Better care for frail older people
Health and social care for older people with long-term illness costs £30 billion per year. This cost is only set to rise as the number of over 65s is expected to double in the next 20 years.
Life at the sharp end: a day in the life of a hospital Chief Operating Officer
An interview with Gill, a COO providing an insight into the winter pressures on a hospital as well as the opportunities technology offers.
The Ascent of Digital
This new age has been made possible by rapid changes in technology. At the same time, unprecended cost pressures and rising public expectation have convergede to create pressure for change.
Transforming care: How we implemented a hospital-wide Electronic Patient Record system
Experience from the USA on a major EPR project.
Insights from King’s Fund report on NHS performance under coalition government
This week the Kings Fund published its report 'The NHS under the coalition government'. This report examines the NHS’s performance between 2010 and 2015, based on routinely available data (inputs such as funding and staffing and outputs such as hospital admissions and A&E attendances).