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February 6, 2023
Empowering young people with digital mental health tools
Beth Gibbons explains how her team created a digital tool that acts as a single source of truth for the mental health resources available to young people in the area, and how it’s given them more control in their care.
January 13, 2023
Purple AI: Creating Efficiencies with ‘Intelligent Healthcare’
Manchester-based technology company, Purple, is playing a vital role in the digitalisation of the NHS and wider healthcare system with its innovative ‘Intelligent Healthcare’ solution. Gavin Wheeldon, Chief Executive Officer, discusses the smart technology so desperately needed to create efficiencies.
January 4, 2023
Non-emergency transport is crucial for winter resilience 
Seasonal pressures and existing backlogs look set to increase demand for non-emergency transport this winter. Writing for ICJ, ERS Medical’s Chief Executive Andrew Pooley, and Quality and Governance Director Simon Smith, outline why they are pushing hard for winter transport resilience.
November 29, 2022
The role of operational platforms in creating system-wide awareness 
Carl Davies, Solutions Director (Europe), TeleTracking, explains the role that operational platforms must play in the new NHS: enabling more capacity and more effective management of that capacity by providing the foundation for better visibility, coordination, and control across care settings. 
November 16, 2022
NHS elective and cancer backlog plan “at serious risk”, warns NAO
National Audit Office warns plans to reduce long waits for NHS elective and cancer care services by 2025 at risk, citing the failure of funding to keep pace with inflation and deeply-rooted workforce and productivity issues.
November 15, 2022
Using integrated care to live healthier and happier lives
Angus Honeysett, Head of Market Access at Tunstall Healthcare, discusses putting citizens at the heart of care through technology, partnerships and integrated care to enable people to live happier, healthier lives.
November 7, 2022
Energy cost support resource launched for care workers
As social care workers and providers grapple with sharply rising energy costs this winter, Community Integrated Care has launched a new programme to support social care workers, people using services and family carers.
November 4, 2022
Integrated care systems: reaching disenfranchised communities
Raj Purewal, UK&I Strategic Development Director at Tunstall Healthcare, discusses how technology can be adopted by integrated care systems (ICSs), and how care services can reach all communities and reduce health inequalities.

Acute Care

January 4, 2023
Non-emergency transport is crucial for winter resilience 
Seasonal pressures and existing backlogs look set to increase demand for non-emergency transport this winter. Writing for ICJ, ERS Medical’s Chief Executive Andrew Pooley, and Quality and Governance Director Simon Smith, outline why they are pushing hard for winter transport resilience.
October 25, 2022
How the ICS can unify data and relieve elective care
In taking decisive action to bring down elective care backlogs, Mid and South Essex Integrated Care System has demonstrated the value of industry collaboration – made possible by the new ICS construct.
April 14, 2022
Community Diagnostic Centres: A critical response to regional inequalities
The latest report from Vanguard, Assessing the current state of play of CDC delivery across England, 2021, provides much needed clarity on the current status of CDC rollout and identifies where more support is required to achieve regional equality in healthcare provision.

Primary Care

October 27, 2022
HEE extends new educational resource to GPs
Health Education England is extending a new online tool for clinicians, GeNotes, designed to help them access vital care for their patients. 
August 18, 2022
How Tunstall Healthcare is investing in the leaders of the future 
Global market leading health and care technology company, Tunstall Healthcare is investing in the next generation of health, housing and social care professionals with the launch of a new range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited courses.
May 17, 2022
How ICSs can help uproot risk aversion and progress innovation
Integrated Care Journal speaks with Kathy Scott and Aejaz Zahid of the Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) on how the implementation of a dedicated innovation hub within ICS frameworks has helped to streamline innovation and improve patient care. Above: Barnsley Hospital, part of South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw ICS.
May 16, 2022
LDC Confederation: taking an active role in combatting discrimination
Martin Skipper, Head of Policy for the LDC Confederation, discusses how the organisation is taking an active approach to addressing racism, working as part of the London Workforce Race Equality Strategy (WRES), to ensure that the dental profession benefits from the programme of work.
March 24, 2022
Spring Statement 2022: Key takeaways for health and care
While many of the measures in Rishi Sunak’s statement were welcomed, health leaders warn the government must go further to safeguard public health amid a spiralling cost of living crisis.
February 25, 2022
The local voice is key to dental success
To achieve the NHS Long Term Plan goal of preventing health inequalities and improving health outcomes, the voices of those delivering and receiving dental care on a local level must be prioritised.
January 11, 2022
Delivering primary care at scale
Primary care at scale (PCaS) entered the lexicon of healthcare in the NHS in England over 10 years ago. It should be regarded as a set of principles rather than an organisational form, albeit when these principles are applied, a larger provider organisation often results. However, there are many ways of delivering PCaS.

Social Care

November 7, 2022
Energy cost support resource launched for care workers
As social care workers and providers grapple with sharply rising energy costs this winter, Community Integrated Care has launched a new programme to support social care workers, people using services and family carers.
October 31, 2022
Care England issues S.O.S. for care sector
Care England has this week written to the newly appointed Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, calling for the Conservative manifesto promise to ‘fix social care’ to be delivered in his premiership.
October 12, 2022
Cost of living hits social care staff as vacancies soar
As a Health Foundation report finds care home staff are more likely to be living in poverty than other health workers, figures from Skills for Care show the social care vacancy rate has risen to a record-high.
August 18, 2022
How Tunstall Healthcare is investing in the leaders of the future 
Global market leading health and care technology company, Tunstall Healthcare is investing in the next generation of health, housing and social care professionals with the launch of a new range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited courses.
July 22, 2022
More groups join call for fairer deal for social care
As the race to become the next Conservative leader and Prime Minister of the UK heats up, and the government accepts the recommendations from the independent NHS pay review bodies in full, Care England and Access for Social Care have urged the government to act to protect the standing of social care workers, in statements issued yesterday.
May 26, 2022
The social care workforce: Overworked, undervalued and poorly paid
On 27 April 2022, Public Policy Projects (PPP) hosted a roundtable entitled The Social Care Workforce: Averting a Crisis as part of its report series The Future of Social Care. The PPP Social Care Network, made up of senior cross-sector stakeholders in social care and a Lived Experience Panel, sought to find practical solutions to the challenges relating to the workforce.
May 16, 2022
Social care crisis leaves 500,000 adults waiting for care
More than half a million adults in England are waiting for social care assistance, says the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (Adass), as staff shortages continue to impact the provision of care.
April 29, 2022
NCF to help care providers navigate integration
The National Care Forum (NCF), the membership organisation for not-for-profit organisations in the care and support sector, has created a range of dedicated resources and information to help social care providers understand, navigate, and improve the integration between health and social care as they prepare for the integrated care systems (ICSs) to go-live on 1 July 2022.
April 6, 2022
Care employers come together for Ukraine
With the conflict in Ukraine raging, care employers are working together to provide opportunities for those displaced to work and find a home in the UK.

Local Government

October 6, 2022
An opportunity to secure sustainability
Care England, the largest and most diverse representative body for independent providers of adult social care in England, has welcomed a new Care Provider Alliance publication as an opportunity for Local Authorities to recognise the pressures facing independent providers now and in the future.

Mental Health