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IT Management

Prof Phil Richardson Joins Mtech Access as Chair and Chief Innovation Officer

2022 03 Nov

We are delighted to welcome  Prof Phil Richardson  to the Mtech Access team. Phil joins us direct from the NHS to take up a new position as Chair and Chief Innovation Officer. “I am excited to be joining Mtech Access with their core skills of  market access ,  health economics ,  evidence synthesis ,  HTA and reimbursement support , and  customer... Read more

Executive Health Management

NHS Announces World-first National Genetic Testing Service

2022 18 Oct

NHS Chief Executive Amanda Pritchard announced the NHS will be able to diagnose and save the lives of thousands of severely ill children and babies with a world-first national genetic testing service.   The service is based in Exeter, England, and launched as part of the NHS Genomics Strategy. The service builds on the NHS’s Long-Term Plan to... Read more

Executive Health Management

NHS Rolls Out New Electric Vehicles to Cut Emissions and Improve Patient Care

2022 19 Sep

“The NHS is the largest public-sector emitter of carbon emissions in the UK” (ePowerTrucks 2022). As part of a 2.1-million-pound investment, eight ambulance trusts are trialing 21 zero-emission vehicles. The goal is to relieve pressure on ambulance services while simultaneously reducing their carbon footprint. These electric vehicles require less... Read more

Health Management

Transforming Outpatient Services is Key to Delivering and Sustaining Elective Care Recovery

2022 13 Sep

Redesigning outpatient services will be key to recover elective services. To be sustainable, the transformation needs to break down traditional barriers and focus on optimising the patients’ experience and outcomes. This needs a system-wide approach to reimagine operating and delivery models. Key Points Balancing the competing priorities... Read more

IT Management

NHS Trials Smart Goggles to Help Improve Nursing Care

2022 09 Sep

The NHS Long Term Plan outlines NHS’s commitment to invest in new innovations and treatments. They promised to deploy the latest cutting-edge technologies to better manage the capacity of services and help ease the burden on clinicians. NHS England was awarded £400,000 to test smart goggles as part of a wider innovation project. As part of this... Read more

Executive Health Management

2022 26 Aug

My dear readers,   It is time for thoughts from the island again. Before I share more, I hope you are all okay – despite the heat waves. As I said in my previous articles, what will be next? What else do we have to overcome, or is this our future - living and dealing with extreme situations, i.e. pandemics, war, climate chaos etc.?   This... Read more

Health Management

What Can the NHS Learn from Public Sector Supply Chain Attacks?

2022 08 Jul

As organisations become increasingly connected through technology, there is a rising threat of becoming collateral in cyberattacks. It is imperative to evaluate the security practices and stances taken within any third-party organisation involved. Key Points The NHS plans to launch 42 Integrated Care Systems (ICS) across England this year.... Read more

Executive Health Management

UK Healthcare Workforce Recovery After the COVID-19 Pandemic

2022 24 Mar

The BMJ and the Nuffield Trust recently hosted a roundtable discussion concerning the issue of workforce retention in the UK’s NHS – why workers leave the NHS and how staff wellbeing and retention can be improved. Also under discussion was the Nuffield Trust report, ‘The Long Goodbye’ which provided statistics on the alarming high portion of healthcare... Read more

IT Management

Digital Health Rewired 2022

2022 15 Mar

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