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Making sure Deaf people are heard: The importance of on demand interpreters

In recognition of International Day of Sign Languages, Clare Vale, managing director at Sign Solutions, highlights the importance of having on demand interpreters for deaf people in healthcare settings.
opioid epidemic

How can e-Learning for Healthcare help overcome the ‘opioid epidemic’?

Here, we learn all about the ‘opioid epidemic’ and how e-Learning for Healthcare’s e-PAIN programme is helping NHS staff to overcome it.
COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis, EU-IPFF

COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis

Steve Jones, President of EU-IPFF and Chair, Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis in the UK describes the connection between COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis.
pancreatic cancer patients, new drug

New drug offers promising treatment for pancreatic cancer patients

Scientists have invented a new drug which could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers, such as pancreatic cancer.
pulmonary fibrosis, Ehealth

Using eHealth applications to improve care for patients with pulmonary fibrosis

Karen Moor and Marlies Wijsenbeek discuss how pulmonary fibrosis patients can be helped by the new possibilities of eHealth apps.
organ perfusion, COPE project

More organs may be suitable for transplantation with new perfusion method

More donated organs may become suitable for transplantation with a new perfusion method trialled by the EU-funded COPE project.
micro-efficiencies

Why ‘micro-efficiencies’ matter to clinicians

Dr Owain Rhys Hughes, Founder and CEO at Cinapsis, explores the future of primary care and how, despite the popularity of grand reformations and sweeping initiatives, it's the micro-changes which add up to make the biggest difference to patient care.
future of care

Why the future of care lies in tech, not robots 

Nicholas Kelly, CEO of Axela Ltd, explains why he believes that the future of care lies in tech, not just robots.
social care system

How can we rebuild a stronger social care system in the UK?

Max Parmentier, CEO of Birdie, believes that the social care 'reform' of scaling the current system 'from the 80s' is not enough and will only exacerbate its faults.
antibiotic resistance, COVID-19

Nightingale hospitals could increase antibiotic resistance

The University of Plymouth revealed that secondary COVID-19 treatment could be increasing antibiotic resistance and polluting water.
do not resuscitate, elderly

Care homes told to label residents as Do Not Resuscitate

A recent report found that care homes were given blanket orders to label their elderly residents as Do Not Resuscitate, without asking family.
patient outcomes

How intelligent automation is delivering better patient outcomes

Peter Walker, CTO EMEA at Blue Prism, discusses how intelligent automation is being used by the NHS to streamline operations and improve patient outcomes, particularly in light of the COVID-19 crisis.
living with diabetes

Why COVID-19 is a concern for people with diabetes

Prof. Andrew Boulton, MD, DSc (Hon), FACP, FICP, FRCP, President of the International Diabetes Federation, highlights why COVID-19 is a particular concern for people living with diabetes.
pregnant women

How can remote monitoring support pregnant women during and after the pandemic?

Dr Lucy Mackillop, Chief Medical Officer at Sensyne Health, discusses how remote monitoring can support pregnant women during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 deaths, racism

Racial disparity in COVID deaths exists beyond poverty

New research proves that racial differences in COVID-19 deaths happens beyond economic explanations.
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New blood test could improve detection of Alzheimer’s

A new blood test shows promise in detecting Alzheimer’s as early as 20 years before the onset of cognitive impairment, according to researchers.
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Empowering patients via video consultations

COVID-19 has provided an all-too-real use case for video consultations in the NHS, but it’s the power it gives patients over their own care, that will ensure it survives long after the pandemic, says Rowan Pritchard Jones.
endometriosis

Endometriosis: Frequently asked questions and symptoms

Cheryl Lythgoe, Matron at Benenden Health, answers the top five most frequently asked questions about endometriosis including what symptoms you should look out for.

New endoscopic device to protect healthcare workers from COVID-19

A team of researchers have developed a new device to provide added protection for healthcare workers against COVID-19 during endoscopic procedures.
blood clots, covid-19

Life-threatening blood clots in COVID-19 patients

New research shows a link between COVID-19 and lower extremity arterial thrombosis, aka life-threatening blood clots.

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