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No-deal Brexit ‘could see ops cancelled', NHS trust says – BBC News

NHS trusts could “quickly run out of vital medicine” in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the chief executive of a leading hospital group has warned. Dr David Rosser of University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) said that, despite NHS stockpiling, shortages would likely occur due to “unprecedented” distribution challenges. Medicine shortages could lead to some operations… Read More »

Transplanting stem cells from donors' eyes could 'cure blindness'

Transplanting stem cells from donors’ eyes could ‘cure blindness’ after a world first study saw patients improve their vision in just 18 months Study of 16 people with limbal stem cell deficiency – severely reduces vision Transplant improved vision, reduced pain and lessened light sensitivity Although early days, the ‘promising’ study shows ‘potential for stem… Read More »