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

Working to help ease A&E pressures

Tim Edwards discusses how paramedics can help ease A&E pressures, the importance of new NICE guidelines and what this means for patient care

Recruitment in the mental health sector

Neal Suchak analyses the workforce challenges facing the NHS in the provision of mental health services

How can GPs get the IT they need?

Technology can help general practice to meet the pressures on it. However this this will take scale, funds and skills, say Dr Neil Paul

Saving money through FM services

Peter Akid describes how the newly-launched Hard Facilities Management framework provides access to a huge range of essential goods and services

Setting a standard in sustainability

The HB sustainability Top 10 recognises progress towards sustainability through the smarter use of energy, transport and waste management

Silver lining in war against superbugs

Dr. Michail Karavolos explains how to reduce HCAIs through more innovative property and estate solutions

Innovation and productive partnerships in asset management

Healthcare Estates aims to tackle key topics in three streams: strategy and leadership; engineering and facilities management; and planning, design and construction.

Building trust in healthcare information

Lyn Whitfield and Dr Alan Hassey look over the government's response to the third Caldicott report ahead of the UK Health Show

Reduce incidents of harm to NHS staff

Health workers face a variety of threats to their safety on a regular basis. Bob Street examines how the risks can be managed

Passing the health check – secure connected products

James Kelly discusses the work being done to reduce the risk of product-related cyber crime in the UK

Asbestos in hospitals - a question of trust?

UKATA discuss asbestos awareness within UK hospitals and the best way to manage it on the NHS estate

Accessing good parking with the NHS

Dave Smith, of the British Parking Association, looks at the challenge of managing parking and ensuring fair access for everyone

Recognising progress in healthy NHS catering

Stewart McKenzie looks at the role that healthy catering in the NHS has to play in the fight against obesity and diabetes

Managing major incidents in the NHS

The Forum talks to the North Eastern Ambulance Service about how their customer service stood up to such a major incident

Safety through surgical instrument tracking

Glen Hodgson explores how GS1 standards are helping the NHS in improving patient safety and inventory management

Pages

Event Diary

Exclusive research from the Public Sector Show 2018 takes the temperature of over 700 UK public servants, giving a picture of their views on the health of the nation’s public services.