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Health system offered free of charge to assist coronavirus efforts

14.05.20: Words provided by Marketing Metrix, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive Assisting government efforts to combat the current coronavirus outbreak, data science consultancy Marketing Metrix is offering their recently launched hea...

Dedicated adult social care workforce app launched by government

07.05.20: England’s adult social care workforce is set to benefit from a new dedicated app to help support them through the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The Care Workforce app, which has been developed with NHSX and the NHS Business...

Cel-Fi products improve mobile signal coverage in NHS properties

29.04.20: Words provided by Frequency Telecom, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive The universal problem of poor mobile signal has far reaching implications for individuals and organisations across the UK. But, for an institution like t...

Britain’s GPs reducing coronavirus risks with phone, video technology

21.04.20: Words provided by X-on, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive GPs and returning healthcare workers are utilising the latest ‘breakthrough’ digital phone and video technology from their homes to help remotely address...

Healthcare Communications supports NHS trusts with free eClinic software

21.04.20: Words provided by IMImobile, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive With the coronavirus outbreak demanding greater access to remote appointments and consultations, global cloud communications software and solutions provider IMIm...

Emergency call: 4G coverage is a necessity in hospitals and care homes

15.04.20: Stuart Waine of Spry Fox Networks explains why 4G coverage is not just nice to have inside hospital buildings and care homes but an essential part of hospital operation. This content was provided by Spry Fox Networks and editorial...

Capitalising on virtual reality to support mental healthcare

14.04.20: Content provided by Oxford VR, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive. Oxford VR have published their latest white paper, which explores and evidences how clinical excellence and gamification technology is being utilised effectiv...

Providing mission-critical IT hardware and equipment to the NHS

14.04.20: Content provided by Techbuyer, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive. In these unprecedented times, technology can and is helping during the pandemic in surprising ways. We have seen this in our core business, where there has be...

NHS Digital streamlines NHS Smartcard access for new staff

06.04.20: New starters have been granted quicker access to hospital systems after NHS Digital permitted the use of a virtual Smartcard and streamlined processes for physical cards. This will prove particularly significant for the thousands of staff w...

NHS technology sees 38% surge in usage during coronavirus outbreak

02.04.20: New research carried out into the use of NHS technology (such as apps and websites) demonstrated a 38% increase in usage among respondents due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Some of the biggest NHS technology increases were seen in th...

NHS unveils measures to assist people finding trusted health information online

11.03.20: The NHS has unveiled a new package of measures to help assist people finding trusted health information online. Working alongside Google to provide the new developments, it will ensure the UK public have easy access to NHS information about...

NHSBSA set to launch open-source data portal

09.03.20: NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) have announced they will launch their Open Data Portal (ODP) by the end of March 2020, providing everyone from NHS commissioners to the public easy access to data. Developing the NHSBSA Open Data Por...

WMAHSN announced as £3.2m project partner

03.03.20: West Midlands Academic Health Science Network have been announced as a partner of the West Mercia Rural 5G project, which was recently awarded a £3.2m funding packet by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS). Op...

Axe the fax: Bringing about the end of the outdated hospital machinery

02.03.20: Richard Kerr BSc, MBBS, MS, FRCS is a Council Member of the Royal College of Surgeons and was Chair of the Commission on the Future of Surgery This article was first published in the NHE Jan/Feb 2020 edition It is less than two years s...

Health Foundation to explore data and tech in health and care

03.02.20: The Health Foundation has announced a ‘significant investment’ into developing a new programme of work aimed at analysing the impact of data analytics and technology on UK health and care. The new strategy, Data Analytics for Be...

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NHS Confederation: Complacency must be avoided in lockdown easing

29/05/2020NHS Confederation: Complacency must be avoided in lockdown easing

Alongside welcoming in news of further easing of lockdown measures in England, NHS Confederation Chief Executive Niall Dickson also issued a star... more >
Supporting NHS trusts, employees and their families in remote working

28/05/2020Supporting NHS trusts, employees and their families in remote working

Words provided by Skillsoft, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive The shift to remote working has been sudden and dramatic for ... more >
RCGP: GP input will be vital to local level success

28/05/2020RCGP: GP input will be vital to local level success

As the UK government unveils its new NHS Test and Trace programme, the Chair of the Royal College of GPs (RCGP), Professor Martin Marshall, outli... more >

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25/09/2017A hotbed of innovation

This edition of NHE comes hot on the heels of this year’s NHS Expo which, once again, proved to be a huge success at Manchester Central. A number of announcements were made during the event, with the health secretary naming the second wave of NHS digital pioneers, or ‘fast followers’, which follow the initial global digital exemplars who were revealed at the same show 12 months earlier.  Jeremy Hunt also stated th... read more >

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Haseeb Ahmad: ‘We all have a role to play in getting innovations quicker’

Haseeb Ahmad: ‘We all have a role to play in getting innovations quicker’

Haseeb Ahmad, president of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), sits down with National Health Executive as part of our Last Word Q&A series. Would you talk us th... more > more last word articles >

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Pre-diabetes: a hidden healthcare problem

26/05/2020Pre-diabetes: a hidden healthcare problem

Dr Russell Muirhead, Clinical Director of Living Well, Taking Control A third of adults in England have pre-diabetes, according to research published in The BMJ. The study also found that, over eight years, the number of people diagnosed with pre-diabetes tripled. By 2025, it is estimated that five million people will have diabetes in the U... more >
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NHS England dementia director prescribes rugby for mental health and dementia patients

23/09/2019NHS England dementia director prescribes rugby for mental health and dementia patients

Reason to celebrate as NHS says watching rugby can be good for your mental health and wellbeing. As the best rugby players in the world repr... more >
Peter Kyle MP: It’s time to say thank you this Public Service Day

21/06/2019Peter Kyle MP: It’s time to say thank you this Public Service Day

Taking time to say thank you is one of the hidden pillars of a society. Being on the receiving end of some “thanks” can make communit... more >
Nurses named as least-appreciated public sector workers

13/06/2019Nurses named as least-appreciated public sector workers

Nurses have been named as the most under-appreciated public sector professionals as new research reveals how shockingly under-vauled our NHS, edu... more >
Creating the Cardigan integrated care centre

10/06/2019Creating the Cardigan integrated care centre

Peter Skitt, county director and commissioner for Ceredigion Hywel Dda University Health Board, looks ahead to the new integrated care centre bei... more >

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Matt Hancock says GP recruitment is on the rise to support ‘bedrock of the NHS’

24/10/2019Matt Hancock says GP recruitment is on the rise to support ‘bedrock of the NHS’

Today, speaking at the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) annual conference, Matt Hancock highlighted what he believes to be the three... more >
NHS dreams come true for Teesside domestic

17/09/2019NHS dreams come true for Teesside domestic

Over 20 years ago, a Teesside hospital cleaner put down her mop and took steps towards her midwifery dreams. Lisa Payne has been delivering ... more >
How can winter pressures be dealt with? Introduce a National Social Care Service, RCP president suggests

24/10/2018How can winter pressures be dealt with? Introduce a National Social Care Service, RCP president suggests

A dedicated national social care service could be a potential solution to surging demand burdening acute health providers over the winter months,... more >
RCP president on new Liverpool college building: ‘This will be a hub for clinicians in the north’

24/10/2018RCP president on new Liverpool college building: ‘This will be a hub for clinicians in the north’

The president of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has told NHE that the college’s new headquarters based in Liverpool will become a hu... more >

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