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HCA International win four Laing and Buisson awards

06 October 2009

HCA International, which owns London's six leading private hospitals (including the London Bridge Hospital), has won four major awards at the annual Laing and Buisson Independent Healthcare Awards on Tuesday 22nd September 2009.  These awards are presented for outstanding achievement in the Independent Sector provider

 

Innovation at London Bridge Hospital avoids blood transfusions and aids patient recovery

13 October 2009

Perfusionists at London Bridge Hospital have succeeded in reducing the number of blood transfusions during operations by recovering and recycling patient’s own blood.

Chief Perfusionist Alan Rayner and his team have combined a range of specialised techniques along with the latest technology to reduce damage to blood, and more efficient ways of recycling a patient’s blood during a major operation, thereby reducing the level of blood loss during and after operations.