Health Business News.....
It has been revealed in a survey that the majority of GPs will take early retirement or leave the profession by the age of 60.
GPs in England will soon be able to prescribe you a warmer home, thanks to a £3m funding pledge that sets aside money to help those whose health issues are caused by living in damp, poorly heated housing.
- £300 million announced for dementia research
- Small firms given more opportunities for public sector contracts
- £5bn NHS commissioning deal place for Capita
- Breath test device on trial for Cancer
- NHS strike called off
- Asthma treatment wrongly given to over 1 million
- A&E crisis puts NHS under pressure
- Census highlights child health services issues
- Health spending plans revealed in Autumn Statement
- New campaign calls for greater focus on nutrition in healthcare
Health Business Features.....
Held in December, the Health Business Awards recognised examples of best practice and excellence throughout the NHS
Rising energy costs and strict legislation on carbon emissions are making renewable energy more appealing to hospitals. Here is a look at some hospitals embracing a greener type of energy
Why is information governance often seen as an obstacle – and can perceptions be changed? David Willis, head of information governance at Wrightington Hospital shares his thoughts
Building owners have to improve their knowledge of building maintenance techniques or face serious cost and legal problems, says Simon Carter, of Building & Engineering Services Association
With the NHS now firmly in the General Election spotlight, the pressure for medical and healthcare providers to deliver more, for less is greater than ever.
Food waste is a very expensive problem for hospital kitchens. The amount of food waste being sent to landfill has risen steeply while at the same time, legislation around is tightening and costs for bagging and binning are increasing.
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.
We are XMA and Viglen. We develop, deliver and maintain innovative IT solutions that enhance how people learn, teach, govern, deliver healthcare and do business.
George M Zintilis, PhD, BSc (UCL), Chartered Engineer (MICE, MIMechE), specialises in Real Estate, Projects and Facilities activities in relation to performance, opportunity and risk management.