Tag: Healthcare

A snap survey by the Institute of  Healthcare Management (IHM) has revealed that six in 10 healthcare managers  (58%) back strike action being taken by junior NHS doctors in England, with  more than four in 10 (43%) saying they ‘strongly…

digital healthcare

We’re set to have one of the coldest Januarys in years. As winds batter the UK, it can be tempting to stay indoors and hide from the chill, particularly for the elderly. Cosying up under a blanket and sitting by…

Health care needs in older people

Do the public still trust doctors and nurses to deliver high-quality care and put patients’ interests first, or could high-profile failings in hospital care, such as those at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, and the outcomes of Care Quality Commission inspections have…

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Following the Spending Review by Chancellor George Osborne, Stephen Burke the director of Good Care Guide comments as follows: “The Chancellor has failed to tackle the growing care crisis. Increases of up to 2% in council tax and in the…

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Canadian medical anthropologist Dr. Leigh Hayden and UK-based service designer Kat Matfield describe how techniques from behavioural psychology can help practitioners work more effectively with patients with complex needs. Introduction Patients with complex needs have a confluence of physical and…

Digital health, data generation

· 2.5 year scientific evaluation of European integrated care programs and 2,500 surveys provide unparalleled insights on success factors of connected care programs across the European Union · Advanced Care Coordination and Telehealth Deployment (ACT) program addresses EU’s aging population…

Food, work, stress- Image of fruit as part of a good sugar reduced diet

Brits can expect to start suffering headaches and migraines at the age of 24, back problems at 33 – and get their first grey hair at 39, a study has found. The study of 2,000 adults revealed the age we…

As a recent user of the NHS at one step removed, the inadequacy of current funding is all too apparent. Now the NHS Confederation has done the sums and worked out that by 2020 the Service will require £30 billions…

Diabetes in the UK

Progress has been made in reducing the additional risk of death for people with diabetes and the additional risk of diabetes-related complications has been stable or has reduced for most complications, according to today’s report from the National Audit Office.…

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