The bedsore scanner which could save thousands of lives
A new scanner is being used by St Mary's Hospital, on the Isle of Wight to tackle patient bedsores.
Pressure sores kill 60,000 people a year and cost the NHS £2.1bn annually.
They usually affect people confined to bed or who sit in a chair or wheelchair for long periods of time.
The scanner is being tested by the hospital as part of a new international trial of the device.
27 Aug 2017
- From the section Hampshire & Isle of Wight