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Secondary care leads the way for clinical safety – why GP surgeries need a CSO

Secondary care leads the way for clinical safety – why GP surgeries need a...

If we are implementing IT changes within the NHS that has a potential clinical effect, then clinical safety is important says Dr Ian Jackson,...
NHS staff productivity estimated to release £12.5 billion of staff time

NHS staff productivity estimated to release £12.5 billion of staff time

Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, launches TPA report on automation in health care highlighting that technology will allow NHS staff more time to do the...
NHS technology is about to get revamped with Matthew Gould as new CEO of NHSX

NHS technology is about to get revamped with Matthew Gould as new CEO of...

Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed the appointment of Matthew Gould as the new CEO of NHSX – Could this bring a new era of...
Artificial Intelligence – is it fake news for health and social care?

Artificial Intelligence – is it fake news for health and social care?

Ian Jackson, Medical Director and Clinical Safety Officer at Refero, makes the case for renaming Artificial Intelligence in health and social care. The Department of...
ePrescriptions are finally crossing borders in Europe

ePrescriptions are finally crossing borders in Europe

Did you know that Croatia can now send and receive ePrescriptions across borders? Could this be the catalyst to start the exchange of ePrescriptions...
What do you know about the world of forced organ harvesting?

What do you know about the world of forced organ harvesting?

The second public hearings of the Independent Tribunal into forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China (China Tribunal) is taking place in...
The SCUBY project and the world of hypertension

The SCUBY project and the world of hypertension

Discover the SCUBY project, the mission of scaling up integrated care for diabetes and hypertension in Cambodia, Slovenia and Belgium. The University of Antwerp’s Josefien...
Diabetes prevention can be achieved by healthy lifestyle interventions

Diabetes Prevention Programme exceeds expectations for patients with type 2

Patients on the NHS Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Programme have between them lost close to 60,000kg, according to new figures. In total, the 17,000 people...
Enhanced data sharing and continuity of care in Denmark

Enhanced data sharing and continuity of care in Denmark

MedCom’s Anna Seeberg Hansen and Janne Rasmussen present an overview of MedCom’s role in the Danish healthcare system and its priorities in the area...
Is healthcare on the brink of a global workforce crisis?

Is healthcare on the brink of a global workforce crisis?

KPMG Global Chairman for Healthcare Dr Mark Britnell, cautions how healthcare is “on the brink of a global workforce crisis” – how prepared is...
Brexit healthcare concerns amplified in case of a no deal Brexit

Brexit healthcare concerns amplified in case of a no deal Brexit

Availability of medicines, staff, researchers and academics has been a point of contention regarding Brexit, here Dr Paul-Peter Tak explores Brexit healthcare and what...
Learn about the dedicated effort to make detailed food labelling a reality

Learn about the dedicated effort to make detailed food labelling a reality

Diabetes UK’s Bruce Warwick introduces the Food Upfront campaign, a dedicated effort to make detailed food labelling a reality for the British public. The Diabetes...

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