• The ability to deploy staff quickly makes a large difference to patient waiting times. Here, Skills for Health look at effective e-rostering

  • Informa has commissioned an exclusive Q&A on the topic of STPs that will form the backdrop to this year’s EHI Live in November

  • One year after its launch, Glen Hodgson discusses the progress of the Scan4Safety project and the benefits of tracking each patient through their hospital journey

  • Transform Ageing, a new Design Council initiative could improve the experience of later life for everyone. Chris Finnegan of the Design Council explains why

  • The Healthcare Financial Management Association's Paul Briddock discusses sustainability and transformation plans (STPs)

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Behavioural activation therapy found to prevent depression

A study led by the University of Leeds, University of York, and Durham University has indicated that behavioural activation therapy is useful in staving off the development of depression in older people.

10 portions of fruit and veg a day could prevent premature deaths, study suggests

Research from Imperial College London has calculated that eating 10 portions, (or 800g) of fruit and vegetables every day could prevent 7.8 million premature deaths each year.

Smoke alarms failing to wake children, research indicates

Research conducted by Dundee University and Derbyshire Fire and Rescue has warned that its findings suggest smoke alarms may not effectively wake sleeping children.

NHS bosses told to rethink data publishing policies

The Statistics Authority (UKSA) has called on NHS England and NHS Improvement to rethink current policies that delay publishing official data on accident and emergency waiting times.

Oxfordshire council criticises NHS savings proposals

Oxfordshire County Council has criticised NHS proposals to save £200 million, claiming the plans are lacking information.

Life expectancy gap between men and women narrows

Research from Imperial College London has found that the life expectancy gap between men and women in Britain has closed to just 2.8 years.

 Health Business Features

Improving staff efficiency and the patient experience

The ability to deploy staff quickly makes a large difference to patient waiting times. Here, Skills for Health look at effective e-rostering

The NHS, STPs, and IT

Informa has commissioned an exclusive Q&A on the topic of STPs that will form the backdrop to this year’s EHI Live in November

Scan4Safety - one year of progress

One year after its launch, Glen Hodgson discusses the progress of the Scan4Safety project and the benefits of tracking each patient through their hospital journey

Designing a better ageing experience

Transform Ageing, a new Design Council initiative could improve the experience of later life for everyone. Chris Finnegan of the Design Council explains why

Making STPs deliver in 2017

The Healthcare Financial Management Association's Paul Briddock discusses sustainability and transformation plans (STPs)

Cyber security in the NHS

Dan Taylor, head of security at NHS Digital, looks at the relationship between cyber security and patient care in the NHS