NHS harnessing predictive tech to help coronavirus forecasting

15.07.20: As lockdown restrictions continue to be eased, NHS teams are being given access to cutting-edge predictive technology to help forecast coronavirus hospitalisations to warn hospitals of local upticks and potential risks. Using a machine...

Recommendations issued on medical pathways for acute care

15.07.20: As the NHS begins to rebuild services back up following the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, a series of recommendations has been issued into how we can improve medical pathways for acute care by several of the colleges and societies invol...

Significant drop recorded in hospital admissions for heart attacks

15.07.20: New research from the University of Oxford, working in collaboration with NHS Digital and experts from a number of other universities, has shown admissions to hospital with heart attacks fell by 35% by the end of March, emphasising the significa...

Government launches new fast-track Health and Care Visa

15.07.20: In efforts to ensure UK health and care services can continue to secure top talent from across the globe, the UK government has launched the new Health and Care Visa. Providing a cheaper, quicker and easier route for eligible health and car...

RCGP: Comprehensive plan for handling winter pressures ‘vital’

14.07.20: With annual winter pressures and a potential second wave of the coronavirus risking coinciding, the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) has called for the establishing of a comprehensive plan of action. Across the NHS, according to a report by...