A ‘simple’ modification of domiciliary (i.e. designed for use at home) non-invasive ventilators could significantly reduce oxygen consumption by hospitals treating Covid-19-related respiratory failure, a study by specialists at Royal Brompton Hospital has found. The findings, published in leading respiratory medicine journal Thorax, showed that the modified ventilators were able to successfully capture the oxygen during the expiration phase, that would have otherwise been released back into the atmosphere, resulting in a large amount of wasted oxygen. Read more
New measures have been put in place at our hospitals for patients who are coming in for an appointment, test or procedure. This video explains these, and other measures, in more detail. You will hear from Lucy Everett, matron and lead nurse in infection control, Paul Lidgate, senior nurse and matron, and Itayi Chinehasha, senior staff nurse, who talk you through what to expect during your visit. Watch video
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