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NHS 70th anniversary: experts say patient care needs improvement

NHS 70th anniversary: experts say patient care needs improvement

As NHS 70th anniversary celebrations take place today, experts are commenting on the current condition of the healthcare service, saying more needs to be...
Looking to the future: harnessing data analytics to achieve truly integrated healthcare

Looking to the future: harnessing data analytics to achieve truly integrated healthcare

David Bolton, Qlik’s vice-president, industry solutions, marks the 70th anniversary of the NHS by looking at the transformative possibilities data analytics offers the service...
Council of Europe protocol on genetic testing enters into force

Council of Europe protocol on genetic testing enters into force

The Council of Europe’s protocol on genetic testing, part of its Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine, has entered into force. The protocol on genetic...
What do we know about women’s health?

What do we know about women’s health?

In a new report, Professor Johanne Sundby from Kilden genderresearch.no has argued that more knowledge is required to better understand women’s health. The report entitled...
How does the government work with the healthcare sector?

How does the government work with the healthcare sector?

The quality of the healthcare sector is important, with health professionals and organisations urging government officials to help aid those in need. So, how...
Heat stress deaths avoidable by adhering to Paris Agreement climate goal

Heat stress deaths avoidable by adhering to Paris Agreement climate goal

Compelling new evidence from the University of Bristol, UK, has found that the number of deaths caused by heat stress could be limited if...
Diabetes UK welcomes government’s Childhood Obesity Plan Chapter 2

Diabetes UK welcomes government’s Childhood Obesity Plan Chapter 2

The chief executive of Diabetes UK has expressed his approval of the government’s publication of the Childhood Obesity Plan Chapter 2, which he says...
Competence makes thae difference in emergency medicine

Competence makes the difference in emergency medicine

Dr Roberta Petrino, president of the European Society for Emergency Medicine, shares with Health Europa her hopes for the inaugural Emergency Medicine Day. The European...
A&E: the canary in a changing world

A&E: the canary in a changing world

The A&E performance figures published this winter by NHS England were the worst since the four-hour target was introduced in 2004. Here, RCEM vice-president...
Learning from the WannaCry ransomware attack

Learning from the WannaCry ransomware attack

More than one year on from the devastating WannaCry ransomware attack, Tanium’s Matt Ellard considers how far healthcare organisations are prepared to deal with...

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