Patient Care

2nd March 2019

NHS antibiotic education not reaching patients, as a quarter of UK patients want antibiotics for viruses

A GP-led patient survey reveals over half (53%) of patients in the UK go to see a doctor with the intention of being prescribed antibiotics, despite […]
19th February 2019

Femeda wins prestigious award

Partnership with Academia Award Winner: Femeda Ltd Femeda has committed to the first real world clinical trial for a consumer medical device globally to be run […]
13th February 2019

WWL’s Teen Zone takes shape

Plans for a Teen Zone at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust’s Rainbow Ward are starting to take shape. Artist impressions of the Teen Zone […]
7th February 2019

Square Health ‘delighted’ by CQC inspection results

Following a recent inspection, The Care Quality Commission has found that the services delivered by Square Health, the specialist health technology solutions provider, are safe, effective, […]
30th January 2019

The NHS Long Term Plan: cracking the da Vinci code?

Professor Michael Thick, the chief medical officer and chief clinical information officer at IMS MAXIMS, finds a lot to welcome in the NHS’ latest ten-year plan; […]
28th January 2019

NHS tech – why ‘Skype’ is not the answer

As the Government’s 10-year plan for the NHS reveals it aims to make digital consultations the norm, Dan Worman CEO of Refero, urges the healthcare sector […]
17th January 2019

The future of patient engagement in Europe

Vendors need to resolve security and interoperability issues to attract interest from patients and physicians alike, finds Frost & Sullivan Patient engagement in Europe is a […]
20th December 2018

I want to do in-depth audits BUT….

Let’s from the outset say that we know in-depth detailed audits of all areas of clinical practice and healthcare services are essential. It is with audit […]
13th December 2018

Lower-priced spacer chambers could compromise young asthma patients’ treatment

When spacer chambers were introduced in the 1980s, they were a game changer in asthma treatment, overcoming the challenges faced by users with poor inhaler technique. […]