An apps library for a digital NHS

Rachel Murphy outlines NHS plans to harness the power of digital healthcare apps and create a digital tools library.

Making changes for the better

Rachel Pinto examines what employers can do to improve the mental health and well-being of their staff, especially during times of change.

Diagnosing the future health of apps

With advances in technology occurring throughout the NHS, Keiron Shepherd discusses how healthcare will improve alongside the development of apps.

Helping hospitals overcome increased demand

Modular buildings are proving to be the healthy choice for hospitals looking to overcome peak-time demand, says the MPBA

Delivering non-emergency patient transport

The Community Transport Association describe the benefits of pursuing a ‘Total Transport’ approach to non-emergency patient transport

Infection potential of copper alloys

The Copper Development Association highlights some of the most interesting findings of a recent Internal Medicine Review paper

Brexit and NHS mental health services

Elisabetta Zanon, director of the NHS European Office, examines the impact of Brexit upon mental health services

HB Top 10: assessing success in A&E services

With the majority of A&E departments failing to meet four hour waiting time targets, HB looks at the departments which are performing best

The long-term sustainability of the NHS

Neal Suchak, of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, analyses the problems the NHS faces in retaining its staff

A spoonful of sugar?

Health Business looks at the measures in place to limit sugar intake in hospitals. Plus, Jonathan Hart, of the AVA, answers some questions

Secure information destruction more important than ever

James Kelly, chief executive of the BSIA, discusses some of the key considerations when securing information destruction services

Ergonomics to improve patient care and staff well-being

The CIEHF explore the discipline of human factors and ergonomics in improving patient safety and staff well-being

Revolutionising the patient experience

Ben Moody, head of health and social care, techUK, analyses the self-management of diabetes, and how technology is advancing NHS care

An integrated health and social care system

With social care and the NHS receiving much pre-election focus, the National Care Association discuss health and care integration

Digital resources for mental health

Brian Runciman, writes for BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, on the relationship between IT and mental health services

Effective clinical waste management

Dr Andy Nichols discusses the importance of maintaining effective clinical waste management within the NHS

Promoting a productive workplace

Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, looks at the role that employee morale has in creating a healthy NHS workplace

The legal duties of managing asbestos

The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association look at the occupational handling and removal of asbestos materials in the NHS.

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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.