Obesity - expensive and expansive

Lucy Turnbull, chair of the Obesity Specialist Group at the British Dietetic Association, examines the obesity crisis facing Britain and how hospitals and dietitians can best manage the issue

Combining leadership skill and management capability

Chris Lake explores why leadership and management are equally important – and why they can’t work in isolation.

Investing in staff to deliver better patient care

Clare Price-Dowd advises that investing in your staff is the only way to deliver high quality patient care

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.

Following its April event on hazardous substances in healthcare, Karen Cunningham, from the IOSH Health and Social Care Group, explains how risks presented by hazardous substances are managed by Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.

The largest national integrated care conference returns to London’s ExCeL on 29-30 June, providing a world class learning and networking environment for health and care professionals.

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