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Three steps to accelerate the value of data in the NHS

09.07.20: Adam Mayer, Senior Manager at Qlik It’s no secret that the NHS has been under huge pressure over the last few months. The pandemic has also made us more acutely aware of the immense strain on the health service from long-term cha...

NHS Providers publish guide into NHS digital leadership

07.07.20: As part of efforts to help trust leaders build on the momentum achieved during the coronavirus pandemic and support NHS board lead their organisations forward in terms of digitisation, NHS Providers has published a new guide into NHS digital lea...

Telecoms deal benefits half a million NHS frontline workers

03.07.20: Almost 500,000 NHS frontline staff in England have benefited from mobile and fixed broadband offers to stay connected at work during the coronavirus outbreak, following an agreement reached between the Government, NHS and telecommunications...

Stroke Association launches digital guide for people with aphasia

18.06.20: The Stroke Association has sought to help as many as 350,000 stroke survivors suffering from aphasia, a common communication disability, who are at a greater risk of becoming lonelier and more isolated during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Patient record flag could improve learning disabilities people care

17.06.20: Introducing a new flag on patient records for people with a learning disability can positively impact the healthcare they receive, a pilot scheme run by NHS Digital has shown. The Reasonable Adjustment Flag, which lets doctors, nurses and o...

Landmark IT deal struck to provide access to digital tools

15.06.20: An agreement has been struck by NHSX and NHS Digital will save the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds and enable all eligible organisations in England to access Microsoft 365 digital tools, saving hundreds of millions of pounds for the NHS. ...

New NHS SBS framework to help protect NHS against cyber threats

03.06.20: NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) have developed a new free-to-access procurement framework to help the NHS and wider public sector manage cyber risks and recover in the event of a cyber security incident. As part of the Cyber Security...

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...

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PCN Network: Important people access primary care in way which suits them

10/07/2020PCN Network: Important people access primary care in way which suits them

Following the release of the findings from the latest GP Patient Survey, NHS Confederation’s PCN Network have stressed the importance of en... more >
NHS Test and Trace data shows 97.5% of tests returned the next day

10/07/2020NHS Test and Trace data shows 97.5% of tests returned the next day

As NHS Test and Trace have published the statistics for the fifth week of the service operating, demonstrating that 97.5% of in-person coron... more >
NHS SBS framework launched to help safe return of employees

09/07/2020NHS SBS framework launched to help safe return of employees

A new procurement framework has been launched by NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) to help facilitate the safe return of NHS and other publi... more >

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26/06/2020Adapting and Innovating

Matt Roberts, National Health Executive Editorial Lead. NHE May/June 2020 Edition We’ve been through so much as a health sector and a society in recent months with coronavirus and nothing can take away from the loss and difficulties that we’ve faced but it vital we also don’t disregard the amazing efforts we’ve witnessed. Staff have gone above and beyond, whole hospitals and trusts have flexed virtually at w... 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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NHS at 72: Managing mental health services going forward

03/07/2020NHS at 72: Managing mental health services going forward

Sean Duggan, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Network Let’s take this opportunity to reflect on the amazing achievements of our health system over the past few months. But as we recognise the best of the NHS and its response to the Covid-19 crisis we must not forget that for mental health the peak has yet to come. Covid-19 ... 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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