Tag Archives: Surgery
5 February 2013 Last updated at 06:55 ET By Marie Louise Connolly BBC Northern Ireland health correspondent The guidelines used to assess children’s cardiac services in NI were not endorsed by local professional medical bodies, it has emerged. The assessment has led to the future of cardiac services at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children being placed under threat.
28 January 2013 Last updated at 19:46 ET By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online Only trained doctors, nurses and dentists should provide non-surgical cosmetic treatments such as Botox, say surgeons.
25 January 2013 Last updated at 03:47 ET New treatment for breast cancer patients could be rolled out nationwide if a study in Cornwall proves successful. The Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro has been given £250,000 to trial a new technique, known as the “painbuster”.
9 January 2013 Last updated at 06:45 ET Concerns over the management of breast care services at a hospital are to be the subject of an independent inquiry. The review comes as police investigate surgeon Ian Paterson over alleged botched or unnecessary breast cancer operations at West Midlands hospitals. Lawyer Sir Ian Kennedy will chair the review of services at Solihull Hospital, part of the Heart of England NHS Trust.