Supporting the elderly to eat and enjoy food together

Food for Life has researched intergenerational activity for care settings for the elderly. Here, Florence Todd Fordham shares some of the findings

How technology can help ease NHS winter pressures

Sascha Giese discusses the failings of legacy NHS technology and how cyber security is vital for the well-being of the health service

NHS Recruitment: joining the dots

Neal Suchak analyses the importance of a healthy, transparent recruitment supply chain and the benefits of co-operation in NHS recruitment

Changes are afoot in parking across trusts in England

Kelvin Reynolds explains why fair for all, but not free for all may be the best solution to hospital parking

The innovation buck stops with you, Mr Hancock

Barbara Harpham considers the mechanisms designed to promote the adoption of innovation by the NHS, and assesses progress

The top read Health Business features of 2019

2020 is set to be another transformative and difficult year for the NHS. Here, we look back on the most popular features from HB this year

Resilience in healthcare networks

Alan Stewart-Brown discusses why practices need to prepare their network for the new IoT technologies hitting the sector

Secure data destruction in the health care sector

Steve Mellings explains why the most critical part of GDPR compliance is the approach to data protection itself

Making value-based care happen

Diane Bell looks at how Value Based Care can happen at a greater scale and what steps healthcare leaders should follow to transform care

NHS and interpreting services

Effective interpreting delivered by professionals who are registered and regulated provides better patient outcomes, writes Mike Orlov

What are the benefits of plant-based food?

Current dietary patterns are harmful to both planetary and human health. Heather Russell explains why the time for change is now

NHSX – 'same same but different …'

Indi Singh looks at how to support transformation staff to ensure that the NHSX missions play an effective role in delivering the Long-Term Plan

How and why the NHS adopts innovation

Dr Amanda Begley discusses the ways healthcare professionals and innovators can work together to improve how the NHS adopts innovation

£1.8bn NHS funding: optimising patient benefits

Extra money is great, but more could be done to achieve best value from capital investment across the NHS. Katie Crookbain explains why

A coherent NHS narrative that drives change
The Nuffield Trust's Helen Buckingham analyses how set the NHS is for success, as well as what it will take to get there
Interpreting in the NHS

Jakub Sacharczuk looks at interpreting within the NHS including best practice and technology developments

Digital records – just what the doctor ordered

Linda Watts shares Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust’s paperless journey to date, and explains how deploying an EDMS has resulted in faster patient care

The Shortage Occupation List and Brexit

Pia Subramaniam discusses changes made to the Shortage Occupation List and how these are likely to impact the UK health sector

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