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RECOVERY: World’s Largest COVID-19 Clinical Trial

2020 06 Apr

In the UK, the world’s largest clinical trial of potential coronavirus treatments, the Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy trial ( RECOVERY ), is underway. It is aimed at assessing the effects of different treatments, including repurposed and novel drugs, on major outcomes in COVID-19.   You may also like : COVID-19 Will Revolutionise... Read more

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Airline Staff to Help Man 4,000-Bed COVID-19 Hospital

2020 01 Apr

  Airline staff are amongst thousands of personnel to man a new field hospital which opened in East London today for COVID-19 patients.   NHS Nightingale, housed in the Excel conference centre, opened its doors to 500 COVID-19 patients with the capacity to increase to 4,000 beds fitted with oxygen and ventilators.   The centre will care... Read more

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Single Patient Safety Database for NHS and Private Care

2020 27 Feb

Patient safety data across the UK public (National Health System, NHS) and private healthcare sectors to be gathered in a single online database. Two organisations, NHS Digital and the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) have opened a consultation on the database as part of the next phase of the Acute Data Alignment Programme (... Read more

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NHS ConfedExpo 2020

2020 10 Jun

NHS CONFED EXPO 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS  Find NHS ConfedExpo on Social Media Read more

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Academy of Medical Sciences Calls for More Research Time

2020 13 Jan

A new report suggests the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) should run a pilot project allowing more protected research time for NHS staff. Estimate of the economic costs and literature review of the benefits of dedicated research time for Hospital Consultants in the NHS was commissioned by the Academy of Medical Sciences within... Read more

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What Is the Plan for the NHS?

2019 13 Dec

With the election in the UK over and the Conservatives scoring an overwhelming victory , what future awaits the National Health Service (NHS)? The topic of NHS has been huge on all parties’ agenda and was discussed in details and debated by all major media outlets in the UK. In the Conservative Party’s manifesto the NHS-related policies... Read more

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Lack of Interoperability Increases Risks for Patients

2019 06 Dec

National Health Service (NHS) patients' safety is at risk due to critical deficiencies in medical record keeping. A new research shows that NHS Trusts use at least 21 different electronic medical record systems, which poses a big challenge to the effective sharing of information. The study from the Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) at... Read more

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Are PPI strategic documents helpful?

2019 12 Nov

Attempts to bring health and care (medic, public and social) research closer with the public has been on NHS’s agenda since early 2000s. Under the ‘p atient and public involvement’ (PPI) initiative, the National Institute for HealthResearch (NIHR) , the largest funder of health and care research in the UK, is committed to align research more... Read more

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The Present and Future of Medical Professions

2019 09 Nov

The OECD has just released its biennial review, Health at a Glance. OECD Indicators, which looks at the 80 key indicators for population health and health system performance in a number of stated related to OECD countries (members, candidates and partners). One of the sections is dedicated to Health Workforce statistics, covering data for both... Read more

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Finance, Skills Gap, Governance: Addressing CIO Challenges

2019 26 Aug

Summary: With finance, skills and strategy all obstacles for the healthcare CIOs, two HIT professionals weigh in on the way forward.   When we look at the challenges facing any digital team, each one is multi-faceted coming with a chronicle of the yesteryear and a vision of the future. Considering the issues ahead, we look at some common problems... Read more