The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (25/02-01/03)
  • Posted on: 01/03/2019
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (25/02-01/03)

Got five minutes? Top nursing and healthcare news this week includes a new plan to treat eating disorders, a record number of men applying for nursing courses, how Singapore is making healthcare affordable and accessible, and how blockchain could revolutionise how patients think about their data. Take a look -

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Talking about a blockchain revolution

Blockchain could revolutionise the way patients think about their clinical data, allowing them to control who uses it and receiving financial rewards for participating in trials.

Singapore: Budget 2019 – Making healthcare more affordable and accessible

Singapore remains a leader in making healthcare more accessible for its growing pioneer generation. The focus now is likely to shift towards taking the digital route to making healthcare more affordable and accessible.

New plan to treat eating disorders

New guidelines are to be drawn up to help support the care of patients with eating disorders.

Sky News investigation: Medicine and nursing shortages top NHS no-deal Brexit fears

At least one trust is considering extra security to prevent theft of drugs from its pharmacy.

Innovation in healthcare: have we learned from our mistakes?

The National Programme for IT (NPfIT) was a centrally managed NHS digitisation programme, introduced as the solution for bringing the NHS’ information technology into the 21st century. And yet […] we’re still talking about the very problems the NPfIT set out to resolve.

Record number of men applying for nursing courses following recruitment drive

The number of 18-year-old men applying to study undergraduate nursing courses in England has risen by more than 50% over a decade, according to new figures.

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