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NHS70: National Health Singers Won’t Let Go!

To celebrate the NHS’s 70th birthday on 5th July 2018, the National Health Singers released new single ‘Won’t let go’. The song aims to raise awareness of the current threat to the NHS, increase positivity and lead the fight to protect our National Health Service. The National Health Singers are a choir of doctors, nurses, healthcare…

SME AND START-UP OF THE YEAR 2018

MedShr wins SME and Start-Up of the year at Evening Standard Business Awards!

On 27th June 2018, the best and brightest of British business gathered at the Guildhall to celebrate London’s biggest success stories at the London Evening Standard Business Awards, hosted by Victoria Coren-Mitchell. The first category of the evening was the SME and Start-Up of the Year 2018 – and the winner was MedShr! The Evening…

MedShr Blog: An Approach to Appraising Randomized Controlled Trials

Demystifying Statistics in Medicine: An Approach to Appraising Randomized Controlled Trials

Randomized controlled trials (RCT) allow scientists to test whether an intervention leads to an outcome of interest. The first clinical trial dates back to 1747 and was conducted by James Lind; although not with the rigor of today, Lind selected 12 participants ravaged with scurvy and allocated in pairs to 6 groups1. The first pair…

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MedShr Global Tumor Boards launching at ASCO 2018

Tumor Boards and Multidisciplinary Meetings (MDMs) bring together the team of professionals involved in the diagnosis, treatment and care of cancer patients. Typically they include oncologists, radiologists, cancer surgeons, specialist nurses and relevant physicians such as gastroenterologists or chest physicians. These meetings consider a patient’s symptoms, clinical signs and investigations, and plan tests and treatment…

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MedShr and CRF at the Structural Heart Disease Summit 2018!

MedShr is working with CRF to support the Structural Heart Disease Summit 2018, bringing together 10 years of experience from TVT with a live case demonstration course on LAA and PFO in Chicago from 20-23rd June. The event features: Comprehensive training with live cases Tips and tricks for TAVI, mitral, LAA and PFO interventions The…

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MedShr supporting the fight to eradicate malaria at the Malaria Summit in London

In April, MedShr attended the Malaria Summit in London in support of the global fight to eradicate the deadly disease for good. https://youtu.be/xCoy2B4UcB4 The event was co-hosted by the Governments of Swaziland and Rwanda and convened by the RBM Partnership to End Malaria and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In attendance were 12 Heads of State,…

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MedShr and CRF collaboration to launch at Chronic Total Occlusion Summit 2018!

We’re excited to announce a new collaboration with the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, which will be launched at the CTO Summit 2018 in New York in February! The CTO Summit Live Case Course brings together leaders in the fields of CTO intervention between 15-16th February in New York. First hand knowledge through live cases Tips and tricks…

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MedShr’s Top 10 Medical Cases of 2017

In 2017, thousands of doctors, medical students and healthcare professionals contributed their knowledge and engaged in fascinating case discussions on MedShr. Here is a list of the top 10 case discussions of 2017 - you'll find a range of trending cases, strange cases and cases of great educational value. We hope you enjoy reading them,…

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MedShr: changing the face of formal medical education with Health Education England!

We are delighted to announce a new initiative involving joint appointments with Health Education England (HEE) to MedShr Education Fellow posts. Motivated and enthusiastic junior doctors will join the team as MedShr-HEE Education Fellows to develop this innovative platform as a tool for formal learning. Integrating MedShr into medical education and training will deepen knowledge…

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MedShr’s exciting new initiative with BMJ Case Reports!

MedShr is delighted to announce that we are now working with BMJ Case Reports, an award winning journal comprising a focused, peer-reviewed, valuable collection of cases. MedShr will provide a platform for BMJ Case Reports subscribers to discuss case reports and enrich medical education by adding another facet to the learning they provide. BMJ Case…