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Bupa Cromwell Hospital Win Three Independent Healthcare Awards

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Last month’s LaingBuisson Independent Healthcare Awards saw Bupa Cromwell Hospital winning three prestigious awards.   Medical Practice Alastair Bovell, Senior Clinical Pharmacist, and Jackie Portsmouth, Consultant Nurse Infection Control, won the medical practice category for the antimicrobial stewardship programme. This programme addresses issues around consultants prescribing varying antibiotics in different ways. Alastair and Jackie’s work uses evidence-based recommendations to consultants to ensure ...

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Managing Diverse Behaviour with Huntington’s Disease

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Huntington’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition affecting behaviour, cognition and ultimately physical ability. This disabling condition creates significant difficulties for the person and their family. According to the Huntington’s Disease Association it is misleading to believe the traditional notion of the ‘mental’ changes associated with Huntington’s disease is the same for everyone. The disease damages selective parts of the brain, leading to specific difficulties in thinking, ...

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New Medical Director for The Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital

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Dr Ali Jamous has been appointed as the new Medical Director at The Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital. He is Emeritus Consultant Surgeon in Spinal Injuries and Rehabilitation at the National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. Dr Jamous will be an Advisory Board Member consulting on many ...

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AlterG Anti Gravity Treadmill

AlterG Anti Gravity Treadmill

For patients recovering from surgery, injury or stroke, the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill offers a revolutionary approach to rehabilitation – the ability to defy gravity and work towards regaining function without pain. Developed with innovative technology from NASA, AlterG provides the opportunity to exercise through injury and rehabilitate more quickly. AlterG’s unique unweighting technology reduces the impact of walking or running ...

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Pyjama Party – Friday 24th October 2014

Pyjama Party – Friday 24th October 2014

The National Brain Appeal (formerly known as The National Hospital Development Foundation) is the charity dedicated to raising vital funds for The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London. Since this charity began in 1984 it has raised £40 million for state-of-the-art equipment, major building programmes and research. On Friday 24th October they are asking people to join their ‘Pyjama Day’ by wearing ...

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The Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital is Back in Business

The Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital

The Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital in the heart of Aylesbury has re-opened under new ownership, offering a wider range of services for patients with spinal and neurological conditions. The independent specialist centre noted for its treatments in spinal rehabilitation, now provides services for patients that span rehabilitation, complex long-term care and outpatient support. Chris Bialan, Chairman says: “We understand the significance ...

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New purpose-built extension for Kings Lodge Centre for Complex Needs

We are pleased to read that a centre for adults with neuro-disabilities in Redhill (Surrey) has just completed a £3 million expansion. Kings Lodge Centre for Complex Needs has created the new purpose-built, 25 bed extension to provide much-needed services for those with complex needs. The centre, which cares for adults with conditions ranging from brain injuries to neuro-degenerative conditions like Parkinson’s Disease, will now ...

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