Posts Tagged ‘August 2018’

Consultant urologist now a senior clinical lecturer at University of Hertfordshire

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Mr Nikhil Vasdev, one of the Trust’s consultant urological surgeons, is set to take up an additional role from 3 September as a senior clinical lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire’s school of life and medical sciences. He will be focusing on robotic urological and uro-oncological research, an area in which Nikhil has been involved […]

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Trust spearheads new carers handbook

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

A new handbook has been created to provide carers with support and signpost them to organisations for further advice and guidance.  The Trust’s carers lead, Jodie Deards, led on the project with support from local carers, NHS trusts and voluntary carer organisations, and funding from NHS England. Above: New carers handbook launch at the Lister […]

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Trust ranked in top 50 for research

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

The Trust has been ranked again in the top 50 acute trusts for research by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN), this time for both the number of research studies and the number of participants taking part. Last year, the Trust took part in 127 studies, putting us in 44th place […]

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Five daredevils aim to raise money for the Lister’s urology department

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Five skydivers will be jumping from a plane to raise money for the Lister’s urology department. The skydivers are members of the Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy Heroes (RALPH) support group.

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Five daredevils aim to raise money for the Lister’s urology department

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Five skydivers will be jumping from a plane to raise money for the Lister’s urology department. The skydivers are members of the Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy Heroes (RALPH) support group. RALPH members taking part in the skydive, pictured left to right: Jason Keener, James Hemmings, Ian Cannonier and Antonio Ciaravella. Not pictured: Peter Joyce. The […]

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Ear acupuncture service expands to help more cancer patients

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

The ear acupuncture service at Mount Vernon’s Lynda Jackson Macmillan Centre (LJMC), which was first started to help relieve side-effects of breast cancer treatment, is now being offered to patients with prostate cancer. Above: Beverly de Valois (centre) with members of the ear acupuncture service  The service began after a research study in 2003 by […]

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