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£250m investment to digitalise diagnostics

The NHS will receive £248 million over the next year to invest in technology that will deliver more diagnostic tests, checks and scans to help provide faster diagnosis of a health condition, earlier treatment and reduce waiting lists.

Government pledges extra funds to improve maternity safety

NHS maternity staff will benefit from a further £3 million to improve the safety of the women and babies they care for, the Patient Safety Minister has announced.

Top highlights at this year’s Future Surgery 2021

Future Surgery 2021 has announced its top 10 ‘not to be missed’ highlights for this year’s show.

NHS offers home blood pressure checks to save thousands of lives

Hundreds of thousands of people will be able to test their blood pressure at home, thanks to lifesaving monitors on the NHS.

New freight service to rapidly deliver medical goods to UK

Medicines and medical goods which are at risk of shortage will be transported to the UK within days through a new international transport system, the government has announced.

Barts Health and Sectra start digital pathology programme

A programme to enhance patient diagnoses, speed up turnaround times and modernise pathology services has begun at Barts Health NHS Trust.

Voucher scheme to support development of promising NHS innovations

Medovate has announced the launch of a new Innovation Voucher Competition in partnership with Medipex to support the development of promising new medical device innovations arising from within the NHS.

Glasgow hospital first to introduce innovative knee treatment

UK patients will now have access to an innovative treatment for joint pain associated with knee osteoarthritis.

Calls to highlight risks of medicine dependence

NICE is advising doctors, nurses and pharmacists to discuss with patients the risks of prescribing them medicines including opioids, sleeping pills and antidepressants.

Calls for new approach to digital health

Experts are calling for a fundamental new approach to digital technology that promotes equitable, affordable and universal improvements to health.

Major investment in mobile imaging systems for Manchester Trust

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) has recently installed a series of new C-arms, interventional imaging, mobile X-ray and ultrasound equipment.

FIS conference highlights key infection prevention issues

The Federation of Infection Societies Conference 2021 will bring together delegates involved in all aspects of infection from basic science, infection prevention, antimicrobial stewardship and clinical practice.

CQC warns of 'heavy toll' on staff in health and social care

A new report has highlighted the enormous pressures being faced by the health and social sector.

Recruitment funding boost announced for social care

Care homes and home care providers will benefit from a new £162.5 million workforce retention and recruitment fund to bolster the dedicated care workforce.

Disabled doctors face disproportionate rate of bullying

Disabled doctors are more likely to experience bullying and abuse in the workplace, according to recent data published by the health service.

Expert panel debates role of virtual healthcare consultations

Virtual sessions “are one of the great healthcare successes of the last 18 months” but they can also exclude patients and create problems, an expert panel has concluded.

Government must take a 'whole government’ approach to improving health

The Health Foundation has called for a new approach to improving health, which will require coordinated and sustained action across the whole of government.

Showcasing UK Health Tech at MEDICA 2021

The UK health technology industry is looking forward to reuniting at MEDICA 2021 – the first live edition to take place since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust opts for new EPR

A ​Kent Trust has elevated its ambitions for digital maturity, deploying Allscripts' Sunrise EPR to facilitate joined up care.

New digital solution developed to support respiratory patients

The pandemic has created many problems but it has also driven innovation and invention as clinical innovators find new ways to help their patients.

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Upcoming Events

Arab Health 2022

Dubai World Trade Centre
24th - 27th January

Knowlex Infection Prevention & Control 2022

National Conference Centre, Birmingham
8th - 9th February

Central Sterilising Club 60th Anniversary Annual Scientific Meeting

Crowne Plaza, Bridge Foot, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6YR
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Royal College of Physicians, London
11th May 2022

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Coventry Building Society Arena
19th May 2022

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28th - 29th June

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