Is the NHS in trouble this winter? It is well known that the NHS faces increased pressure over the winter months as the temperature drops and colder weather takes its toll. To monitor this, the NHS publishes weekly performance statistics.
In the winter, healthcare workers are more likely to suffer from skin issues, with studies showing that they have a much higher prevalence of dry skin than any other profession. Why it is crucial for hand hygiene and needs to be considered this winter.
In 2017, Professor Sir John Bell published the well-received Life Sciences Industrial Strategy. CMS surveyed over 100 life sciences executives from companies, academia, charities and investment institutions, presenting the findings in a new report: ‘Vital Signs’.
NHS England and NHS Improvement have announced a joint leadership team, the NHS Executive Group, to lead their departments from April 2019. What does this mean for costs and integration between NHSE and NHSI? Read the full list of appointments here.
VIDEO: launching the report for the IQVIA and Public Policy Projects White Paper identifying where the life sciences industrial strategy needs to go further in the context of Brexit.
Willow Burn Hospice in Lanchester, Durham, has selected Medstrom Healthcare to provide beds and surfaces for the new hospice wing in a move designed to improve patient care and experience.
People with a severe mental illness have a life expectancy that is some 15-20 years shorter than average. This is perhaps one of the starkest statistics in health in the UK. With the NHS Long Term Plan on the horizon, it’s perhaps time to look at how new measures of prevention and early intervention
A new report from leading think tank, the King’s Fund, claims that improvements in health ‘can no longer be taken for granted.’ Does this spell the start of a new public health agenda? And what does this mean for traditional models of health and care?
In October, Doctorlink held an event at the Royal Society of Medicine, entitled ‘The Practice Rethink,' bringing together GPs, practice managers, commissioners and policymakers from across the UK to discuss how the implementation of technology could advance the GP practice of the future.
Leading healthcare messaging service MJOG is spearheading a trailblazing partnership scheme aimed at improving access to doctors for hundreds of thousands of patients.
High Court intervenes and grants injunctions in two separate cases involving cardiologists where the employing Trust in one case had imposed continuing restrictions on practice following an investigation and in the other case, fully excluded a Professor of Cardiac Surgery, writes Jacqui Atkinson.