Entries by Sharon Evans

DAS 2024 – Decontamination and Sterilisation Conference

Is DAS 2024 already in your calendar? If you are a decontamination manager or lead, or part of the sterile services team then this is an event not to be missed. Taking place on 6th February at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham, this transformative conference aims to shape the future of decontamination and sterilisation. […]

Orthopaedic Surgery Innovations

Orthopaedic surgery has seen remarkable advancements in recent years, revolutionizing the way we approach musculoskeletal disorders and injuries. From minimally invasive techniques to cutting-edge technologies, the field of orthopaedics is at the forefront of medical innovation. This article explores some of the groundbreaking developments that have transformed orthopaedic surgery, enhancing patient outcomes and redefining the […]

How bad is bed blocking in the NHS?

Bed blocking, or delayed discharge, continues to pose significant challenges to the NHS in the UK. This bottleneck situation typically occurs when patients, who are medically fit for discharge, remain in hospital beds due to difficulties in securing appropriate care or support in the community. Delayed discharge not only puts a strain on hospital resources […]

Women in Surgery in England – looking back, moving forward

The number of women in surgery in England is growing, but there are still significant issues facing female surgeons. According to the Royal College of Surgeons in England, the ratio of male to female consultant surgeons in the UK is approximately 8:1. This disparity between male and female surgeons is marked. It reflects that fact […]

Cairn supports amazing Children’s Heart Surgery Fund

Here at Cairn Technology, we are delighted to have raised £2,300 for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF) since starting to donate in November 2021. We are very proud to be supporting this amazing charity, as it provides life-saving medical equipment for the Leeds Congenital Heart Unit (LCHU), as well as parent accommodation for families, […]

Plastic Surgery events in the UK in 2023

If you are involved in plastic or reconstructive surgery, then this Autumn/Winter offers several excellent opportunities to learn and network with fellow consultant plastic surgeons. From facial surgery and body contouring to oral surgery, hand surgery and much more, you are sure to find some benefit from attending the following events:   BAAPS Congress 2023 […]

6 Must-See UK Medical Events for Autumn/Winter 2023

Summer might be almost over, but there are still plenty of insightful and engaging events to get your teeth into this year. Whether you are a consultant surgeon, a theatre manager, an estates manager, or anyone interested in digital healthcare and medical developments, there will be something in the months ahead worth popping in your […]