Latest news — articles for July 2017

Research in the emergency room helps predict organ failure in critically injured patients

Testing blood samples within the first two hours of injury could help predict which critically injured patients are more likely to develop multiple organ failure, according to an early study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) using research at The Royal London Hospital. The finding that there is a specific immune response to trauma shortly after injury could also help with the development of new therapies.

Strike action by Serco employees

Members of the Unite union employed by private contractor Serco and working at Barts Health have voted in favour of industrial action.