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Editors choice

Should you have a practice WhatsApp group?

21st March 2019

WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned digital messaging platform, is a useful communication tool – but how secure is it, and should you really be using it to share practice information? We speak to security expert Kevin Curran, [read more]

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New time-saving insomnia diagnosis tool

21st March 2019

Over three quarters (79%) of GPs see someone with a sleep complaint at least once a week – a significant drain on resources. A new tool offers the potential for GPs to quickly diagnose insomnia, [read more]

Editors choice

Pay-per-click for your practice

18th March 2019

Leaflet drops are a great way to encourage people to register with your practice, but have you considered digital advertising? Ian Spencer describes how you can use Google Ads effectively to reach more potential patients [read more]

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Matt Hancock bans pagers from NHS

13th March 2019

Matt Hancock, the health secretary, has ordered the removal of pagers for non-emergency communications by the end of 2021 Matt Hancock has ordered that NHS trusts will be required to phase out pagers by the [read more]

Finance and funding

Telehealth could save NHS England billions

6th March 2019

Research, as reported by Pharma Phorum, shows that billions of pounds could be saved through the use of digital health tools A new whitepaper from Now Healthcare Group (NHG) suggests that the use of digital [read more]

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Interview with Andy Kinnear

5th March 2019

Andy Kinnear is the director of digital transformation at South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW). One of the leading champions for connecting care in the health service, Andy played a role in shaping [read more]

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Personal printing at work: yes or no?

5th March 2019

A recent survey by Ebuyer has found that over 1.5 billion personal documents are printed in the workplace per year. As practices seek new ways to save money, could a crackdown on private printing save [read more]

Editors choice

Inside the NHS App

25th February 2019

In late January NHS England launched the NHS App – a new innovation which the healthcare body hopes will transform access for patients. Available for free across England, by 1 July all practices should be [read more]

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Video: Targeted lung checks

21st February 2019

NHS England has released a video about the Leeds Lung Check programme. The service, funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research, provides a targeted lung check service for those at risk of developing lung cancer. Watch the [read more]