One hundred patients at The Royal London Hospital have befitted from robot assisted surgery since the technology was introduced in 2017.
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Surgeons Shahnawaz Rasheed and Marielle Nobbenhuis sat on opposite sides of the da Vinci Xi robotic console to perform a hysterectomy on 63-year-old Christine Lockton as well as removing part of her colon.
PARO, a robotic seal that responds to voice and touch interactions, is a step closer to being introduced to dementia wards following a study involving Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has carried out its first robotic-assisted total knee replacement operation.
Da vinci robots, which provides minimally invasive surgery for patients, have been introduced at Barts Health NHS trust thanks to £5.5m of funding.
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This month’s industry nibs features NHS academy launching a leadership training programme for community pharmacists.