Clearing the air on pre-hospital care

Dr Nick Crombie, clinical lead for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, discusses the latest technological developments in pre-hospital care and the impact these have had on patients.

Accessing all areas of medical technology

The Medical Technology Group considers the impacts on patients of poor access to some medical technologies despite the known benefits and wide availability.

Mark Grumbridge, of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, discusses the importance of reporting incidents with medical devices.

Following a second round of funding allocated from the Nursing Technology Fund, NHS England’s Beverley Bryant looks at how the smarter use of modern technology is transforming patient care

Though a fairly new but rapidly evolving interdisciplinary field, robotic systems have already been tested for tele surgery and have been widely explored in almost all surgical disciplines. Geethu Roshan Verghese, research analyst at Frost & Sullivan, reports

Though a fairly new but rapidly evolving interdisciplinary field, robotic systems have already been tested for tele surgery and have been widely explored in almost all surgical disciplines, writes analysts Frost & Sullivan

Mick Foy discusses the importance of reporting adverse drug reactions through the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme and the current focus on making children’s medicine safer

John Wilkinson, from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), discusses how better reporting of problems with medical devices from NHS staff can play a vital role in patient care

At a time when healthcare providers are tasked with improving the quality of services, whilst also reducing costs, providing medical equipment that is working efficiently and effectively is more important than ever – and more challenging than ever

When introduced in 2002, PbR was a successful financial tool to increase activity, however, the NHS has since changed and so must this system, argues the Medical Technology Group

As the incidences of traumatic injuries, cancers and cardiovascular disease continue to rise, the impact of surgical intervention on public health systems will grow

Nick Hunn, vice chairman of the Mobile Data Association, looks at how the health service is embracing a variety of mobile technologies to transform service delivery and patient care

The Medical Technology Group has warned that the UK is falling behind other European countries in uptake of medical technologies

Nick Hunn, Vice Chairman of the Mobile Data Association, highlights the need for more Assisted Living devices to help patients monitor and manage their conditions from home

The Medical Technology Group looks at some of the most common reasons for technology’s under-use

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