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The Third Era Project is led by Steve Iliffe and Richard Bourne, bringing together a diverse group exploring progressive answers about how our care system should develop. It is based on the idea that the second era of the NHS…

A question of numbers In an interview with the Sunday Telegraph on September 9th 2018 Professor Ian Cumming, the chief executive of Health Education England, said the NHS must get to grips with artificial intelligence or face increasing its workforce by 50%…

May 14th – 16th 2019 The closing date for abstract submission for the 5th International Global Network of Public Health Nurses conference, to be in held in Nairobi Kenya, May 14th – 16th 2019, closes on September 30th 2018. The theme of the conference…

Responding to today’s NHS Improvement performance report, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said: “We cannot go on like this. This is the story of an unsustainable system. The NHS in…

The WannaCry attack which took place in May 2017 was a global event, hitting 150 countries worldwide. But it was a particularly significant event for UK healthcare providers, with more than a third of NHS trusts in England disrupted by…

In June 2018, US-based biotech company BIOLIFE4D successfully demonstrated its ability to 3D bioprint human cardiac tissue in patch form in just a few days, well ahead of 6-8 month development time predicted in scientific literature. Although bioprinting is still…

Responding to the call from the Secretary of State for the NHS to become the most advanced health system in the world, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said that on…

A new survey by Cleveland Clinic in the United States reveals a disconnect between the sexes when it comes to staying on top of their health. In two online surveys among approximately 2,000 U.S. men and women 18 years or…

Responding to Simon Stevens’ keynote address at Expo 2018, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “The recognition from Simon Stevens that the NHS can no longer ‘go it alone’ is welcome news. “There are real opportunities presented…

 As an increasingly resource-strapped NHS faces further pressures to manage demands resulting from an ever-aging UK population, the importance of enabling safe transition back home from hospital for the elderly has never been greater. For both patients – particularly those…