Building Better Healthcare


New partnership could save NHS millions on language services

Hospedia partners with thebigword to bring interpreters to patients' bedsides in 160 hospitals across the UK

Information Technology

Partnership provides benchmark for national PACS migration projects

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers advice after completing one of the UK’s largest image migration projects alongside BridgeHead Software, Dell and Agfa

Information Technology

Has the digital pen run out of ink?

Glyn Cunnah of Footprint Solutions argues why tablets are a better solution that digital pen technology for healthcare workers

Information Technology

New vision for Suffolk care services

Northstar and Castlemeadow Group to develop extra care and dementia complex in Halesworth

Design and Build

Laing O'Rourke fined after gas leak at Staffordshire hospital

'Breakdown in health and safety procedures' led to potentially-dangerous leak at Royal Stoke University Hospital

Design and Build | Regulatory

Comment: In 2015, let’s do something smarter

In this article Mathew Key, head of technology at Isansys, argues how doctors and nurses need to use innovative patient monitoring technologies to identify new trends before they become an issue

Medical Devices

Feedback tool to help improve services for Sickle Cell Disorder patients

Picker Institute Europe leads development of new questionnaire that will drive improvements to services regardless of geographical location

Information Technology

Comment: Wearables - The next era for healthcare

In this article Steve Johnson, head of UK and Ireland at Extreme Networks, discusses how wearable technology will revolutionise the healthcare sector

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A fresh approach to palliative care

Revolutionary inpatient wing is handed over to staff and patients at St Michael’s Hospice

Design and Build | Therapeutic Sector

Comment: Understanding individuals – what population health means to the NHS

Wayne Parslow of MedeAnalytics explains how the next five years will see a rapid shift from understanding populations to understanding the individuals that make them up

Information Technology

Work begins on 150m Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh

Construction starts on new hospital and Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Design and Build

Case study: NHS trust cuts down on administration time and improves governance with BoardPacks software

Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust reduces preparation time and saves on printing and postage costs with BoardPacks meeting management solution

Information Technology