Category: News

  Responding to the publication today of NHS Resolution’s annual report and accounts 2017/18, which show the cost of clinical negligence claims increasing by 50 per cent, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents health service organisations across the…

UK and European healthcare providers see new printing technologies as essential in meeting growing patient demands and personalising treatments  From easing budgetary pressures to personalising care for chronic conditions, a new study commissioned by Ricoh reveals the disruptive impact new printing technologies are having…

  More than four in five of us would be willing to pay more tax to secure significant improvements in the NHS, according to a new poll commissioned by the NHS Confederation. 84% of participants polled would be willing to…

Widely held misunderstandings among GPs and Physiotherapists over exercise advice for people affected by osteoporosis and spinal fractures are to be addressed for the first time by new resources created by the National Osteoporosis Society and launched at its conference…

Today, as the NHS launches the biggest recruitment drive in its 70 year history, new research has shown the special place that its staff hold in the nation’s heart. Nurses and doctors top a public poll as the most trusted…

A new BDO report, New Perspectives on Elderly Care’ brings to light a substantially greater ‘unhealthy life years’ figure than commonly accepted. Among the 10 countries included in BDO’s new report, the years an elderly person could spend in poor health…

One in four UK adults say they believe dementia is the biggest health challenge facing the NHS in the next 70 years according to a new survey commissioned by Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The YouGov…

A dose of history: which drugs have truly changed the world? ●     Pharmacy2U launches a new interactive timeline celebrating the most important medical discoveries and drugs that changed the face of medicine. ●     The snapshot through history covers some of…

As the advancement of information technology (IT) within healthcare is transforming the dynamics of the patient-physician relationship, it is important to integrate various apps into a centralized electronic medical record (EMR) system and streamline health information, says leading data and…

Yesterday Lord Jim O’Neill of Gatley, Chair of the review on Antimicrobial Resistance, delivered a speech at the 2018 International Business Festival’s Health and Life Sciences day about the challenges posed by antibiotic resistance. He discussed the progress of the…