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Following parliamentary approval, the regulations abolish NHS Digital and transfer its functions to NHS England.

NHS Food Scanner app recommends unhealthy food products

Healthy Eating app launched last year recommends biscuits, cakes, crisps, chocolate puddings and fizzy drinks.

Cannabis treatment approved for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Clinical trials showed that when used alongside standard patient care such as typical antiseizure medications, cannabidiol reduces the frequency of seizures by almost a third (30 per cent), increasing the number of days patients can go without a seizure compared with placebo.

NHS Wales launches workforce implementation plan

A recruitment drive is planned for later in 2023, which follows on from last year’s successful ‘Once for Wales’ pilot campaign.

NHS strikes: Worse is to come, warns NHS Providers

NHS Providers is warning that upcoming industrial action, set to be the biggest in the history of the NHS, could cause the worst disruption from wa

Backed by a £1 billion dedicated fund, the plan provides for 800 new ambulances (including 100 specialist mental health vehicles) and 5,000 more sustainable hospital beds.

Three quarters of parents In favour of chickenpox vaccination

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) is considering whether to recommend adding the varicella vaccine to the childhood vaccination schedule.

Urgent and Emergency Care plan to focus on home treatment

As part of a new 'Urgent and Emergency Care Plan' to reduce waiting times, elderly and vulnerable people will receive tailored support at home, according to the government.

 Health Business Features

By Misbah Mahmood, digital midwife, Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

Ahead of his session at Digital Health Rewired in March 2023, director of AI, imaging and deployment at the NHS Transformation Directorate, Dominic Cushnan explains the need to focus on supporting NHS organisations to deploy AI technologies.

Chris Bennett, head of behaviour change and engagement at Sustrans explores the pros of social prescribing and what is needed to really reap the benefits

In this article, Barbara Harpham, chair of the Medical Technology Group, looks at regional variation in healthcare and how regions and hospitals can learn from each other to improve care

Phil Howe, chief technology officer at Core to Cloud examines the cyberthreat to the NHS from nation state actors and cyber criminals

Cybersecurity will always be needed for the NHS, but what is the current threat level and what can be done to mitigate these threats?

 Health Sector Events


Smart Asset & Estate Management is back with an in-person conference in London o

14/03/2023 to 15/03/2023

Digital Health Rewired returns on 14-15 March 2023 bringing the UK’s digital health community together at a pivotal time for the sector.

Event Diary

Smart Asset & Estate Management is back with an in-person conference in London on 8th December. The ideal place for all public sector property professionals to get the latest policy updates and discover new initiatives around estate management, sustainable buildings, smarter working, and the technology that enables them.

Keynote speakers:

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