Ending legacy procurement practices in the NHS

Allowing smaller service providers to enter the procurement picture will result in more pioneering technologies for the NHS, writes Matt O’Donovan

Leveraging IoT to improve the patient experience

Paul Timms discusses some of the potential benefits of using IoT as a basis to transform efficiency and improve the patient experience

Technology-enabled care and OTs

Richard Turner asks whether more efficient technology-enabled care is the solution for the occupational therapy workforce?

Accessing a wide range of consultancy expertise

 Phil Davies describes how the new Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services Framework is delivering better services for the populations they serve

Volunteers at the heart of the NHS

Having supported the NHS since it started 70 years ago, Sam Ward explains how Royal Voluntary Service volunteers are still at the heart of the NHS today

Five tests for the new NHS long term plan

The NHS long term plan must work towards meeting operational and financial targets, says NHS Providers' Ferelith Gaze

Accessible education for diabetes healthcare professionals

Diabetes Professional Care will return to Olympia, London, on 14-15 November. We preview the show

Time to refresh an ageing NHS fleet

Will new ambulance funding improve patient care and deliver efficiencies to the NHS? Health Business explores

Is Brexit set to worsen strain on the NHS?

Access to EU staff is integral to the survival of UK healthcare says Damon Culbert, who argues for an immigration plan fit for this purpose

Five ways public sector managers can ignite innovation

It’s crucial that managers and leaders foster a culture of innovation and creative thinking within their teams, writes Gabriella Goddard

Achieving a bacteria-free hospital ward

What steps should be embraced in hospitals to fight infection and how can these help to eliminate the risk of illnesses?

The conflict of charging for hospital parking

The BPA explain how hospital parking charges can be managed sensitively by taking into account the needs of patients and visitors

User-driven processes for digital integration

Building the perfect healthcare data-sharing platform means helping clinicians to build the perfect system for patients. Saduf Ali-Drakesmith explains why

How can we fix NHS estates?

How can the NHS modernise its estate to deliver world-class care, while using tax payers’ funds efficiently? Claire Tew and John Wingfield-Hill explore

Preparing to handle the next WannaCry type incident

Shalen Sehgal discusses GDPR implications for healthcare providers and what steps can be taken to mitigate business disruption events

Inclusive environments for patients with hearing loss

Andrew Thomas looks at why NHS trusts should assess their hearing loop provision and the potential costs of not listening to those who can’t hear

How to get NHS estates fit for the future

Helen Buckingham looks at the importance of estates strategies and why healthcare infrastructure is the key enabler to the delivery of better care

The key digital healthcare trends to watch

What lies ahead for healthcare innovation? Paul Timms looks at some of the digital innovations that could transform the NHS in the years to come

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Event Diary

This Westminster Health Forum seminar will discuss the future of funding in the NHS, looking at priority areas, productivity and integration.

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