This November will see the return of MEDICA, the largest medical industry fair in the world. The event will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany from 12 – 15 November 2018. You’ll be able to discover the latest break-through products that we’ll be exhibiting and join us for interactive demonstrations and hands-on education opportunities.
As the month of November begins, more and more men are choosing to skip their regular shaving practices to grow a moustache for ‘Movember’ whilst creating worldwide conversations about men’s health issues.
Over the past few decades, the scope of responsibilities in midwifery has expanded, the amount of independent unsupervised work has increased and the theoretical and practical knowledge required has grown exponentially. A profession that was once deemed vocational is now becoming more academic with Midwifery Bachelor degrees, so how will these changes affect your training […]
A study, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has reported that back pain is often the leading cause of disability around the world and due to our ageing population this trend is only likely to continue. Comprehensive and robust training for interventional pain management is important if medical professionals are going to keep up with patient […]
Medical skills labs with simulators for student training are an established part of a medical faculty’s training program. They offer a forgiving training environment where mistakes can serve as an excellent training tool. Skills lab training is well documented for improving procedural skills in both novices and experts. Whether complex surgical skills or basic clinical […]
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is one of the best known, most publicised and most supported health awareness campaigns. For most, October is a month of special significance as many of us have someone in our lives who has suffered from breast cancer. Every year there are over 1 million new cases of breast cancer diagnosed […]
One of the world’s most dangerous places to have a baby is the small African nation of Sierra Leone. Maternal mortality rates in Sierra Leone see 1,360 mothers dying per 100,000 live births. This is the highest maternal mortality rate in the world, with countries such as Finland or Greece at the other end of […]
It’s that feelgood time of year – days are at their longest, we can finally ditch the winter jumpers and head to the countryside or the beach with our nearest and dearest. Summer is many people’s favorite season, but what’s perhaps surprising is that the warmer temperatures and brighter days could be having a real […]