A great read from NHS Grampian on their Commitment to Research. Delighted to have Alan featured with a brief on Softcell’s technology”
Alan Johnstone is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with NHS Grampian and specialises in trauma. He was awarded a Chair by RGU and is a serial inventor, designing implants and surgical equipment. Currently, he is developing a novel soft tissue pH monitoring system that will have multiple clinical uses. Through collaborations with NHS Grampian and CHaRT, he is conducting a multicentre study investigating its efficacy to diagnose acute compartment syndrome. The system won the Elevator Innovation Award in 2018.