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Bowel cancer screening to start at 50

Public Health Minister Steve Brine says that bowel cancer screening in England should start 10 years earlier at age 50.

Brexit survey highlights level of contingency planning

The Association of British HealthTech Industries has highlighted the significant contingency planning that is underway within the HealthTech sector

Better use of tech to drive improvements at Royal Papworth

The Royal Papworth is to explore new opportunities for the digital transformation of a range of back and middle office functions.

NHS England lifts leukaemia drug restrictions

NHS England previously said it would pay for ibrutinib only to treat patients who have relapsed within three years

Wales: Minimum alchohol price receives royal assent

The Welsh Assembly backed the legislation in June, which now passes into law

GP Patient survey suggests GP surgeries are in good health

NHS England’s GP Patient Survey 2018 shows eight out of ten patients rating their overall experience of their GP surgery as good.

West Midlands and Scottish Ambulance Services to trial defibrilator map

Microsoft is partnering with the British Heart Foundation (BHF), the NHS and New Signature in order to map all the defibrillators in the UK.

Hepatitis C liver disease deaths fall by 11 per cent

Fall is ‘most likely’ due to increased use of new antiviral medications now available

 Health Business Features

How to get NHS estates fit for the future

Helen Buckingham looks at the importance of estates strategies and why healthcare infrastructure is the key enabler to the delivery of better care

The key digital healthcare trends to watch

What lies ahead for healthcare innovation? Paul Timms looks at some of the digital innovations that could transform the NHS in the years to come

Link healthcare spending to patient outcomes

Barbara Harpham argues for a thorough review of healthcare spending on medical technology, linking it to tangible outcomes for patients

Overcoming the challenges of digital transformation

The UK Health Show is the UK’s leading event for senior healthcare decision makers, influencers and buyers from across the NHS

NHS 70 interview: Norman Lamb, MP

Health Business talks to former Care Minister Norman Lamb about reform of the health system and the progression of joined-up care

Flooring and reducing fall injuries

Ashley Martin explains why installing and maintaining appropriate flooring is key in preventing falls and trips, especially among the elderly

NHS 70 Interview: King’s College Hospital

To mark the NHS 70 anniversary, HB speaks to Ian Smith about technology advances, social care and the future of King's

Turning the tide of Type 2 diabetes

Chanelle Corena looks at why tackling the prevention of Type 2 diabetes is so crucial and the steps Diabetes UK is taking to transform UK health

 Health Sector Events

19/09/2018 to 20/09/2018

The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s leading annual showcase of the blue light sector, featuring over 450 exhibitors, live demonstrations, unique learning opportunities and unrivalled networking.

25/09/2018 to 26/09/2018

The UK Health Show, now in its third year and set to attract over 5000 professionals, is the UK's leading show connecting senior healthcare decision makers, managers, influencers and buyers from across the NHS and the entire UK health sector.

30/09/2018 to 02/10/2018

The Infection Prevention Society (IPS) is pleased to announce that registration for its annual conference, Infection Prevention 2018, is now open.

09/10/2018 to 10/10/2018

To create high-quality patient environments, you need the right products, services and equipment.

14/11/2018 to 15/11/2018

Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) is a free-to-attend, CPD-accredited, conference and exhibition for healthcare professionals (HCPs) involved in the prevention, treatment and management of diabetes, and its related conditions.

22/11/2018

This Westminster Health Forum seminar will discuss the future of funding in the NHS, looking at priority areas, productivity and integration.

Event Diary

The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s leading annual showcase of the blue light sector, featuring over 450 exhibitors, live demonstrations, unique learning opportunities and unrivalled networking.

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