• Training Defibrillator for A&E

    The benefits of having our own training defibrillator and running training in-house are as follows: Immediate Life Support (ILS) is a mandatory annual study day for emergency department nurses. Places on Trust run ILS days are limited and ED staff often face a long wait for training even though our area is deemed to be

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  • Ambulatory Urodynamics Machine for Gynaecology

    The pelvic floor centre at HHFT is well recognised regionally, nationally and internationally as a centre of excellence for investigating and managing woman with pelvic floor problems such as prolapse and incontinence.  We are now a tertiary referral centre for pelvic floor problems and are being referred more and more patients with increasingly complex conditions. 

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  • Micropulse Yellow Wavelength Retinal Laser for Ophthalmology

    Yellow wavelength lasers are a new development in the treatment of retinal diseases and hold many advantages over the traditional green wavelength lasers used in the majority of eye units in the UK. They penetrate the tissues of the eye including through cataracts to where they are effective at the retina. This wavelength laser works

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  • Ultra-widefield Fundus Camera for Ophthalmology

    This machine will be a very significant upgrade on the existing fundus camera in the eye department, which is now out of date and rarely used. It allows an ultra-widefield (UWF) view of the retina in a single picture through un-dilated pupils. A 200 degree field of view of the retina is visible, which is

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  • Mini Laparoscopy Instruments for Gynaecology

    As technology advances we moved from the laparotomy era to the laparoscopic approach being able to perform larger operations with smaller instruments, which decreases pain, eliminates scarring and makes the operation much less tedious, so that it’s easier to learn. This led to a reduction of hospital stay and scar size, increasing the patient’s safety,

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