• Who will fill the NHS vacancies? Nick Bowles of APSCo examines the contributing factors to the current healthcare recruitment problems and highlights that more collaboration is key.

  • Leadership development in the healthcare sector is changing. Christina Pond, executive director of core contracts and policy at Skills for Health, shares some NHS successes and explains best practice.

  • Graham Wright, president of HEVAC, explains why heating, ventilation and air conditioning should be monitored closely to ensure long-term efficient and effective operation.

  • Mike Kreuzer, of the Association of British Healthcare Industries, looks at the revision of the Medical Device Regulation, and the consequential strengthening of requirements.

  • John Pryor of ACFO discusses fleet management, examining the different options available for fleet managers and how to reduce whole life costs for fleets in the NHS.

 Latest News.....

Mark Porter has been re-elected as council chair of the British Medical Association for a further year.

The rumoured £350 million that the UK currently spends every week to the EU is unlikely to be spent in its entirety on the NHS, Farage says.

Dr Chaand Nagpaul, chair of the General Practitioners Committee (GPC) has warned that GPs are working in an ‘unforgiving climate of blame’, as a result of having to deal with pressure from litigation and the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The British Medical Association (BMA) has called for the government to issue a ban the use of e-cigarettes in public places because of the potential risks involved in passive vaping.

The Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH) has published a report calling on the government to ban children from being allowed to order takeaways to their school.

 Health Business Features

A campaign celebrating healthcare support workers in paediatric care was launched to celebrate International Children’s Day, as part of a national programme to showcase the efforts of clinical and non-clinical support in the healthcare sector.

Who will fill the NHS vacancies? Nick Bowles of APSCo examines the contributing factors to the current healthcare recruitment problems and highlights that more collaboration is key.

UK e-Health Week proved to be a great success again this year, as nearly 3,000 health and care professionals, along with approximately 60 IT suppliers, turned up in force on the 19-20 April to see and hear the very latest about e-Health. Health Business casts its eye back over the show.

Hospitals are a fast paced, people centred workplace that requires up-to-date information instantly. With the use of mobile technology facilitating this demand, Health Business looks at the charging and storage capacities that hospitals must contend with.

As mHealth evolves and the sector adapts to its benefits, there are a number of ways that it could help address and alleviate the pressures the NHS is currently finding so difficult to deal with. Health Business’ Ben Plummer explores the possibilities.

 Health Sector Events

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.

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.

26/09/2016 to 28/09/2016

The IPS annual conference attracts over 800 professionals every year. Provision of an exceptional educational programme each year has led to the development and expansion of the IPS Conference encouraging a larger and more varied audience.

28/09/2016

The UK Health Show brings together senior healthcare professionals and decision makers for one day to help the NHS and the wider sector promote and improve service delivery for better healthcare outcomes across the UK.

04/10/2016 to 05/10/2016

In healthcare, the built environment is constantly evolving. To help shape and contribute to the discussion, Healthcare Estates provides a networking platform which enables decision makers, service providers and manufacturers to be in the forefront of what the future has in store for this key sector.

Event Diary

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.