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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...
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/16-million-to-introduce-digital-prescribing-in-hospitals

Hospitals in England to receive funding for digital prescribing

The UK Government is providing £16m in funding to hospitals across England to introduce digital prescribing. Patients and staff across 16 hospitals in England are...
digital inclusion

Digital inclusion fundamental to tackling health inequalities

The NHS’s Widening Digital Participation Programme, delivered by NHS Digital, found that tackling the ‘digital divide’ is essential to reducing health inequalities.
NHS should help people self-care with online health information gateway

NHS should help people self-care with online health information gateway

Experts are calling for the NHS to help people self-care by offering a clear online gateway to quality-assured information about minor health conditions. The call...
Total dedication to excellent wheelchair service delivery

Total dedication to excellent wheelchair service delivery

AJM Healthcare is one of the leading providers of NHS wheelchair services in the UK. Our corporate strategy is to focus exclusively on wheelchair services...
ADASS calls on UK Government to prioritise adult social care this winter

ADASS calls on UK Government to prioritise adult social care this winter

To ensure that working-age disabled people and older people get the care they need, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) is...

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