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Finnish Artificial Intelligence

Could a Finnish Artificial Intelligence model be the answer to streamlining our health service?

NHS GP waiting times are at their all-time worst but things are set to improve as the leading Nordic tech firm Klinik Healthcare Solutions, launches a groundbreaking algorithm to take charge of the triage process and automate patient flow for ultimate efficiency.
prescription charges, asthma

How unfair prescription charges are putting people with asthma at risk

Asthma UK’s recent report reveals the debilitating impact asthma prescription charges are having on people’s health and wellbeing. Dr Samantha Walker, Director of Policy and Research at Asthma UK explains more.
remission, Type 2 diabetes, weight loss, weight management

Weight loss can put Type 2 diabetes into remission for two years

36% of people with Type 2 diabetes who took part in a weight management programme delivered in NHS primary care are in remission two years later.
people with type 1 diabetes

Deprivation and its impact on the health of people with Type 1 diabetes

New research announced today at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference has revealed shocking health inequalities between people with Type 1 diabetes depending on where they live.
challenges in diabetes care

Tackling the biggest challenges in diabetes care – together

John Grumitt, CEO of Changing Health and Chair of IDEAL Group highlights the importance of tackling the biggest challenges in diabetes care – together.
medical cannabis clinics

ECH announces plans to open first UK medical cannabis clinics

European Cannabis Holdings (ECH) has announced plans to open The Medical Cannabis Clinics in a step toward aiding patients living with a range of chronic conditions.
digital services, outstanding NHS trust

Digital services in an outstanding NHS trust

Within healthcare, we are seeing a rapid race towards digital services, with NHS trusts and organisations leaving paper, pull cords and legacy systems behind one by one.
the patients perspective

Diabetes: The patients’ perspective

Jenny Hirst MBE, Co-Chair of the InDependent Diabetes Trust shares her expertise on diabetes from the patients’ perspective.
neurodegenerative diseases

New treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Professor Dame Pamela Shaw explains how the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) supports experimental medicine and translational research in neurodegenerative diseases.
patient engagement

Vendors need to resolve security and interoperability for patient engagement

Patient engagement in Europe is a challenging space to operate in, despite the strong government impetus, coupled with the wide availability of supportive technology.
Charity of Choice, DVLA

DVLA choose Tŷ Olwen as Charity of Choice for 2019

DVLA staff in Swansea are gearing up for an exciting year of fundraising for Tŷ Olwen after choosing them as their Charity of Choice for 2019.
healthcare professionals, death

Healthcare professionals require training in patient death conversations

Sensitive conversations about death is never going to be easy - could more practice and candid feedback help healthcare professionals gain confidence?
technology centres

Business Secretary announces 5 new technology centres to help save lives

The UK’s Artificial Intelligence revolution gets new backing, as the Business Secretary announces five new technology centres of excellence for digital pathology and imaging, including radiology, using AI medical advances
elective treatment

Public support using NHS cash boost to cut elective treatment waiting times

New polling has found that the majority of the public want the promised additional funding for the NHS to be used to help cut record high waiting lists for elective treatment
healthcare system

What is the scale of ambition for the devolved healthcare system in Surrey?

Director of Transformation Sarah Parker and Executive Director of Public Health Helen Atkinson discuss a devolved healthcare system in Surrey.
stopping fraud

Stopping fraud against the NHS: new plans announced

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has announced how it will take tougher action on stopping fraud and save hundreds of millions of pounds for the NHS over the next 5 years, increasing the money available for improving patient care
treatment and new technology

Faster access to treatment and new technology for 500,000 patients

Patients could benefit from faster access to treatment under 2 new programmes. The programmes will identify treatment and new technology then speed up their uptake across the NHS
cancer

We need to think differently about cancer to save more lives

Sir Harpal Kumar, former CEO of Cancer Research UK, outlines his vision for cancer in the future and said that earlier diagnosis would enable the UK to catch up with its international counterparts in terms of survival rates and would also make the NHS more efficient
social care ecosystem

How will implementing technology help improve the social care ecosystem?

According to Age UK, 97% of the UK population would like to receive care in their own home. With this in mind, Helen Dempster explains why the implementation of effective and intelligent technology across the entire social ecosystem will be key to enabling more people to stay in their homes for longer with a better quality of care
health services

Partnership with patients: The way forward to better and sustainable health service

Astri Arnesen, President of the European Huntington Association argues that building a partnership with patients is the best way forward to promote better and sustainable health services

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