Mauritius:Loan Agreement for the Construction of Phase I of Flacq Teaching Hospital
[Government of Mauritius] A Loan agreement for the financing of the first phase of the construction and equipping of the Flacq Teaching Hospital project was signed yesterday between the Republic of Mauritius and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development at the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life in Port Louis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UCF-HCA joint venture to secure more land for Lake Nona teaching hospital
An 11.4-acre parcel would allow completion of the planned hospital campus and facilitate future growth in Medical City. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

Whistleblower named chief executive at scandal hit hospital trust
An executive director who blew the whistle at Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust has been named today as the trust’s news substantive chief executive. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - June 21, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Mother, Baby Stranded in Luth Over N306,200 Bill
[Vanguard] A MOTHER, Mrs. Esther Akinola and her baby are currently stranded at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, over inability to settle a N306,200 bill. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - June 18, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ghana:K'bu Hospital Workers Protest Dismissal of CEO
[Ghanaian Times] Workers of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) have protested against the sacking of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the hospital, Dr Felix Anyah from office. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Parents Flock to Nigeria University Teaching Hospital With Children for Heart Surgeries
[Guardian] Enugu and Jos -The University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu State was a Mecca of sorts yesterday, as parents across the federation besieged the facility with their children for open heart surgeries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Closer Resident Supervision Does Not Reduce Medical Errors Closer Resident Supervision Does Not Reduce Medical Errors
Having attending physicians participate on work rounds does not decrease the rate of medical errors in a large teaching hospital and may negatively affect training, new data showed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Major teaching trust announces new chief executive
A major teaching hospital has recruited a former pharmacist as its new chief executive. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 30, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:It Is Not All Tears in Spite of Challenges
[Guardian] Prof Chris Bode is a consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba. Bode spoke with CHUKWUMA MUANYA on the many challenges faced by the foremost hospital and what the management is doing to overcome them. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 29, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:New Lease of Life for 5 Indigent Cardiac Patients
[Vanguard] The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, in collaboration with a US-based Non-Governmental Organisation, VOOM Foundation, has successfully carried out cardiac surgeries on five indigent patients under an ongoing free cardiac mission. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

GIRFT: Outlier trust stops performing lung cancer procedure
A major teaching hospital has stopped doing a surgical procedure after being identified as an outlier by the Getting It Right First Time programme. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 22, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Teaching trust chief executive to step down after 10 years
The chief executive of York Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust will retire at the end of this month after more than a decade in the role. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 21, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Updated: Teaching trust asks council for £27m loan
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust is seeking a loan of £27m from its local council because it can offer better interest rates than the Department of Health and Social Care. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 16, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Suspected Monkeypox Patient Admitted in Jos Hospital - Official
[Premium Times] A patient suspected to have been infected by monkeypox disease has been admitted into the Bingham University Teaching Hospital Jos, Plateau State, a missionary-owned teaching hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

