The Royal Bournemouth Hospital (RBH), in the UK, has had its first flight land on its new helipad.
New monitors give UK armed forces the edge
The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has signed a £14-million deal with Remote Diagnostic Technologies (RDT) to supply medical monitors to the UK Armed Forces.
The Tempus Pro monitor will be used by the Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Air Force personnel for missions including aeromedical evactuation. The MOD said the portable, battery-powered monitor transmits data back to medical facilities and treatment teams in real time, giving them a better understanding of a patient’s condition ahead of time.
“The new Tempus Pro monitor will ensure that [personnel] will receive the best possible care and treatment should they be wounded or taken ill,” said Harriett Baldwin, minister for defence procurement. “Backed by our rising defence budget and our £178-billion equipment plan, our investment in these cutting-edge medical monitors demonstrates how we are working with our NATO allies to provide lifesaving equipment to our frontline personnel.”
Around 450 monitors have already been delivered, with 900 planned for delivery over the next five years.
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