PHBs: Improving outcomes and value for money

Personal Health Budgets are key to meeting the government’s personalisation targets, says Jon Baker, PHBChoices director at NHS SBS

Giving staff green travel choices

Around two thirds of the half million parking spaces across the NHS in England are used by staff. If drivers were offered alternative modes of transport, this could free up spaces and reduce air pollution

Prevention is better than cure

Better accident prevention measures can help reduce the number of people who visit our hospitals and A&E departments in the first place, writes RoSPA's Adam Grinsell

Technology’s potential to revolutionise patient care

The Health Secretary recently emphasised the importance of scanning technology in improving safety. Glen Hodgson explains the benefits of standardising this process by using GS1 barcodes

Healthcare recruitment post-Brexit

Neal Suchak, policy advisor at the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, analyses the challenges that will face the NHS post-Brexit

Every infection prevented helps us combat AMR

Infection prevention must be the cornerstone of our approach to tackling antimicrobial resistance, says Pat Cattini

The top read HB features of 2018

2019 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

How well has Matt Hancock done as Health Secretary?

Matt Hancock made it very clear that advancing technology within the NHS would be his main priority as Health Secretary. What progress is he making?

Hitting the brakes on traffic-related air

Gillian Leng discusses the dangerous impact that air pollution is having on our nation’s health and the role that NICE is playing in the fight against it

A prognosis for health finances

Dr Eleanor Roy says that the time to take a more stable and sustainable approach to funding the health and care system is now

Mobile apps and the future of patient care

Is the NHS sector ready for apps? Adam Stone explains how mobile applications can play a part in a better hospital experience for all

Ending legacy procurement practices in the NHS

Allowing smaller service providers to enter the procurement picture will result in more pioneering technologies for the NHS, writes Matt O’Donovan

Leveraging IoT to improve the patient experience

Paul Timms discusses some of the potential benefits of using IoT as a basis to transform efficiency and improve the patient experience

Technology-enabled care and OTs

Richard Turner asks whether more efficient technology-enabled care is the solution for the occupational therapy workforce?

Accessing a wide range of consultancy expertise

Phil Davies describes how the new Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services Framework is delivering better services for the populations they serve

Volunteers at the heart of the NHS

Having supported the NHS since it started 70 years ago, Sam Ward explains how Royal Voluntary Service volunteers are still at the heart of the NHS today

Five tests for the new NHS long term plan

The NHS long term plan must work towards meeting operational and financial targets, says NHS Providers' Ferelith Gaze

Accessible education for diabetes healthcare professionals

Diabetes Professional Care will return to Olympia, London, on 14-15 November. We preview the show


Event Diary

You are invited to this unique annual exhibition that brings together all the disciplines from the emergency services sector who are involved in prevention, response and recovery.