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NMC to save £60m over next decade

13-01-2017

Changes to legislation will mean the Nursing and Midwifery Council expect to save around £60m over the next decade. The Department of Health are planning to go ahead with all proposed changes in their consultation, which includes allowing the NMC to make some Fitness to Practise (FtP...

5 year partnership between Google Deepmind and NHS to create intelligent healthcare app

30-11-2016

A new five-year agreement has been announced between Google’s DeepMind and the NHS, the main aim of which is to use patient data to develop and establish Streams, the former’s healthcare app. The Streams app is designed to alert "clinical teams as soon as test results show...

The Kings' Fund: Overview of the NHS Digital Agenda

05-10-2016

The Kings’ Fund recently published an overview of the NHS’ digital agenda. The government has pledged £4.2bn to develop areas such as electronic records and online appointments. The paperless service aims to not just provide a more eco-friendly service, but to include...

Hunt pledges £100m doctor training scheme

04-10-2016

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is to announce a £100m plan to train an extra 1,500 doctors per year, at a cost of £200,000 per doctor. In return for the boost in training funds, there will also come an announcement that new doctors trained under the scheme will be required to wor...

EU Workers in British Healthcare

03-10-2016

Affecting every industry in the country are the potential implications of the vote to leave the European Union; healthcare is no different. According to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), 36% of NHS doctors were born overseas, the largest of any major Europea...

NHS invests in digital medical future

12-09-2016

Twelve trusts across the nation will become pioneers in NHS best practice and use of technology as they benefit from up to £10m each. The funds are designated for the advancement of digital technologies that will allow patients to access more services via their mobile devices. These ...

Nurse Emma Charles reveals why she pursued nursing

08-09-2016

Simon Noble lived with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a rare and severe form of epilepsy, as well as a severe learning disability. Four years ago, Simon passed away from SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy). Lennox-Gastaut syndrome is characterized by multiple types of seizures and intell...

Healthcare seeing rise in EHR

23-08-2016

The rise in electronic health records (EHR) can be attributed to two key things, says Surescripts’ CEO: 1) advancements in software that facilitate interoperability – the ability of a system to work with other systems without special effort on the part of the customer, and 2) a gre...

Medicor Global Awarded a Place on NHS National Clinical Staffing Framework

11-08-2016

Medicor Global has been awarded a place on the new National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS. Being awarded a place on Lot 1 & 2 of the National Clinical Staffing Framework, developed for the NHS by the NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership, means that Medicor Global can sup...