Welcome to our next instalment of Digital digest. We try to look out for interesting bits we find online. Connect with us on social media to let us know of anything we might miss.
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'.
Cancer-hunting 'nanorobots' able to shrink tumours by cutting off blood supply' via the @Independent, with a comment from Professor Dorothy Bennett, director of the Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute at St George’s. https://t.co/3YOVHwgweI pic.twitter.com/LTzTt4Gtq7— St George's London (@StGeorgesUni) February 20, 2018
Fancy a run? Why not do it to support haematology services at University College London Hospital?
We have places in the #Westminster #10km, 15 July 2018. Run for #HCC and support #haematology services @uclh. Get in touch for your place. https://t.co/512pI7j9n7 Join #Team_Haem #PatientCare #Education #research pic.twitter.com/5lIeLbKYHz— HCC UCLH (@HCC_UCLH) February 21, 2018
On the subject of organ donation, we wanted to share the joy of what a donation can mean to a family.
"My beautiful friend got ‘the call’ and was gifted a new lease of life.. all thanks to a tremendously brave family saying ‘yes’ to organ donation at an extremely difficult time in their lives." #YesIDonate pic.twitter.com/06R74ML3UC— NHS Organ Donation💗 (@NHSOrganDonor) February 23, 2018
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