Maximum value from capital spending project

How the new Construction Consultancy Services Framework is helping NHS trusts achieve maximum value from capital spending projects

Creating safe working environments

RoSPA's Karen McDonnell looks at how good management of health and safety can ward against slip, trip and fall-related injuries

The importance of well-maintained fire extinguishers

The Fire Industry Association's Robert Thilthorpe explains why you should have fire extinguishers maintained regularly

Safe and effective solutions for patients

The Association of British Healthcare Industries looks at how connected care will provide savings and improve outcomes for the NHS

The NHS workforce: challenges post-Brexit

Neal Suchak, policy advisor at the Recruitment & Employment Confederation, analyses the workforce challenges facing the NHS post-Brexit

Transforming healthcare through cloud technology

Tas Hind looks at the role of cloud computing in helping to revolutionise the use of technology in healthcare

CQUIN 1B – The future of hospital catering

With various iterations of the CQUIN 1B guidelines being announced over the last few years, it’s not surprising that many find them daunting and confusing, says David King

Improving the patient waiting experience

Embracing a design-led approach can really improve outcomes for staff and patients in hospitals across the country, says the Design Council

The NICE way of supporting health and social care

With the pressures the NHS and social care are facing, partnership working is vital, writes NICE's Nicola Bent

PEPPOL – a single, digital market

Ed Palferman explains how PEPPOL can simplify business and can reduce costs for the healthcare system

Catering for a healthy environment

Adrian Roper discusses how to help NHS trusts create a better food experience and support a health-promoting environment through shared learning

Technology to cut missed appointments

The patient communications technology framework can help reduce the almost £1 billion cost to the NHS wasted on ‘Did Not Attends’, says Peter Akid

Managing waste in the NHS needs a strategic approach

Edward James discusses some of the waste challenges being faced in the NHS, and the ways LPP is helping organisations to overcome them

NHS finance staff face twin challenges

Emma Knowles explains why the finance profession has a major part to play in providing the right financial platform for service delivery and transformation

Collaborative working for IAPT service access

Professor Gillian Leng looks at the importance of assessing technologies for psychological therapies and mental health treatment

Why design is integral to mental health services

Alex Caruso explains how designing facilities appropriately can improve safety and patient outcomes

Why compassionate organisations are the way forward

Sarah Hughes, chief executive of the Centre for Mental Health, looks at mental health in the workplace and how to work towards long-term change

Releasing clinician’s time to patient care

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust discusses how being a Scan4Safety site is helping it release clinical time to patient care

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