Surgeons save grandmother’s sight after the world’s first robotic surgery to remove tumour

A grandmother who faced the prospect of losing an eye due to cancer has kept her vision thanks to innovative robotic surgery. For the first time in the world, surgeons at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust undertook the delicate procedure using a robot to successfully remove a tumour next to a patient’s eye.

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App that helps vulnerable people in Lambeth during the pandemic has won a top business award

An app which mobilised volunteers to shop for vulnerable people in Lambeth during the pandemic is among the winners in London’s top responsible business gongs. Described as an ‘Uber for volunteers’, onHand, which matches volunteers with charities in need of help, won the Lord Mayor’s Award for Innovation During COVID-19 at the Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards.

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