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.
At Croydon, we know that successful integration of health and social care is not just about the local authority working closely with the NHS, writes Tony Newman, Leader of the London Borough of Croydon. So what is being done to meet the needs of communities in South London?
Digital technology now forms an intimate part of our everyday lives and there is a strong consensus that the NHS is decades behind other sectors in embracing it. Does the expectation to deliver rapid tech innovation clash with the readiness of the NHS? David Duffy writes for ACJ
At a time when parliamentary democracy is illuminated in the media spotlight, it is easy to forget that plebiscite democracy has, through the millennia, come to challenge the power of the ruling classes. This phenomenon is beginning to take place in healthcare. Dean Fathers writes for ACJ.
Engineering in medicine is not just about linear accelerators or medical technology scattered across wards, operating rooms (ORs) and other health spaces – Jim Wilkerson, System Director at Memorial Health System in Illinois, USA, and Terry Young of Datchet Consulting, write for ACJ.
Professor Terry Young analyses why the NHS has failed to reduce waste where other sectors have succeeded. Could technology enable an answer to be found at last?
High profile distress and failure across the public sector contracting market has become all too common, culminating most recently in the collapse of Carillion. All are entangled in allegations of mismanagement and corporate profiteering. But is this the real story? Almost certainly not.