Health Business issue 16.02

Health Business 16.02

Obesity
Sugar Tax - What impact will the proposed levy have on obesity and its associated costs?

Finance
Squeezed Finances - Can the NHS deliver the efficiency savings targeted for 2020?

Infection Control
Keeping Infections Under Control - Accessing the risks still posed by 'superbugs'

Health Business issue 16.01

Health Business 16.01

Building Facilities
Focusing on air quality - What impact does air quality inside buildings have on health?

The Internet of Things
Connection capability explored - Does the Internet of Things hold the key to unlocking digital healthcare?

Health Business Awards
Celebrating success - A look back at the winners of the 2015 Health Business Awards

Health Business issue 15.6

Health Business 15.6

Medical Technology
There are more than 500,000 medical devices used in healthcare settings every day and they transform the lives of many millions of people every year. Mark Grumbridge of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, discusses the importance of reporting incidents.

Parking
The British Parking Association’s Nick Teasdale provides an introduction to a radical new accreditation for healthcare organisations: the Professionalism in Parking Accreditation.

Catering
With hospital food often being considered a cause for national shame, stronger standards are highly sought after. The Better Hospital Food campaign is seeking government intervention to keep good food out of the bin, and healthy food on hospital plates.

Health Business 15.5

Procurement
Health Business looks at the fallout from Lord Carter's interim review of efficiency in hospitals

Modular Building
The Modular and Portable Buildings Association explores how temporary buildings can tackle peak time demand

Information Technology
Julie Hall of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust reflects on the anxieties surrounding the implementation of IT systems for busy hospital staff

Health Business 15.4

Patient Safety
Health Business analyses David Cameron's seven day NHS plan and what this could potentially mean for patient safety

Parking
The British Parking Association's Kelvin Reynolds argues that well designed and properly maintained parking provision is vital to the success of Britain's hospitals

Leadership
A strong relationship between leadership capability and organisational performance can increase hospital efficiency, says the NHS Leadership Academy

Health Business issue 15.3

Health Business 15.3

Finance
Paul Healy of the NHS Confederation discusses the values that nurture the success of the NHS

Hospital Inspections
Shirley Cramer of the Royal Society for Public Health considers the role of inspections in improving hospital and GP services

Ambulances
Flight Sergeant Andy Thomas of James Cook University Hospital reviews the paramedic programme from the Trauma Care Conference

Health Business 15.2

Health Business 15.2

Recruitment
Vicky O'Brian, policy director at the Recruitment and Employment Confederation analyses flexible labour and contingent labour as a method of aiding the NHS at key times.

Energy
Chris Hall, health sector lead at BRE, talks about BREEAM - the world's foremost environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings.

Mental Health
With one in ten children needing support or treatment for mental health problems, the government has announced a five year plan to improve services

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