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Novel treatment for severe asthma to be available on NHS

Novel treatment for severe asthma to be available on NHS

The UK’s National Health Service will make bronchial thermoplasty, a novel treatment for severe asthma, widely available by the end of 2018. Bronchial thermoplasty was...
Conclusion over confusion healthcare preparing for Brexit

Conclusion over confusion: healthcare preparing for Brexit

Brexit Health Alliance has been working with the government to inform guidance regarding the healthcare industry preparing for Brexit. The government has published its first...
Steam treatment used to tackle benign prostate enlargement

Steam treatment used to tackle benign prostate enlargement

The NHS has presented a new breakthrough procedure using steam that shrinks the enlarged prostate gland, making the treatment of benign prostate enlargement less...
Will the opt-out organ donation register increase numbers?

Will the opt-out organ donation register increase numbers?

According to a new study by Queen Mary University of London, UK, an opt-out organ donation register is unlikely to increase the number of...
New partnership takes aim at out-of-hospital cardiac arrests

New partnership takes aim at out-of-hospital cardiac arrests

The NHS, British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Microsoft have joined forces to help save lives in out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. The groundbreaking partnership has the ambitious...
England to introduce opt-out organ donation system

England to introduce opt-out organ donation system

The UK Government has unveiled plans for an opt-out system for tissue and organ donation in England, in a move which it says will...
Health Europa Quarterly discusses the latest health trends

Health Europa Quarterly discusses the latest health trends

Editor Kathryn Washburn introduces the sixth edition of Health Europa Quarterly, which features contributions from Dr Roberta Petrino, president of the European Society for Emergency...
Health Europa Quarterly Issue 06

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 06

Health Europa Quarterly issue 06 highlights the 70th anniversary of the UK's National Health Service (NHS), as well as outlining the changes and challenges...
Are online consultations the future of primary care?

Are online consultations the future of primary care?

Dan Worman, the CEO of Refero, an online engagement provider to the health and social care market, argues that disruptive rather than destabilising online...
How should we judge the NHS at 70?

How should we judge the NHS at 70?

The Health Foundation’s Dr Jennifer Dixon reflects on the myriad challenges facing the NHS as the pioneering healthcare service turns 70. The NHS was founded...
The Support Hope and Recovery Online Network (SHaRON): transforming mental health with digital

The Support Hope and Recovery Online Network (SHaRON): transforming mental health with digital

Jonathon Burton, web and digital services manager at Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the trust’s Support Hope and Recovery Online Network (SHaRON),...
Good Clinical Practice across the NHS

Good Clinical Practice across the NHS

Health Europa discusses Good Clinical Practice, how it is monitored and the modern-day threats to clinical practice which could compromise the healthcare system. Good Clinical...
Newly appointed ABPI president aims to transform patient care

Newly appointed ABPI president aims to transform patient care

The newly appointed president of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), Erik Nordkamp, has set his sights on helping to transform patient...
NHS 70th anniversary: experts say patient care needs improvement

NHS 70th anniversary: experts say patient care needs improvement

As NHS 70th anniversary celebrations take place today, experts are commenting on the current condition of the healthcare service, saying more needs to be...
Looking to the future: harnessing data analytics to achieve truly integrated healthcare

Looking to the future: harnessing data analytics to achieve truly integrated healthcare

David Bolton, Qlik’s vice-president, industry solutions, marks the 70th anniversary of the NHS by looking at the transformative possibilities data analytics offers the service...
King’s Fund responds to government announcement of new NHS funding

King’s Fund responds to government announcement of new NHS funding

The King’s Fund has responded to Theresa May’s announcement yesterday of new NHS funding, calling it a “welcome shot in the arm”. Yesterday, UK Prime...
Dementia risk is now a part of the NHS Health Check

Dementia risk is now a part of the NHS Health Check

As part of the NHS Health Check programme GP surgeries will soon start speaking to patients about the ways in which they can reduce...
Pioneering medical treatments should be available on NHS, survey reveals

Pioneering medical treatments should be available on NHS, survey reveals

New potentially life-saving and pioneering medical treatments such as bone marrow transplant and stem cell therapy should be made available on the National Health...
NHS funding could hinder patient’s access to drugs warns King’s Fund

NHS funding could hinder patient’s access to drugs warns King’s Fund

A new report from The King’s Fund has revealed that NHS funding levels are not keeping pace with growth in NHS spending on medicines,...
NHS breast screening offered to women after missed invitations

NHS breast screening offered to women after missed invitations

Over 300,000 women aged between 70 and 79 are to be offered a catch-up NHS breast screening test this year in England, following recent...

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