Category Archives: NHS

Health Tech and You Award Shortlist is Announced!

Partnered with AXA PPP healthcare and the Design Museum we are proud to announce the 2017 Health Tech and You Awards shortlist! Following the success of the previous two annual awards we have seen some of the best new forms … Continue reading

Posted in competition, Global Health, Health and Wellbeing, NHS, Public Health | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The challenge remains: healthcare needs reform

Comment by Robin Millar, Acting Chief Executive, 2020health On a day of changing faces around the Cabinet table, the Prime Minister has retained Jeremy Hunt as Secretary of State for Health – and he has retained the challenge of reforming the NHS. The pressures … Continue reading

Posted in EU, Health and Wellbeing, Health reform, Jeremy Hunt, NHS, NHS England, NHS reforms, Public Health | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What can be done to help rocket boost MedTech into everyday healthcare?

Guest Blog by Dr Michelle Tempest, Partner at Candesic, Health & Social Care Consultancy  Despite MedTech being central to the future of healthcare, digital implementation often struggles to get into the top 3 priorities of stakeholders who have to contend … Continue reading

Posted in A&E, Department of Health, Hospitals, Innovation, NHS, NHS IT, Telehealth | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Dynamic Shift: People want to access MedTech at home

Guest Blog by Dr Michelle Tempest, Partner at Candesic, Health & Social Care Consultancy  One of the most important paradigms in healthcare is the fundamental shift in the doctor-patient axis. The old fashioned paternalistic doctor-patient relationship, where the doctor held … Continue reading

Posted in Department of Health, Hospitals, Innovation, NHS, NHS IT, Patients, Telehealth | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

2016: The Year for UK Medical Technology (MedTech)

Guest Blog by Dr Michelle Tempest, Partner at Candesic, Health & Social Care Consultancy  Technology is everywhere. Your mobile phone is probably close at hand ready to break down the physical barriers of bricks and mortar. Technology rapidly advances in … Continue reading

Posted in Department of Health, Hospitals, Innovation, NHS, NHS IT, Technology, Telehealth | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Patients are right to expect high risk procedures to be performed by regulated professionals

Guest blog by Amanda Casey, Chair of the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists Imagine I told you that you needed to go into hospital for a heart bypass. You’d know instinctively it was major operation, with considerable risks. But no … Continue reading

Posted in NHS, Patients, Quality and Safety, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Junior Doctors’ Strike: ‘A question mark over NHS’ future’

The fundamental problem with the junior doctors’ dispute is that the contract negotiations are being undertaken in isolation from: i) sensible practical considerations ii) financial reality iii) international situation i) Practicalities 1. All weekend staffing needs to be reviewed if … Continue reading

Posted in Department of Health, Jeremy Hunt, NHS, NHS reforms | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment