• A number of hospitals and trusts across the country received an early Christmas present last December: a Health Business Award. Health Business looks back at the winners and celebrates their success.

  • Giuseppe Borgese, chairman of the Building Engineering Services Association’s Indoor Air Quality Action Group, considers the health imapact of the diesel scandal on building occupants.

  • Mark Hughes, from the Health and Social Care group at the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, looks at the importance of the correct use of signage in hospitals.

  • The Meetings Industry Association examines the key considerations of planning a conference or event, and why an accredited venue often serves as the best choice for planners.

  • Collaboration with staffing suppliers is now more critical than ever in ensuring NHS trusts can weather the recruitment storm of the coming months, says the REC’s Vicky O’Brien.

 Latest News.....

The NHS in Wales is performing ‘no better or worse’ than than the health service in England and the rest of the UK, according to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced £27 million worth of funding to support a number of new initiatives aimed at improving recruitment and retention in the Scottish NHS.

Scotland will not impose any contract on junior doctors working north of the border, following recent disputes in England.

The British Medical Association (BMA) says that the government’s ‘bullying’ approach to impose a new contract on junior doctors is a ‘total failure’ on ministers’ part.

The target for routine operation in England has been missed for the first time.

 Health Business Features

Rewarding success in our healthcare

A number of hospitals and trusts across the country received an early Christmas present last December: a Health Business Award. Health Business looks back at the winners and celebrates their success.

Diesel scandal and the health impact on building occupants

Giuseppe Borgese, chairman of the Building Engineering Services Association’s Indoor Air Quality Action Group, considers the health imapact of the diesel scandal on building occupants.

Signalling the  best way forward

Mark Hughes, from the Health and Social Care group at the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, looks at the importance of the correct use of signage in hospitals.

The Meetings Industry Association examines the key considerations of planning a conference or event, and why an accredited venue often serves as the best choice for planners.

Serving the diabetes market in one event

Launched last year, Diabetes Professional Care showcases innovation in the prevention, treatment and management of diabetes. Health Business details the highlights of the 2015 event.

 Health Sector Events

16/11/2016 to 17/11/2016

Diabetes Professional Care is the UK’s only free to attend diabetes conference and exhibition for HCPs, CCGs, CSUs and research professionals.

01/11/2016 to 02/11/2016

EHI Live brings together a dedicated audience of eHealth professionals, who are there to engage in debate, discuss industry trends and search for new IT solutions.

21/09/2016 to 22/09/2016

The Emergency Services Show at the NEC, Birmingham brings the sector together with the single aim of improving public safety.

29/06/2016 to 30/06/2016

Health+Care - the largest national integrated care conference, enables health and social care professionals to forge new partnerships and productive ways of working in challenging times.

Event Diary

Diabetes Professional Care is the UK’s only free to attend diabetes conference and exhibition for HCPs, CCGs, CSUs and research professionals.