John Rayner, Regional Director, HIMSS Analytics for Europe and Latin America, discusses the digital future for patient records with Accountable Care Journal
Nine councils in England have been awarded extra funding for digitisation from NHS Digital and the Local Government Association (LGA) as up to £700,000 has been made available to support projects.
Professor Russell Viner, President of the Royal College of Paediatrics for Child Health (RCPHC), has responded to the government’s consultation on energy drinks, urging them to ban the sale of sugary drinks for under 16’s.
Tim Elwell-Sutton, Assistant Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Health Foundation, offers his insight on the impact of the social determinants of health, the cost of health inequalities and why, most crucially, it makes sense to invest in boosting health outcomes.
Mills & Reeve respond to Professor Sir Simon Wessely’s initial call for evidence as he undertakes his review of the Mental Health Act 1983, looking at a range of options for reforming the MHA, from large-scale changes to more specific amendments.
Pratik Patel BDS, Principal Dentist, Educational Supervisor with Health Education England and Co-Chair of Brent and Harrow Local Dental Committee, looks at Improving oral health for older people in care homes in Brent and Harrow.
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, is travelling to China to highlight the importance of healthcare collaboration in developing innovative digital health solutions.
Secondary schools across England are being asked to volunteer to take part in a statistical survey that will act as a barometer for young people’s alcohol, nicotine and drug use.