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Episcissors-60 Reduces the Risk of Injuries

NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellow: Dharmesh Kapoor Overview Episcissors-60 are simple to use surgical scissors, which guide an accurate mediolateral episiotomy at 60 degrees, thereby removing human error in estimating episiotomy angles during childbirth. There is evidence that this product is safer than letting women tear spontaneously in first normal births5 The angle of the cut is […]

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Evaluation of telehealth monitoring in pregnancy using a multimatrix, multipartner model

The project will evaluate the clinical application of simple Telehealth technology using the NHS ‘Florence’ system in patient-directed, home management in two common pregnancy-related problems: mild pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Pilot work undertaken at Sunderland Royal Hospital over the initial 18 months has confirmed feasibility. This was a collaborative, multi-agency, multidisciplinary […]

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Loss in Multiple Pregnancies Support Toolkit

This project translates the results of a recent research study into a professional resource toolkit for neonatal staff dealing with parents who experience loss from a multiple pregnancy. There is a very specific set of issues for parents who have lost a baby from a multiple pregnancy who may find themselves supporting a living sibling whilst […]

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