west London hospital reforms

An overall of 11 MPs, including three from Ealing, have collaborated to demand an investigation into west London hospital reforms. The MPs, consisting of Ealing North representative Stephen Pound, Ealing Central and Acton’s Rupa Huq and Ealing Southall’s Virendra Sharma have composed to the National Audit Office. It is hoped the government spending guard dog will asses if Forming a Much healthier Future (SaHF) modifications are worthwhile for tax payers. Since it introduced in 2012 SaHF has managed the closure of the Ealing Maternal Unit, Hammersmith and Central Middlesex A&E Departments and the closure Ealing Medical facility’s children’s ward in June. The letter’s organiser, Harrow West MP Gareth Thomas, stated: “Despite widespread local opposition, the A&E departments at Central Middlesex and Hammer …
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Sepsis 3.0: Implications for paramedics and prehospital care

By Rom Duckworth It’s more common than a cardiovascular disease. It takes more lives than any cancer. It triggers the deaths of over 4,400 children per year in the United States. Yet if you asked most health care companies to rate their top five clinically preventable causes of death, sepsis probably would not even make the list [1, 2] With sepsis responsible for more than 1 million medical facility admissions each year in the United States, at an expense of over $20 billion and increasing at virtually 12 percent annually, it is no wonder that there is an enormous effort to get this challenging but preventable issue under control [3, 4] The term sepsis was very first created by Hippocrates in the 4th century, but at the time it referred simply to the breakdown of living tissues [5] Now, understood more frequently …
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