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NHS Long-term plan – ‘This is not about miracles’

NHS Long-term plan – “This is not about miracles”

Published today, the NHS Long-term plan is set to save almost half a million more lives with practical action and investment in treatments –...
Food reformulation for better health

Lets take a closer look at food reformulation for better health

Professor Markus Peck, of United European Gastroenterology, highlights the importance of food reformulation for improved digestive and public health. Food reformulation and related efforts to...
Brexit uncertainty causing trouble for NHS trusts across UK

Brexit uncertainty causing trouble for NHS trusts across UK

According to the BMJ, NHS trusts are struggling to produce concrete plans amid the continuing Brexit uncertainty. NHS trusts across the UK are struggling to...
What does Immigration White Paper mean for the NHS?

What does the Immigration White Paper mean for the NHS?

According to NHS Employers chief executive, Danny Mortimer, the Immigration White Paper proposals do not provide a long-term solution to NHS needs. In response to...
Lung transplant discrimination: patients claiming the system is ‘rigged’

Lung transplant discrimination: patients claiming the system is ‘rigged’

According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, USA, lung transplant discrimination may still be occurring across the nation. Court filing prompted change in lung allocation policy in...
Securing patient data: the new critical national infrastructure?

Securing patient data: the new critical national infrastructure?

David Higgins, from CyberArk, discusses the rise of hacking, how the health industry may be at risk and more importantly, how patient data could...
Has a new solution to battle the NHS waiting room mayhem been found?

Has a new solution to battle the NHS waiting room mayhem been found?

Dealing with 1 million patients every 36 hours comes at a cost, but could using something as simple as telephone communication prevent the NHS...
Overcrowded hospitals are becoming increasingly common ahead of Christmas

Overcrowded hospitals becoming increasingly common before Christmas

According to the BBC, England is experiencing overcrowded hospitals with eight accident and emergency units having had to turn away patients arriving in ambulances. The...
Its time the world hears more about Universal Health Coverage

It’s time the world hears more about Universal Health Coverage

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is the much needed movement whereby all individuals and communities receive health services without suffering financial hardship. Today, 12 December 2018,...
Pharma professionals: Brexit to have negative impact on UK healthcare sector

Pharma professionals: Brexit to have negative impact on UK healthcare sector

According to latest GlobalData survey, 59% of healthcare pharma professionals have a negative sentiment about Brexit’s impact on the UK healthcare sector. Negative sentiment amongst...
Medical cannabis to be licensed in Greece

Medical cannabis to be licensed in Greece

In an attempt to tap into the market worth billions, earlier this week Greece issued the first licence to private companies allowing the growth...
Time to talk air pollutants and the monumental impact on health

Time to talk air pollutants and the monumental impact on health

Over the recent decades more proof has shown that air pollutants are related to adverse health effects, so it’s time to re-evaluate air quality...

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