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News Archive – April 2020

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BASO Cancer Situation Reports

Posted 24 Apr 2020

Cancer Surgery during the COVID 19 crisis

Due to the COVID Pandemic, NHS has cancelled most or all the routine operations in many hospitals & the cancer treatments are put on hold. BASO has set up a site to collect data on what happens to these patients and to produce weekly reports to... Read more

Global Tracheostomy Collaborative Webinar

Posted 20 Apr 2020

Overcoming COVID-19 through Science and Teamwork

Overcoming COVID-19 through Science and Teamwork: Lessons from London, Italy, and USA  Please join this Global Tracheostomy Collaborative webinar on one of the great challenges of our time.  The session will show how cross-cultural insights are... Read more

ENTUK2WW triage

Posted 14 Apr 2020

Supported by BAHNO

 ENTUK  have validated a telephone triaging system and service evaluation for head and neck cancer patients.  Given the current move towards telephone consultations for both new and follow-up patients during the COVID-19 pandemic,  more widespread... Read more

BASO Guidance

Posted 13 Apr 2020

Cancer surgery sustainability and recovery during COVID-19 pandemic

BASO has issued guidance for cancer surgery sustainability and recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please click here for the document. Read more

Effectiveness of Surgical and Cotton Masks in Blocking SARS–CoV-2

Posted 07 Apr 2020

A Controlled Comparison in 4 Patients

Background: During respiratory viral infection, face masks are thought to prevent transmission (1). Whether face masks worn by patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) prevent contamination of the environment is uncertain (2, 3). A previous... Read more