Health Business News.....

NHS strike called off

NHS trade unions have suspended the industrial action planned for Thursday following a pay proposal put forward by the government.

More than 1 million wrongly given asthma treatment

According to the health watchdog NICE, roughly 1.2 million adults in the UK may be wrongly receiving treatment for asthma.

A&E crisis puts NHS under pressure

Relieving the winter pressures on accident and emergency services in England will take up to five years, senior NHS officials have warned.


 Health Business Features.....

Rewarding Excellence

The Health Business Awards take place on 4 December 2014 and will showcase the success stories in the health sector

Combating threats to healthcare staff

From an increased risk of physical assault to high-profile data breaches, the security threats faced by the NHS are constantly evolving. James Kelly of the British Security Industry Association reports on the technology that can prevent violence against staff

Identify, capture and share information

GS1 standards were mandated for use in NHS hospitals by the eProcurement Strategy. So what is the actual purpose of them, and what is their wider role in improving healthcare delivery? Alaster Purchase, chief operating officer for GS1 UK explains

Switch on to the energy agenda

A full energy audit, coupled with a robust energy policy, can demonstrate an organisation’s commitment to the sustainability agenda. Chris Moriarty from the British Institute of Facilities Management explains how to develop a successful energy policy

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 Product Features.....

Easing the Journey Towards ‘Paperless’

Rob Brown, OKI business manager for managed document services
Why does a company that is primarily involved in making and selling printers want to help the NHS and other health organisations to go paperless? It’s a good question.

Digital Air Wireless

Hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities face exploding demand for WiFi, whether to meet the needs of the 90+% of physicians with smartphones or to connect the multitude of medical devices that increasingly are networked over WiFi to provide real time monitoring, precise locating and support patient centred workflows.

Integrated Governance

Provision of healthcare is a complex undertaking, and therefore governance within the NHS is itself complex; it has many aspects.

Black Pear Software

Rapid developments in mobile technology and connectivity have fundamentally changed how products and services can now be delivered.


 Supplier Profiles......


The solution for carrying and storing prescribed and emergency medicines


For over twenty two years, Rapierstar has led the market in the design development and supply of technically advanced fixings and building maintenance solutions.

BDS Solutions

BDS Solutions enjoyed overwhelming interest in their Directory Manager™ and SpecOps™ identity management and self-service password reset solutions and the topic of XP support end of life brought their Windows 7/8 Desktop Migration Services to the fore at EHI Live.


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