April 2017

Retirement will be Twice as Nice for Nursing Duo

Two childhood best friends with the same first names, who attended the same school, who started their nursing training together on the same day in 1979 and who still work together in the same department, retired on the same day from University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM). In 1979, Bernadette Hough and […]

Trial of new triple inhaler shows 20% reduction in COPD flare-ups

Flare-ups in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the UK’s fourth leading cause of death, can be reduced by 20% by a combined triple inhaler, according to the results of a trial of more than 2,000 people conducted at University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM). The study, published in the Lancet, contains the results […]