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Digital fax: axing the fax machine, but not the fax

Digital fax: axing the fax machine, but not the fax

Digital fax providers, eFax, recognise the healthcare industry’s processes aren’t yet ready to totally abolish the fax – instead they suggest a better solution. Experts...
Medical cannabis and the patient experience in the UK

Medical cannabis and the patient experience in the UK

It’s the most socially disruptive phenomenon of the new millennium - medical cannabis is sweeping the planet and patient experience could possibly be improving,...
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...
Technology in healthcare requires value focused leadership

Technology in healthcare requires value focused leadership

Discover how the NHS is evolving and adapting to technological advances thanks to pioneering leaders – could technology in healthcare be effectively executed in...
The human factor in healthcare optimisation and digital health

The human factor in healthcare optimisation and digital health

Sean Price, EMEA Industry Solutions (public sector and healthcare) Qlik shares his views on how the human touch can unlock data potential in the...
Improving patient experience and outcomes using virtual cognitive assistants

Improving patient experience and outcomes using virtual cognitive assistants

Virtual cognitive assistants could drastically reduce the administrative burden on NHS staff, leading to improved patient experience and health outcomes. It’s becoming widely accepted that...
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...
Missing GP appointments occurs more for those with long-term conditions

Missing GP appointments occurs more for those with long-term conditions

Repeatedly missing GP appointments may indicate greater risk of death from all causes, particularly in patients with long-term conditions. Published in BMC Medicine, new research...
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 –...
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...
Evaluating blockchain and distributed ledger use for the NHS

Evaluating blockchain and distributed ledger use for the NHS

Dr Stewart Southey weighs the potential benefits of blockchain and distributed ledger technology in the NHS The past few years have seen a veritable frenzy...
UK Government immigration plan causes major concern for NHS

UK Government immigration plan causes major concern for NHS

Focusing on getting the UK Government immigration plan right, NHS Employers chief executive voices his concern regarding the Prime Minister’s speech at the CBI...
NHS could be short of 51,000 nurses by the end of the Brexit transition period

NHS to be short of 51,000 nurses by the end of the Brexit transition...

New report reveals the NHS could be short of 51,000 nurses, enough to staff 45 hospitals, by the end of the Brexit transition period. The...
The digital challenge: achieving a paperless NHS by 2020

The digital challenge: achieving a paperless NHS by 2020

Despite calls for a paperless NHS back in 2013, the service is far from completing its paperless journey. Qlik’s David Bolton sets out how...
Brexit could break the NHS

Brexit could break the NHS

The Immigration Advice Service’s Maddie Grounds explains why the EU referendum, Theresa May’s ‘hostile environment’ and a possible no-deal Brexit scenario could devastate the...
Is there a youth mental health funding crisis?

Is there a youth mental health funding crisis?

The charity YoungMinds has released a report on the impacts of a lack of youth mental health funding and is campaigning for the UK...

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