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
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.
Jigsaw Research is a qualitative and quantitative market research agency with an exclusively senior team. They provide perceptive counsel and genuine, sector specific insight for their clients.
Sundeala manufacture Pin and Notice boards from 100% waste newsprint. All products are made in the UK at Dursley, Gloucestershire.
GCSC (SW) LTD is a South West based company providing specialist cleaning and maintenance services to the commercial kitchen industry including Cornwall and Devon. We have been established since 2004.
Ductbusters are a specialist ventilation system cleaning and maintenance company offering full UK coverage with directly employed, fully trained labour force working to B&ESA TR19, CIBSE TM26 and NHS HTM03-1 standards.
In June of this year South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) took the difficult decision to start charging staff and visitors for parking.
- Leisure Technique
- Whitecroft Lighting
- Airdri Group
- Abloy UK
- Imagen Archive Systems
- 1st Stop Recruitment
- Low Carbon Europe
- Fujifilm Medical Systems
- Devon Medical
- SPA Training (UK) Ltd
- Moneta Healthcare Ltd
- SW Locums
- Brian Milligan Associates
- X9 Services
- Universal Pool Services
- ID Card Centre
- Capita Translation and Interpreting
- Medic Interpreters