The next Grand Round will take place over lunchtime, in the main Lecture Theatre, MDGH on 9th October. It will feature a presentation from Obs & Gynae staff.
Please note: There will be NO Grand Round on 23rd & 30th October due to Half Term holidays. Grand Round will restart on 6th November 2013.
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Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
Acute oncology on the acute medical unit
This toolkit aims to improve the care of cancer patients admitted to hospital as an emergency with medical problems due to their cancer or their treatment. It stresses the importance of patients having access to cancer specialists as soon as possible, and suggests that NHS trusts set up acute oncology services, which can work with the team in the acute medical unit to help in the management of patients with acute oncology problems.
This is a news sheet aimed at healthcare professionals, which highlights problems with the use of medical devices.
ALL medical devices can fail but an increasing number of incidents that result in significant morbidity or mortality arise out of user error or because of poor practices. This edition highlights common issues that have been encountered and provides guidance on preventing problems in the future.