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idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

The role of eHealth tools in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis care and research

Karen Moor and Marlies Wijsenbeek from the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam explore the role of eHealth tools in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis care and research.
recovery-focused mental healthcare

Recovery-focused mental healthcare

Jaime Essed, Founder and CEO of the company Oh My Mood, turns the spotlight onto Recovery-focused mental healthcare.
medication management

Medication management in diabetes

PillTime Ltd highlights the importance of medication management for diabetes as it remains a significant burden on the NHS.
nocturnal haemoglobinuria

A focus on rare disease: Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH)

Maria Piggin, Chair of PNH Support tells us about the rare disease, paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) and in this area, collaborations for change.
red blood cells, european red cell society

Developments in red blood cells at the Mount of Truth

The European Red Cell Society’s met the partners of the EU intellectual training network RELEVANCE at Mount of Truth in Ascona, Switzerland to discuss the latest progress.
the NHS, data

Does the future of the NHS rest on its staff learning to ‘speak data’?

Paul Heather, Head of Public Sector & Health, Tableau Software, discusses how the NHS is using data to support preventative, predictive and personalised care.
The National Stroke Programme

The National Stroke Programme for England: How to achieve world-class stroke care

Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive of the Stroke Association, tells us how the NHS Long Term Plan and National Stroke Programme have the potential to transform stroke services across England in the next five years.
ovarian cancer

New test could diagnose ovarian cancer up to two years earlier

A new test developed at Queen's University could allow ovarian cancer to be diagnosed at a stage up to two years earlier than current methods.
protect hospices

Prime Minister announces £25 million cash boost to protect hospices

PM Boris Johnson has announced a £25 million cash injection to protect hospices and palliative care services which support around 200,000 people at the end of their lives.
gp waiting times, Google

GP waiting times drive rise in ‘Dr Google’

Stats reveal more than 100 million health searches were made through Google as GP waiting times continue to increase.
cannabis vaporizers

Medical cannabis vaporizers

Vatra Syla, Head of Marketing, Storz & Bickel GmbH & Co. KG, discusses the importance of medical cannabis vaporizers.
fitness trackers

NHS patients will get free fitness trackers to cut Type 2 diabetes

Thousands of people who are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes will receive wearable tech such as fitness trackers as part of efforts by the NHS to combat the condition, caused by obesity.
healthcare spending

Wise healthcare spending can deliver better outcomes

Barbara Harpham, Chair of the Medical Technology Group, wants to see healthcare spending, particularly on medical technology, linked to tangible outcomes for patients, the economy and society.
public sector connectivity

New NHS cash injection needed to improve patient care, says NHS Confederation

Experts respond to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement for a £1.8 million NHS cash injection, highlighting the desperate need for funding to improve patient care.
NHS frontline services, capital funding

PM Johnson announces £1.8 billion for NHS frontline services

Today (5 August) PM Johnson announces £1.8 billion for NHS frontline services: But where will it go, what will it do and where did it come from?
patient-centric

Delivering patient-centric delivery models

Martin Taylor, Deputy CEO of Content Guru, highlights how Commissioners are shifting from organisational-focused to patient-centric, outcome-driven models to deliver digitally-connected health.
difference in the nhs, NHSX

NHSX: What is needed to make a real difference in the NHS?

The newly launched NHSX could bring much-needed stability but it will only make a difference in the NHS by facilitating further best practice sharing and deploying flexible, fit-for-purpose systems, says Dr Ian Jackson.
link to leukaemia, children with down's syndrome

Genetic link to leukaemia in children with Down’s syndrome

Researchers at the University of Oxford have found that there is a gene link to leukaemia, already present in children with Down's syndrome.
short appointment times

Doctors admit short appointment times are putting patients at risk

One in three GP’s admit they have failed to properly diagnose patients because short appointment times have meant symptoms have been missed, according to new research.
patient care, business transformation

Managing change around patient care

Eman Al-Hillawi and Sue Johnson Gregory analyse the NHS, exploring how the industry can balance business transformation with the priority of patient care.

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