Posts By: Action Radiotherapy

Plans for £65m Birmingham hospital set for green light

A new £65m hospital for NHS and private patients in Birmingham is expected to be given the green light next week. The plans were first revealed in July 2017 by University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and HCA Healthcare UK with the development having space for 138 beds and expected to be completed by 2020…. Read more »

Some Bucks cancer patients waiting more than 100 days for treatment

Bucks hospitals are not hitting targets for cancer treatment- with some patients waiting more than 100 days before they are treated. A total of four cancer patients attending hospitals under the Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust waited 104 days before they received treatment for their illness in January. Bucks Free Press

Adjuvant radiotherapy may improve survival in head and neck cancer

Adult patients with head and neck sarcoma with microscopic and macroscopic positive surgical margins may benefit from adjuvant radiotherapy, according to findings presented at the 2018 American Head & Neck Society Annual Meeting in National Harbour, Maryland. Positive margins post-surgery are associated with poor survival among patients with head and neck sarcoma, but the benefit… Read more »

X-rays and scanners are out-of-date at Hull hospitals – but there’s a £40m hole in the budget to pay for upgrade

Hospital bosses in Hull are considering applying for a multi-million pound loan to help pay for new medical and scientific equipment. The Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust says it is £40m short of what it needs to update vital equipment such as scanners and X-ray machines over the next three years. Committee chairman… Read more »