News

Standards are the future of care

15th February 2019

Digital information-sharing can power the future of healthcare – but only if it’s safe and secure, says Professor Maureen Baker, chair of the Professional Record Standards Body and a GP. The PRSB plays a crucial [read more]

Management

Everyday ways to cut everyday costs

14th February 2019

In the age of austerity, and ever tighter NHS budgets, its essential that you scrutinise your expenditure. Small business expert and author of Simple Tips, Smart Ideas: Build a Bigger, Better Business, Erica Wolfe-Murray, provides [read more]

Long-term conditions

Should we screen people for irregular heartbeat?

14th February 2019

Screening for irregular heartbeats can help identify serious potential health issues – so should we be screening people more regularly? The prevalence of irregular heartbeat is rising significantly, and the issue is associated with increased [read more]

Health Tech

GP at Hand will expand to Birmingham

14th February 2019

As reported by The Telegraph, the Babylon app – GP at Hand – will expand into Birmingham Certain cities already have access to video appointments, the most famous of which is the notorious GP at [read more]

Health Tech

AI in healthcare: when will it arrive?

13th February 2019

AI has the potential to improve the quality of care while lowering the costs for patients and hospitals, says Dr. Mahiben Maruthappu, Dr. Varun Buch. But when will it start to make a difference? Whether ordering [read more]

Long-term conditions

Scotland approves new child cancer drug

13th February 2019

A new cancer drug for children has been approved in Scotland – while a cancer drug for adults has been rejected A cancer drug for children suffering from a rare form of leukaemia has now [read more]

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