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Episode #1 - Nutrition Nurse Specialist Yvonne Clarkson from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Yvonne Clarkson is a Nutrition Nurse Specialist from Royal Preston Hospital, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.



  • 01:18 – How long have you been a nutrition nurse for and what do you enjoy in the role?
  • 03:12 – What does the nutrition team look like in Preston?
  • 05:40 – Short video of Healthy Human Volunteer study
  • 07:13 – How did it feel placing 37 NG tubes on friends & colleagues within the Trust
  • 10:05 – Difference between placing NG tubes on healthy human volunteers vs patients
  • 12:05 – How did the experience inform your practice going forward
  • 12:54 – How important is it to explain the procedure with patients
  • 14:25 – Difference between testing with NGPOD vs pH strips in the Healthy Human Volunteer study



NGPod: Stop "Never Events", improve patient recovery and reduce costs

The NGPod handheld devices overcomes many of the risks associated with existing Nasogastric placement confirmation methods.

  • No aspiration required
  • No interpretation required. Get a clear "Yes/No" answer
  • Rapid result [c.15 seconds]
  • Reduce delays to patients treatment, hydration and nutrition
  • More cost-effective than testing with pH strips
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