Commitment to Research 2019 – 2023

A great read from NHS Grampian on their Commitment to Research. Delighted to have Alan featured with a brief on Softcell’s technology”—all-documents/item10ResearchCommitmentJanuary2019.pdf


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.—all-documents/item10ResearchCommitmentJanuary2019.pdf


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