Croydon PGMC

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Croydon University Hospital

formerly Mayday University Hospital

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    News story: Healthcare UK leads delegates on digital health mission to China

    NHS updates

    A team of British delegates travelled to China to promote their businesses and products at the recently opened UK Digital Health Demonstration Centre. The event on 12 August 2014 focused on care for the elderly.

    They then went on to attend the 3 day China Health Forum in Beijing which took place 15 to 17 August and its sister exhibition event, the China Hospeq.

    Healthcare UK’s digital healthcare specialist Maddy Bose was one of the leaders of the delegation to China. Maddy Bose said,

    This was an important mission to he...

    News story: Healthcare UK leads delegates on digital health mission to China

    NHS updates

    A team of British delegates travelled to China to promote their businesses and products at the recently opened UK Digital Health Demonstration Centre. The event on 12 August 2014 focused on care for the elderly.

    They then went on to attend the 3 day China Health Forum in Beijing which took place 15 to 17 August and its sister exhibition event, the China Hospeq.

    Healthcare UK’s digital healthcare specialist Maddy Bose was one of the leaders of the delegation to China. Maddy Bose said,

    This was an important mission to he...

    News story: Healthcare UK leads delegates on digital health mission to China

    NHS updates

    A team of British delegates travelled to China to promote their businesses and products at the recently opened UK Digital Health Demonstration Centre. The event on 12 August 2014 focused on care for the elderly.

    They then went on to attend the 3 day China Health Forum in Beijing which took place 15 to 17 August and its sister exhibition event, the China Hospeq.

    Healthcare UK’s digital healthcare specialist Maddy Bose was one of the leaders of the delegation to China. Maddy Bose said,

    This was an important mission to he...

    Late cancer diagnosis 'costing lives and money'

    NHS updates

    "Almost half of cancer patients diagnosed too late," says The Guardian, citing a new report that explored both the financial and health impact of late cancer diagnosis.

    The late diagnosis of almost all types of cancer usually means the disease has already spread within the body, making it less treatable, reducing a patient's chances of survival, and potentially increasing the cost of effective treatments.

    This means an enduring aim of cancer treatment is to pick up the disease as soon as possible, so treatment is more likely to be effective.

    The report predicted around 52,000 cases of four common cancers (