Search Tag: NHS

Health Management

Anne O’Hanlon

2018 23 May

Solution Consulting Director - Orion Health EmeaTOP QUOTE FROM BLOG:Advances for information exchange between healthcare organisations “MESH is strategically important for the NHS in England. It gives organisations a common way to securely communicate with each other electronically across many different business processes. This includes when people... Read more

IT Management

NHS England barriers to interoperability

2018 22 May

A new report has identified key barriers to increased interoperability in NHS England, including inadequate technical and clinical standards as well as unwillingness to share data. Although a substantial amount of patient data is being shared within the NHS – mostly via 61 local shared records across England – much of this sharing is limited in breadth... Read more

Executive Health Management

UK healthcare sector’s leading conference and trade event grows to two days & moves to ExCeL London

2018 09 May

The UK Health Show, the leading event for the whole of the UK’s healthcare sector, returns for two days on 25-26 September as it grows into its new home of ExCeL London for 2018.   The UK Health Show is the UK’s leading live-event platform connecting senior healthcare decision makers, influencers and buyers from across the NHS and the entire UK healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

2018 19 Apr

You might remember 1976. The summer was sweltering, Concorde took to the skies and Abba had a hit with ‘Money, Money, Money’ - the second success from their chart-topping album Arrival, which catapulted them to global stardom.   The arrival of Christmas last year illustrated how England’s National Health Service (NHS) is struggling with thousands... Read more

IT Management

NHS staff use apps inappropriately at work

2018 13 Mar

Despite risks to privacy and data security, the use of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and other unauthorised instant messaging (IM) apps has become "routine" for NHS staff. In fact, it's through consumer IM that 43 percent of staff – equating to around 500,000 NHS employees across England – communicate with colleagues and even patients, a new report has... Read more

Health Management

The ripple effect: sustainability in healthcare

2018 20 Feb

How ‘corporate responsibility’ is impacting on healthcareDeveloped by Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) Care Without Carbon (CWC) is an award-winning healthcare sustainability model, which has impacted positively on reputation.Sustainability in healthcare“Sustainability” is a phrase that’s used a lot in the National Health Service (NHS) at... Read more

Health Management

Health spending in Greece under restraint measures

2018 20 Feb

Way forward for sustainability of healthcare sector.Healthcare in Greece is facing a crisis. How does health spending compare with other European Union countries and what is the way forward for a sustainable future?Current situationAcross the Eurozone, there is a need to reduce fiscal debts and deficits, and therefore to reduce annual public spending.... Read more

Health Management

Happy staff, safe patients

2018 20 Feb

An interview with Dr. Umesh Prabhu. Leading NHS medical director, Dr. Umesh Prabhu on what a hospital can do to improve patient safety – yesterday.Patient safety is a critical area of focus for all healthcare institutions, requiring involvement from all levels, from the board to individual staff members on the frontline, Dr Umesh Prabhu, the former... Read more

Health Management

Bringing live music to adults and children across healthcare

2018 20 Feb

Founded in the same year as the NHS and celebrating its 70th birthday in 2018, the UK charity Music in Hospitals & Care continues to deliver the benefits of live music to adults and children right across the healthcare sector.The conventional wisdom is that even the ancient Greeks and the Egyptians realised there was a link between music and human emotion. Even... Read more

Health Management

Award-winning new doctors’ assistants freeing time in acute NHS hospitals

2018 25 Jan

Pilot reduces doctor overtime and improves efficiency. Developing staff as Doctors' Assistants from HealthCare Assistants in acute National Health Service (NHS) hospitals is safe, efficient, high value and improves patient care.There is a crisis in the UK NHS, with reductions in doctors’ working hours and a relentless increase in numbers and complexity... Read more