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Is improving patient care next on Boris Johnson’s to-do list?

Is improving patient care next on Boris Johnson’s to-do list?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced an extra £1.8 bn (~€1.9bn) for NHS frontline services, but will improving patient care come with the cash injection? Johnson...
New Prime Minister Boris Johnson to prioritise upgrade of hospital services

New Prime Minister Boris Johnson to prioritise upgrade of hospital services

Johnson has made “hospital upgrades” a focus in his first speech as PM and “ensuring the money for the NHS really does get the...
New Index reveals world’s best healthcare systems

New Index reveals world’s best healthcare systems

ID Medical has created an index ranking OECD countries on metrics regarding their healthcare systems such as healthcare spend, number of hospital beds, doctors...
The NHSX, multidisciplinary teams and healthcare professionals

The NHSX, multidisciplinary teams and healthcare professionals

Explore how NHSX can improve communication between multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) and healthcare professionals. Every week, multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) made up of healthcare professionals from different...
Discover how survivors of China’s organ transplant trade are to mobilise across all major cities

Discover how survivors of China’s organ transplant trade are to mobilise across all major...

Tens of thousands of people will take to the streets across the world, as pressure mounts for China to end the persecution of Falun...
Digital records and patient care – just what the doctor ordered

Digital records and patient care – just what the doctor ordered

Linda Watts, GDE Programme Manager & Head of Health Records at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, delves into the importance of digitisation in healthcare...
Healthcare Partnership Network: why a simple bar code can change the tide in the NHS

Healthcare Partnership Network: why a simple bar code can change the tide in the...

Scheduled to be speaking at the Healthcare Partnership Network event, Stuart MacMillan, Interim Consultant on the NHS project Scan4Safety, talks us through the digital...
Please note, this article will appear in issue 10 of Health Europa Quarterly, which will be available to read in July 2019.

NHS Nurses save 87 minutes a day in revolutionary trial

In a busy hospital setting, innovative technology makes medication rounds safer and more efficient, helping NHS nurses save 87 minutes each, per day, in...
NHS North East partners with Health Call to deliver digital healthcare

NHS North East partners with Health Call to deliver digital healthcare

NHS organisations across the UK have welcomed a new collaboration to harness innovative digital healthcare and technology, with the aim of improving patient health...
NHS ethics are being compromised by hostile immigration policies

NHS ethics are being compromised by hostile immigration policies

Maddie Grounds writes as a political correspondent for the Immigration Advice Service, exploring the NHS ethics that have been compromised by hostile immigration policies. The...
NHSX: reviewing NHS tech spending and setting its mission

NHSX: reviewing NHS tech spending and setting its mission

NHSX announced it has completed a major review of NHS tech spending, with some programmes to close, merge and some that have naturally come...
The NHS Long-Term Plan and a fully digital NHS

The NHS Long-Term Plan and a fully digital NHS

David Highton, Strategic Health Advisor at Servita explains the importance of the NHS Long-Term Plan and how collaboration is the key to facilitating a...

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