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Wednesday 7th December 2016

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Obese patients face surgery delays

28th November 2016

Smokers and obese people will have routine surgery delayed in York.

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One in ten dying after bowel surgery

30th June 2015

Audit across England and Wales finds too many patients are dying following emergency bowel surgery.

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Pioneering surgery saves bowels

16th March 2015

Technique developed to 'save' bowel when performing polyp removal surgery.

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Inpatient surgery transferred from Stafford

11th February 2015

Overnight inpatient stays have been transferred from Stafford to Royal Stoke University Hospital and Royal Wolverhampton Trust.

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Surgery restrictions for smokers and obese

4th December 2014

The NHS in Devon has said smokers and morbidly obese will be denied routine surgery unless they quit or lose weight.

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Patient surgery app created by Imperial

11th July 2014

Mobile app created to help patients prepare for surgery.

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Older people face age discrimination

4th July 2014

A new report suggests older people face discrimination when doctors decide whether or not to give them surgery.

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Woman woke at point of surgery

16th April 2014

A patient having an appendix removed awoke before surgery unable to tell NHS staff she was conscious.

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Google Glass may improve performance of surgical procedures

4th October 2013

Royal Philips and Accenture to study a demonstration that uses Google Glass for researching ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of performing surgical procedures.

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'Intelligent' knife developed to 'sniff' out cancer

18th July 2013

Scientists have developed an 'intelligent' knife that can sniff out tumours.

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