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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

Exclusive: Director resigns over 'complete governance breakdown'
A non-executive director at troubled Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust has resigned with immediate effect amid a deepening crisis at the trust, including a “complete breakdown of relationships” at board level. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

King's needs £223m DHSC loan this year, board reveals
A London teaching hospital has predicted it will need to borrow nearly a quarter of a billion pounds from the Department of Health and Social Care this financial year, it emerged yesterday. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Time to Register, Reactivate Open Payments Account
Physicians and teaching hospitals can submit data to CMS'Open Payments system until March 31; beginning in April, they can preview data others have entered about them. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - February 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Nigeria:Governor Urges End to Medical Tourism
[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola has urged Nigerians to take advantage of the world-class medical facilities at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, instead of traveling abroad for medical treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Teaching hospital trust placed in financial special measures
A hospital trust where concerns were raised about late payment of suppliers has been placed in financial special measures. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 9, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Yorkshire nurses pioneering access to severe asthma drugs
Nurses, doctors and therapists at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are working together to identify and treat people with severe asthma who could benefit from new drugs. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 8, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Investigation reveals excess heart surgery deaths at teaching hospital
A major teaching hospital is still working to improve its heart surgery unit after high infection rates and a larger than expected number of deaths. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 7, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

German University Says No Danger to People in Auto Industry Funded Tests German University Says No Danger to People in Auto Industry Funded Tests
A German university teaching hospital that has been caught up in an outcry over testing the impact of nitrogen dioxide on humans said on Friday there was no danger to the people involved.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Open globe injury: demographic and clinical features - Sahin Atik S, Ugurlu S, Egrilmez ED.
BACKGROUND: Open globe injuries (OGIs) are the main cause of visual impairment worldwide. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical features and the visual outcome of OGIs presented to the largest Teaching Hospital in Western part of Turkey. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Zambia:Siamese Twins Undergo Operation
[Zambia Reports] A team of doctors at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) is operating on two Siamese twins who are attached at the abdomen. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - February 2, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Nigeria:Lassa Fever - Obaseki Releases N100m for Medical Equipment
[This Day] Benin City -To further curtail the spread and outbreak of Lassa Fever owing to the rising number of patients being referred to Irrua Specialists Teaching Hospital for treatment, Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the immediate release of N100 million as first tranche payment for the procurement of four dialysis machines, ventilators, Personal Protective Equipment, drugs and other consumables required for the treatment of Lassa Fever patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

‘We Made Little Spring Rolls With Their Feet.’ These Bears Are Getting Special Treatment for Their Wildfire-Burned Paws
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Veterinarians successfully used alternative medical treatments such as acupuncture on three wild animals burned in the Southern California wildfires, although one patient — a 5-month-old mountain lion — did keep eating his fish-skin and corn-husk bandages, vets at the University of California, Davis said Wednesday. Rescuers brought two adult bears, one of them pregnant, and the young mountain lion to veterinarians with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife and the university after the animals were hurt in the largest wildfire in state history. They were found in the Los Padres Nation...
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ellen Knickmeyer / AP Tags: Uncategorized animals APH healthytime onetime Source Type: news

NHS Improvement changes stance on Wirral inquiry publication
NHS Improvement has said there is a “strong presumption in favour” of it publishing the independent investigation into the regulator’s handling of concerns at the Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 25, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Lassa Fever - Irrua Isolation Centre Full, Over 25 Cases Under Treatment
[This Day] The Lassa Fever Isolation Ward in Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH), Edo State, is presently recording an over flow of patients with about 25 confirmed or suspected cases currently under treatment or observation at the ward. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Concern over patient harm investigations at teaching trust
A teaching hospital where 10 patients suffered severe harm after the trust failed to keep track of their appointments has been criticised by NHS England. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 25, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Hospitals to return charity donations after sexism controversy
Two London teaching hospitals have said they will return donations from a charity event at the centre of a sexism row. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 24, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Lasuth, Indian Hospital Hold Free Medical Camp for Orthopedic Patients
[Guardian] The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) is organizing a free medical camp for orthopedic patients with joint replacement and spinal cord injuries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

NHS Improvement could keep Wirral investigation secret
NHS Improvement has refused to commit to making public the independent investigation into the governance of Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 22, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Meet our Women of Influence honorees: She helped finance Sandoval County's teaching hospital
On Feb. 12 we will celebrate this year's Women of Influence honorees at Sandia Resort and Casino. We are introducing each of our 27 honorees to readers between now and then. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Marielle Dent Source Type: news

Meet our Women of Influence honorees: She helped finance Sandoval County's teaching hospital
On Feb. 12 we will celebrate this year's Women of Influence honorees at Sandia Resort and Casino. We are introducing each of our 27 honorees to readers between now and then. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Marielle Dent Source Type: news

Consultants threaten trust chair with 'no confidence' vote
The chair of Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust has been called to an extraordinary meeting of the trust’s consultant body and could face a vote of no confidence, HSJ has learned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news