The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (26/11-30/11)
  • Posted on: 30/11/2018
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The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (26/11-30/11)

In a hurry? Here’s what’s making news in the nursing and healthcare sectors this week, including attempts to reduce pressure on A&E services, NICE’s latest moves on transformative healthcare, and a King’s Fund report on improving UK national health. Take a look!

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From F1 to healthcare - Why this engineer swapped cars for humans

After making waves in Formula One, Dr Caroline Hargrove has turned her attention to health.

Attempts to divert patients from A&E make little difference

Attempts to reduce pressure on Accident and Emergency departments by diverting the least sick do little to cut attendances or save money, new research suggests.

The digital health revolution

As digital health and artificial intelligence (AI) clinical lead at NHS England, Dr Indra Joshi is involved in several national initiatives designed to realise the full potential of digital health and technology in the NHS.

Speeding up access to transformative healthcare technologies

Meindert Boysen, director of the Centre for Health Technology Evaluation, explains how NICE is helping to get transformative healthcare technologies to patients quicker

Progress in improving national health could ‘grind to a halt’

According to localgov.co.uk, The King’s Fund’s new report outlines a vision for the future that could stop the UK’s improving national health from stalling.