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May 13, 2024
EHR roll-outs need strategies to mitigate clinician overload
Clinicians are increasingly subject to cognitive overload, and recent studies suggest that without mitigation strategies in place, poor implementation of EHR systems can exacerbate the problem.
April 29, 2024
The Coloplast Wound Care Partnership Programme
Joseph Singleton, Tissue Viability Nurse, Coloplast, and Tracy Vernon, Clinical Nurse Manager, Coloplast, reflect on the outcomes of Coloplast's Wound Care Partnership Programme pilot study, which aimed to improve the outcomes for the local patient population with wounds.
April 19, 2024
2024 Our Health Heroes Awards winners revealed
The winners of the eighth annual Our Health Heroes Awards were announced this week at a glittering awards ceremony held at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London.
April 16, 2024
New data reveals mental health toll on NHS staff
Despite challenges facing the service, the NHS remains one of the UK's most loved institutions, says survey data, as NHS Charities Together launches new campaign urging public to continue supporting NHS and its staff.
April 15, 2024
Supporting care companies in the digital switchover
As many industries embrace the changes the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) switch-off will bring, there are others that have cause for concern. Vital care devices such as telecare systems will be impacted by the switch off — so how can care companies ensure a smooth transition for their customers? Here, Kristian Torode, Director and Co-Founder of PSTN switch-off specialist, Crystaline, investigates.
April 10, 2024
Is the push for collaboration causing a retention crisis?
Rob McDonald, NHS Retention Services Manager at NHS Shared Business Services, asks whether exit interviews could hold the key to boosting NHS retention - a key goal of the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan.
March 26, 2024
Accelerating remote monitoring innovation in social care
With the number of people who will require at-home care set to increase, innovation to boost capacity and drive efficiencies in social care is desperately needed, writes Fiona Brown, Chief Care Officer at Lilli.
March 25, 2024
Q&A with Dame Elizabeth Anionwu
Professor Dame Elizabeth Nneka Anionwu is Emeritus Professor of Nursing at the University of West London and Life Patron of the Mary Seacole Trust.
March 21, 2024
Rising costs, hidden risks: the unseen epidemic of wound care
On Monday 26th February 2024, Public Policy Projects (PPP) held a webinar to reflect on the PPP 2023 wound care programme, ‘Going Further For Wound Healing’ and to discuss the priorities for wound care in 2024.

Acute Care

February 23, 2023
The NHS must break the cycle on heart failure
Integrated Care Journal recently spoke to Dr Ashton Harper, Head of Medical Affairs (UK & Ireland) at Roche Diagnostics, to examine the heart failure diagnostic pathway and identify where the biggest opportunities in NHS diagnostics exist.
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

February 23, 2023
The NHS must break the cycle on heart failure
Integrated Care Journal recently spoke to Dr Ashton Harper, Head of Medical Affairs (UK & Ireland) at Roche Diagnostics, to examine the heart failure diagnostic pathway and identify where the biggest opportunities in NHS diagnostics exist.
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.

Social Care

March 26, 2024
Accelerating remote monitoring innovation in social care
With the number of people who will require at-home care set to increase, innovation to boost capacity and drive efficiencies in social care is desperately needed, writes Fiona Brown, Chief Care Officer at Lilli.
August 23, 2023
Protecting the dignity of vulnerable people through technology
Gavin Bashar, Managing Director at Tunstall Healthcare, discusses why it’s important to protect the dignity of vulnerable people and how technology can be used to achieve this while improving health and care outcomes.
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.

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

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