Monthly Archive:: September 2017

Johns Hopkins Go Team Embarks on Medical Humanitarian Mission to Help Victims of Hurricanes Maria and Irma in Collaboration with Bloomberg Philanthropies

Reading Time: 1 minutesA team of medical experts from Johns Hopkins Go Team is on the island of St. John to provide and support patient care in the aftermath of hurricanes Maria and Irma. In collaboration with Bloomberg Philanthropies, this humanitarian mission brings much-needed supplies, medicines and medical personnel

Johns Hopkins Go Team Embarks on Medical Humanitarian Mission to Help Victims of Hurricanes Maria and Irma in Collaboration with Bloomberg Philanthropies

Reading Time: 1 minutesA team of medical experts from Johns Hopkins Go Team is on the island of St. John to provide and support patient care in the aftermath of hurricanes Maria and Irma. In collaboration with Bloomberg Philanthropies, this humanitarian mission brings much-needed supplies, medicines and medical personnel

Paul Rothman Appointed to Second Term as Leader of Johns Hopkins Medicine

Reading Time: 1 minutesJohns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels announced today the appointment of Dr. Paul B. Rothman to a second term as CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine and dean of the medical faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Paul Rothman Appointed to Second Term as Leader of Johns Hopkins Medicine

Reading Time: 1 minutesJohns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels announced today the appointment of Dr. Paul B. Rothman to a second term as CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine and dean of the medical faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Media Alert: Jeeps for Joy to Donate More Than 100 Stuffed Animal Bears to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

Reading Time: 1 minutesOn September 30 Jeeps for Joy will form a Jeep procession and drive from Newark, Delaware to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center to donate more than 100 Build-a-Bear stuffed animals to Children’s Center staff to later distribute to patients. Jeeps for Joy is a nonprofit organization dedicated

Home-testing kits that detect bowel cancer could almost halve invasive examinations by 2020

Reading Time: 1 minutesA major NHS England funded study is expected to almost halve the number of invasive procedures by 2020 by improving the accuracy of home-testing kits that detect bowel cancer from invisible amounts of blood. This could mean more than 100,000 NHS patients in England avoid the

NHS England to help tackle rising costs of GP indemnity with £10 million boost

Reading Time: 1 minutesNHS England has today announced at its Public Board meeting plans to help strengthen out-of-hours GP services during the winter period by making £10 million available for indemnity costs. Last winter an extra 80,000 GP sessions took place thanks to NHS England’s indemnity scheme, and this

Watch the live video stream of NHS England’s Board meeting

Reading Time: 1 minutesTaking place on Thursday 28 September 2017, NHS England, Skipton House, London, at 10.45am. View a live stream of the Board meeting Take a look at the Board papers

Johns Hopkins Joins Collaborative Effort to Sequence the Redwood Genome

Reading Time: 1 minutesResearchers from Johns Hopkins, the University of California, Davis, and the Save the Redwoods League have partnered in an ambitious plan to fully sequence the coast redwood and giant sequoia genomes for the first time. Using a new genetic sequencing technology, called the Oxford Nanopore MinION

NHS England Board meeting – 28 September 2017

Reading Time: 1 minutesThe next NHS England Board meeting will take place on 28 September 2017 from approximately 10.45am at Skipton House, 80 London Road, London, SE1 6LH. If you would like to attend, please register your interest by emailing england.boardattendance@nhs.net and let us know if you have any specific requirements. Please note that