• Sinead Mac Manus and Christina Cornwell discuss why we must make sure people are involved in how the integration of technology is shaped in the NHS

  • Personal Health Budgets are key to meeting the government’s personalisation targets, says Jon Baker, PHBChoices director at NHS SBS

  • Around two thirds of the half million parking spaces across the NHS in England are used by staff. If drivers were offered alternative modes of transport, this could free up spaces and reduce air pollution

  • Better accident prevention measures can help reduce the number of people who visit our hospitals and A&E departments in the first place, writes RoSPA's Adam Grinsell

  • The Health Secretary recently emphasised the importance of scanning technology in improving safety. Glen Hodgson explains the benefits of standardising this process by using GS1 barcodes

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AI to help dementia patients stay out of hospital

A new Care Research & Technology Centre will use AI and robotics to help people with dementia live longer in their own homes.

Patient info for ambulance clinicians on the move

The London Ambulance Service has begun a pilot to enable its clinicians to securely access Summary Care Record data on an iPad.

Better use of machine generated information

NHS Digital has agreed a deal that will allow NHS organisations to make better use of their machine generated information.

Initially developed for use on the battlefield, the TXA Autoinjector could also be adapted for any major trauma incidents, from stab wounds to road traffic accidents.

 Health Business Features

Nine steps to improving patient flow in UK hospitals

Gareth Fitzgerald and Amanda Grantham, healthcare experts at PA Consulting, discusses how UK hospitals can improve patient flow

Continence reviews improve care and reduce costs

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is one of the latest hospitals to benefit from NHS Supply Chain’s support for improvements in continence care

Base clinical decisions on patients’ needs, not postcodes

Barbara Harpham argues for equal access to medical technology and says that treatment should be based on their clinical needs

Integrating technology in care is the future

Sinead Mac Manus and Christina Cornwell discuss why we must make sure people are involved in how the integration of technology is shaped in the NHS

PHBs: Improving outcomes and value for money

Personal Health Budgets are key to meeting the government’s personalisation targets, says Jon Baker, PHBChoices director at NHS SBS

Giving staff green travel choices

Around two thirds of the half million parking spaces across the NHS in England are used by staff. If drivers were offered alternative modes of transport, this could free up spaces and reduce air pollution

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18/06/2019 to 20/06/2019

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18/06/2019 to 20/06/2019

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