Health Business News.....
News that vaccines to fight Ebola are being developed on both sides of the Atlantic has grabbed global media headlines.
As many as 13.1m British people may be wearing some sort of health and fitness tracking device by as soon as next year – a 100%-plus rise on the current total of 6.7m.
The government has said that travellers arriving at Heathrow and Gatwick from west Africa are to be screened for symptoms of the Ebola virus, backtracking on a previous announcement.
- NHS patients could pay £75-a-night for hospital stay, top official warns
- New rules on multi-country medical trials
- Call for all healthcare staff to be considered in policy
- NHS workers vote to strike over pay
- Good office design 'boosts health'
- Scotland's NHS Needs to Plug £400m Funding Gap
- New rules to improve hospital food
- Taskforce being introduced to tackle child obesity in the UK
- New £1.2m health tech development fund up and running
- How British business has been hit by the ebola epidemic
Health Business Features.....
Nick Gerrard of Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust explains how an ambitious savings initiative named Project Spotlight has led to breakthroughs in procurement strategy
Assault against healthcare staff is a growing problem, writes the British Security Industry Association’s Judith Denny, who discusses the measures hospitals can take to ensure safety
Clinical error continues to contribute to major patient safety incidents that could easily be avoided. GS1 UK’s Chris Doyle explains how using supermarket checkout technology helps promote safety
Occupational hygienists offer value far beyond ensuring good hand hygiene; they evaluate and control hazards in the workplace that represent a real risk to employees. Damien Eaves, occupational hygienist and member of the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) reports on this vital role
Practice managers, receptionists and now a growing number of GP’s across the country, wake to the knowledge that the first few hours of the morning will be a battle against the torrent of calls that will ring their practice
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Do dispensing teams need more education and training around specials? What do you think dispensaries and surgeries would welcome and how would that help?
The healthcare sector faces many challenges today, from an ongoing requirement to maintain the delivery of frontline services with reduced cost to migrating to digital services, in line with Jeremy Hunt’s vision for a ‘paperless’ NHS and the general drive to digitisation through the Digital by Default and Digital Britain 2020 initiatives.
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Within the ever present threat of austerity measures and pressure for improvements being a major focus for NHS Trusts today, the benefits of professional and efficiently managed car parking facilities are often overlooked, whereas the truth is often that these valuable commodities represent areas of patient and customer service that can also deliver financial benefit to a Trust.
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