Posts Tagged ‘Lister’

A&E well-being room refurbished thanks to Friends of Lister donation

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Lister A&E’s well-being room has been refurbished, thanks to a donation from the Friends of Lister. The room provides a safe and welcoming area for vulnerable patients to be looked after whilst they wait to be been seen by specialist teams, such as those who help patients suffering with issues relating to their mental health.

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A&E well-being room refurbished thanks to Friends of Lister donation

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Lister A&E’s well-being room has been refurbished, thanks to a donation from the Friends of Lister. The room provides a safe and welcoming area for vulnerable patients to be looked after whilst they wait to be been seen by specialist teams, such as those who help patients suffering with issues relating to their mental health. […]

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Lister PAT dogs provide special service for patients

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

More patients than ever are benefitting from the Lister’s PAT (Pets As Therapy) dog team, which provides people with a friendly companion to visit them during their stay at hospital. 

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Lister PAT dogs provide special service for patients

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

More patients than ever are benefitting from the Lister’s PAT (Pets As Therapy) dog team, which provides people with a friendly companion to visit them during their stay at hospital.  The Lister currently has ten PAT dogs, who have spent more than 230 hours visiting nearly 4,500 inpatients across 14 wards at the Lister this […]

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1,000th robotic prostate cancer surgery procedure performed at the Lister

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

The team behind the Lister’s Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Urological Cancer Centre, which opened in December 2008, has carried out its 1,000th prostatectomy procedure using robotic surgery.  This places the centre as one the largest services in the country.   The surgery carried out by the team also includes full and partial removal of kidney, bladder removal […]

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1,000th robotic prostate cancer surgery procedure performed at the Lister

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Recently the team at the Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Urological Cancer Centre, which opened in December 2008, undertook its one thousandth prostate removal using Da Vinci Robot.

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World expert in robotic surgery operates at the Lister

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Dr Karel Decaestecker, a world expert in robotic bladder cancer surgery, visited the Lister last week to share his skills and expertise with Trust consultant Nikhil Vasdev and the urology team. Together they performed two cystectomies and advanced urinary reconstruction techniques robotically on bladder cancer patients. Dr Decaestecker is the head of clinic for the […]

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World expert in robotic surgery operates at the Lister

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Dr Karel Decaestecker, a world expert in robotic bladder cancer surgery, visited the Lister last week to share his skills and expertise with Trust consultant Nikhil Vasdev and the urology team. 

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Lister’s pneumatic tube system saves porters walking 285 miles every week

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

The Lister’s pneumatic tube system saves a porter around 285 miles of walking every week between the emergency department and the hospital’s laboratories. Roughly 684 cylindrical pods are sent through the Lister’s pneumatic tube system every day. They are used to transport urgent pathology samples, deliver catering request cards and send medications across the site. […]

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Lister’s pneumatic tube system saves porters walking 285 miles every week

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Roughly 684 cylindrical pods are sent through the Lister’s pneumatic tube system every day. They are used to transport urgent pathology samples, deliver catering request cards and send medications across the site.

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