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Ensuring the future of the NHS with revolutionary health innovations

Lorna Green, the Director of Enterprise and Growth at Innovation Agency, part of the Academic Health Science Network, speaks about how health innovations are...
GP-turnover

GP turnover rates in England continually increased over last decade

The proportion of general practices with a high turnover rate has almost doubled in ten years, a new study has shown. Academics from the University...
acute-medical-units

Recommendations issued to improve patient safety in acute medical units

Digital healthcare and an increase in senior staff availability are just some of the recommendations made by experts following a ten-year patient safety analysis...
robotic-technology

Robotic technology increases surgical efficiency at NHS hospital

An NHS hospital in Gloucestershire has adopted new robotic technology to make minimally invasive surgery more readily available to patients. Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, part of...
local government funding

Cuts to local government funding in England linked to lower life expectancy

UK researchers have conducted a novel study indicating that reductions in England's local government funding have potentially influenced declines in life expectancy. The study, led...
artificial-intelligence

AI technologies receive £36m funding boost to transform NHS care

A £36m funding boost will support the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies designed to transform the quality of NHS care and speed up...
cost-of-antidepressants

Rise in cost and usage of antidepressants sparks concern

An alarming surge in the usage and cost of antidepressants in 2020 has been recorded by researchers from the University of Huddersfield. Researchers conducted a...
nhs innovation accelerator

NHS Innovation Accelerator drives technological development

The award-winning NHS Innovation Accelerator is providing support for promising innovators to enable them to scale up across the English healthcare system. Since its launch...
UK to strengthen clinical research delivery

UK to strengthen clinical research delivery

The UK government has set out its vision to make the country a world-leader in designing and delivering clinical research. It aims to use the...
Cannabis medicine for refractory epileptics should be available on NHS

Cannabis medicine for refractory epileptics should be available on NHS

  In this article, Hannah Deacon, medical cannabis campaigner and Executive Director of the UK Medical Cannabis Clinicians’ Society discusses how access to Bedrolite is...
NHSX unveils new digital health technologies assessment

NHSX unveils new digital health technologies assessment

NHSX has unveiled a simpler and faster assessment process for digital health technologies used in the NHS and social care. The new Digital Technology Assessment...
Supporting the healthcare sector on its digital transformation journey

Supporting the healthcare sector on its digital transformation journey

Anne Sheehan, Business Director at Vodafone UK discusses how it is helping the healthcare sector in its digital transformation. COVID-19 has presented many challenges for...
Fast-tracking the use of copper in the NHS to tackle AMR

Fast-tracking the use of copper in the NHS to tackle AMR

Rory Donnelly, clinical research director of Copper Clothing, discusses the need to fast track copper for use in the NHS as an antimicrobial material...
New global health insurance card for British citizens

New global health insurance card for British citizens

The UK has launched a new Global Health Insurance card (GHIC) as part of the new UK-EU deal. The UK has made a new agreement...
Lifesaving COVID-19 treatments for NHS patients

Lifesaving COVID-19 treatments for NHS patients

Patients in intensive care units across the UK will be receiving potentially lifesaving treatments for COVID-19. The government-funded REMAP-CAP clinical trial has shown that the...
NHS Digital services

COVID-19 pandemic leads to record usage in NHS Digital services in 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to access healthcare remotely has soared, and NHS Digital services have seen a huge increase in usage throughout 2020
Cardiac surgery survival inequalities between private and NHS patients

Cardiac surgery survival inequalities between private and NHS patients

A new study has revealed that private medical patients are 20% less likely to die or develop complications following surgery than NHS patients. The study,...
BMJ says Christmas COVID-19 rules will overwhelm healthcare services

Christmas COVID-19 rules will overwhelm healthcare services

The British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the Health Service Journal (HSJ) have stated that the new COVID-19 Christmas rules will overwhelm the NHS. In order...
NHS hospitals to receive £600m for refurbishment

NHS hospitals to receive £600m for refurbishment

Funding of £600m will be provided to NHS Trusts across the country for refurbishment. Staff, patients, and visitors across all regions in England will be...
Supporting people and communities through social prescribing

Supporting people and communities through social prescribing

A new report has been launched today that reveals how the NHS can make small changes to better support local communities’ health and wellbeing. NHS...

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