23 February 2018

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The Royal College of Physicians is celebrating its 500th anniversary this year. Have a look at this cartoon video detailing their 500 years of history. 

Find out what else the RCP have been doing to celebrate by following #RCP500


With the Winter Olympics in full swing, Andrew Liteplo's video has gone viral in the medical professional community. The video demonstrates his curling efforts in the ultrasound department, coining the tag #sonolympics 




History Professor Jaipreet Virdi has shared this fascinating photo from 1870 of a blood transfusion.




Did you know that the American Society of Haematology produce regular podcasts? Listen to Omar Abdel-Wahab, MD discuss 'Vitamin C Treatment Restores TET2 Deficiency and Confers Sensitivity to PARP Inhibition'. 




Each week the NHS put someone from the organisation in charge of their Twitter feed. This week it was Anthony who is the Assistant Director for Organ Donation and Nursing. Click on his profile for more of Anthony's tweets.


St George's London have highlighted a recent article from the Independent which includes a demonstrative video about Cancer-hunting 'nanorobots'.



Fancy a run? Why not do it to support haematology services at University College London Hospital?


And Finally...

On the subject of organ donation, we wanted to share the joy of what a donation can mean to a family. 

Have a look at our past Digital Digests for more interesting pieces from earlier weeks:

Digital Digest - 16 February

Digital Digest - 9 February

Digital Digest - 2 February

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