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October 3, 2022
Intelligent Healthcare: the tech transforming the NHS
Manchester-based technology company, Purple, is playing a vital role in the digitalisation of the NHS with its innovative ‘Intelligent Healthcare’ solution. Gavin Wheeldon, Chief Executive Officer, discusses the future of the healthcare sector and the vital tech required to drive this digital transformation. This is a sponsored article.
September 28, 2022
Monitoring critical power
An ‘uninterruptible power supply’ (UPS) protects critical loads in the event of a power outage. The UPS, backed up by batteries, will automatically take the place of the mains supply to provide back-up power to elements such as emergency lighting and critical IT equipment.
September 12, 2022
New report calls for changes to systems leadership in healthcare
A team of researchers have produced a landmark rapid review of systems leadership in healthcare, concluding that the NHS must better define what it needs from its leaders to address emerging challenges and policy changes.

Acute Care

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

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

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.
April 4, 2022
More support needed for “fatigued” social care workforce
On the 16th March 2022, Public Policy Projects (PPP) hosted an evidence session entitled The Social Care Workforce: Averting a Crisis as part of its report series The Future of Social Care. PPP's Social Care Network examines the most urgent issues facing social care and presents tangible solutions to address workforce challenges in the sector.
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.
March 17, 2022
How integrated care systems can improve digital inclusion
Sarah Boyd, Head of Digital Experience and Transformation at Norfolk & Waveney Health and Social Care Partnership (NWHSCP), explores how her integrated care system (ICS) is using digital health to improve patient inclusion and help reduce health inequalities.

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