HRSA: Solicitation of Nominations for Membership To Serve on the Council on Graduate Medical Education
The Health Resources and Services Administration is seeking nominations on a continuous basis for the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME), including representatives of practicing primary care physicians, national and specialty physician organizations, foreign medical graduates, medical student and house staff associations, schools of allopathic and osteopathic medicine, public and private teaching hospitals, and representatives of health insurers, business, and labor. Nominations of medical students, residents, and/or fellows are also encouraged. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 14, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:'Govt Has Continually Shortchanged Resident Doctors Over the Years'
[Daily Trust] Dr Ahmed Ganiyu Olanipekun is the acting president of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). In this interview, he spoke on how the Federal government failed in its memorandum of terms of settlement signed with the association following the 2017 strike, the sack of Resident doctors in Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) and their demands among others. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Leading chief nurse announces retirement
Dame Hilary Chapman, chief nurse at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, has announced she will retire at the end of August after 32 years of nursing. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 3, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Highly-regarded trust chief nurse to retire after 30 year career
Professor Dame Hilary Chapman, chief nurse at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation, has announced she will retire in August this year, after 32 years of nursing. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 3, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Pelvic Exams Done on Anesthetized Women Without Consent: Still Happening Pelvic Exams Done on Anesthetized Women Without Consent: Still Happening
In many teaching hospitals, students doing their gynecology rotation"practice" a pelvic exam on a surgical patient without their consent. An ethics expert says this is unethical.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Key issues to consider and innovative ideas on fall prevention in the geriatric department of a teaching hospital - Chan DK, Sherrington C, Naganathan V, Xu YH, Chen J, Ko A, Kneebone I, Cumming R.
Falls in hospital are common and up to 70% result in injury, leading to increased length of stay and accounting for 10% of patient safety-related deaths. Yet, high-quality evidence guiding best practice is lacking. Fall prevention strategies have worked in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Nigeria:UBTH Urges Striking Health Workers to Embrace Dialogue, Save Lives
[Guardian] The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Prof Darlington Obaseki, has appealed to the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) to embrace dialogue that would end the strike and save the lives of Nigerians. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Health Workers Strike Paralyses Services At UniAbuja Hospital
[Daily Trust] Activities at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) in Gwagwalada, have been paralyzed following an indefinite strike embarked upon by the hospital's branch of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Health Workers' Strike Cripples Activities in Hospitals Nationwide
[Guardian] Activities in teaching hospitals were yesterday paralysed across the country as health workers embarked on a nationwide strike. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Is the current management of patients presenting with spinal trauma to district general hospitals fit for purpose? Our experience of delivering a spinal service using an electronic referral platform in a large district general teaching hospital without onsite spinal services - Hill DS, Marynissen H.
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective cross-sectional analysis. OBJECTIVE: To describe the provision of a spinal service using an electronic platform to direct management from an external spinal unit, and quantify time taken to obtain definitive management... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nigeria:Adesina Decries Poor Funding of Teaching Hospitals, Tertiary Institutions
[Guardian] The Pro-chancellor, Ekiti State University, Mr Dele Adesina (SAN) has decried the poor funding of tertiary education in the country saying it poses the greatest threat to manpower production. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

