• In our penultimate Top 10 list of 2017, Health Business recognises the UK trusts that are leading the pack in pursuing paperless ambitions

  • Fire safety might seem like a basic topic to the initiated, but it is actually incredibly important to get it right, says Will Lloyd of the Fire Industry Association

  • Lyn Whitfield looks at three of most popular topics from the UK Health Show: STPs, GDEs and the GDPR, which will be enforced from May 2018.

  • NHS Digital highlight the importance of protecting information and data in the NHS and why NHS staff must be trained in knowing system vulnerabilities

  • There is potential for digital technology to significantly impact on the NHS Five Year Forward View ‘triple aim’ of providing better health, better care, and better value.

 Latest News.....

Royal Derby A&E best in the country

The Royal Derby Hospital’s accident and emergency team has been named ‘Emergency Department Clinical Team of the Year’ by the RCEM.

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust shows ‘real improvement’

The latest Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) A&E patient experience survey has shown great improvement since the last carried out two years ago.

North Cumbria’s A&E departments continuing to improve

The CQC's national 2016 A&E patient survey has shown significant improvements for the A&E departments in both the CIC and WCH for the second year in a row.

Nursing app shortlisted for national award

An innovative nursing app called Care Clox has been shortlisted for a third national award.

CCG wins £750k award to support international GP recruitment

NHS North Cumbria CCG has secured £755,000 to support the international recruitment of 25 GPs to west, north and east Cumbria.

NHS and travel and transport organisations to work together

Bodies representing health, travel and transport organisations and interest groups in South Tyneside and Sunderland have agreed to work together.

Lack of midwives blamed for home births falling to 15-year low

The number of women having a home birth has fallen to a 15-year low, raising concern that some are being denied due to a shortage of midwives.

Further 162,000 NHS files missing

The NHS medical correspondence scandal has deepened with the revelation that a further 162,000 documents went missing.

 Health Business Features

Preventing the preventable, simple steps to stay well this winter

The Infection Prevention Society elaborates on why effective hand washing, as well as a few other simple measures, can make all the difference in preventing winter infections.

Clinical IT due diligence must not become a tick-box exercise

Dr Alex Graham explores the challenges of heightened clinical risks during the deployment of new IT systems

HB Top 10: pursuing paperless

In our penultimate Top 10 list of 2017, Health Business recognises the UK trusts that are leading the pack in pursuing paperless ambitions

Reduce your false alarms

Fire safety might seem like a basic topic to the initiated, but it is actually incredibly important to get it right, says Will Lloyd of the Fire Industry Association

STPs, GDEs and GDPR: the UK Health Show

Lyn Whitfield looks at three of most popular topics from the UK Health Show: STPs, GDEs and the GDPR, which will be enforced from May 2018.

Data security isn’t just a technology issue

NHS Digital highlight the importance of protecting information and data in the NHS and why NHS staff must be trained in knowing system vulnerabilities

Discovering the right digital tools

There is potential for digital technology to significantly impact on the NHS Five Year Forward View ‘triple aim’ of providing better health, better care, and better value.

New European rules on privacy in the digital age

Sarah Collen, of the NHS European Office, looks at why changes to data protection legislation are important for the NHS

 Health Sector Events

31/10/2017 to 01/11/2017

ehi LIVE is the UK's number one show for all those involved in digital health, hospital information, cyber security and healthcare innovation.

21/11/2017 to 22/11/2017

Patient First, the UK's largest patient safety event, will return to London's ExCeL on 21-22 November 2017

21/11/2017 to 22/11/2017

The Infection Prevention & Control show will help infection prevention and control professionals search for solutions to prevent infection and improve care.

14/12/2017

The Health Business Awards, now entering their ninth year, have established a reputation for showcasing the success stories in the UK health sector.

Event Diary

ehi LIVE is the UK's number one show for all those involved in digital health, hospital information, cyber security and healthcare innovation.