For fewer cast-related ailments in dogs, researchers find taller casts a better fit
(Morris Animal Foundation) Dogs fitted with longer casts for hind-leg injuries or ailments should see fewer pressure sores and soft tissue complications than dogs with shorter casts, said Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at Colorado State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Distribution of firearm injuries presented to surgical department of DHQ Teaching Hospital Bannu, Pakistan - Bukhari AS, Munir A, Hussain S.
The objective of the study was to determine the frequency and distribution of firearms injuries, etiological factors and the management of the patients... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nigeria:'Brain Drain, Funding Greatest Threats to Health Sector'
[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The Chief Medical Director of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, Dr Kolawole Ogundipe, has said the institution's great challenge has been how to block the menace of high labour mobility through efficient staff welfare package. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Cholera - MSF Sets Up Treatment Centre in Bauchi, Admits 243 Patients in 10 Days
[Vanguard] Abuja -Doctors Without Borders, also known as M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF), has set up a cholera treatment center in the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital Bauchi to manage the rising number of cases in the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Talking leadership: Clinicians leading transformational change
Ahead of our latest report on the subject of transforming health and care – Taj Hassan, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, and President, Royal College of Emergency Medicine, answers our questions about how clinicians are contributing to transformational change in the NHS. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan:'South Darfur Stands to Lose Medical Specialists' - Doctors
[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -A group of 17 deputy medical specialists at Nyala Teaching Hospital in South Darfur have withdrawn their services and threaten to leave South Darfur for good after the Ministry of Health relinquished its commitments and Nyala hospital stopped six of them from work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 29, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Emerhor, Chairman Uith Board Unveils Plans for Hospital
[Guardian] Ilorin -Newly appointed chairman, board of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Olorogun Otega Emerhor, has disclosed the readiness of the board and management to move the UITH to its next level. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Incidence and risk factors of workplace violence against nurses in a Chinese top-level teaching hospital: a cross-sectional study - Chen X, Lv M, Wang M, Wang X, Liu J, Zheng N, Liu C.
PURPOSE: To investigate the incidence of workplace violence involving nurses and to identify related risk factors in a high-quality Chinese teaching hospital. METHODS: A cross-sectional study design was used. The final sample comprised responses fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Alert Stepping Up Transformation Efforts
[Ethiopian Herald] All African Leprosy, Tuberculosis and Rehabilitation and Training Center (ALERT) said it is on the right track to achieve its plan to be a specialized teaching hospital by 2025. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Shelford Group trust will run deficit for 'at least three more years'
A Shelford Group teaching hospital trust will run an underlying deficit until at least 2021-22, it predicts. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - March 27, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Liberia:Game Changer - Weah Takes Liberia Into Era of Practicality
[FrontPageAfrica] When President George M. Weah promised some weeks ago that he will build Liberia's first ever military teaching hospital, many thought it was just that - a promise. Liberians have become accustomed to hearing big visions, too often espoused by leaders playing to the gallery. But President Weah had given us notice that his will be a different presidency, one of little words and more action. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Edo Sickle Cell Centre Gets Medical Supply From Presco/Ubth Committee
[Guardian] Benin City -Management of PRESCO Plc and the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) Sickle Cell Awareness Golf Tournament Fund Management Committee yesterday donated medical equipment worth millions of naira to the Edo State Sickle Cell Board as part of effort to alleviate the suffering of sickle cell-challenged persons in the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana:Cape Coast Teaching Hospital Without Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
[Ghanaian Times] The Cape Coast Teaching Hospital has resorted to using improvised support system in its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to manage newly born babies who need special attention after delivery, Dr David Asare, the Chief Executive Officer of the hospital has disclosed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Doctors Strike At South Darfur Hospital
[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -The assistant doctors at the Nyala Teaching Hospital entered into a strike on Thursday in protest against non-payment of their financial entitlements and a poor working environment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Baby Boy Born With Two Heads
[SudaNow] The City of Kosti in the White Nile State last week saw a medical rare case when a woman gave birth to a baby boy with two heads. The baby was moved to the intensive care of the Khartoum Teaching Hospital. A doctor at the hospital told Sudanow the baby is now under the attention of a team of doctors. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals Triggers Digital Transformation with MAXIMS go-live
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has laid the foundations for an ambitious digitisation programme, by deploying IMS MAXIMS technology in its emergency department. The go-live is already helping staff to better manage patients over the busy winter period. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Teaching trust's deficit to top £100m this year
A London teaching hospital trust will end the 2017-18 financial year with a deficit of around £120m, HSJ understands. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - March 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Teaching trust and CCGs in formal arbitration
A teaching hospital and its local commissioners are in formal arbitration as the end of the financial year approaches. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - March 9, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

First look: Lake Nona teaching hospital plans reveal future expansion (RENDERINGS)
The project includes a 60,000-square-foot, three-story medical office building. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

Meyer Memorial Hospital – 1939-1978
Many WNY residents of a certain age will recall that the hospital that preceded ECMC at 462 Grider Street was the Edward J. Meyer Memorial Hospital. In 1939, the hospital was re-named for Dr. Edward J. Meyer, the physician who served as the first president of City Hospital ’s board of managers and guided it through nearly two decades until his death in 1935. It was also Dr. Meyer’s leadership that assured the hospital would be the preeminent teaching hospital in the region. By the time of the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 6, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Supplied by ECMC Source Type: news

NHS Improvement investigation exposes 'deep cultural issues' at trust
An independent investigation into Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust has described “deep systemic cultural issues” at the organisation. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - March 5, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Trust penalised after including walk in centre data in A&E performance
Regulators withheld funding from a teaching hospital after it admitted only meeting its accident and emergency target “through the inclusion of the walk in centre performance [data]” from a facility it does not run, HSJ has learned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 27, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Top teaching hospital chief to retire after four decades in the NHS
One of the longest serving chief executives in the NHS has announced he will retire this year. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Trust ’s midwives to train using realistic birth simulator
Maternity staff at a teaching hospital are set to welcome a new piece of clinical training equipment that provides realistic simulations of childbirth, following a successful trial of the technology. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news