Building Better Healthcare


New professor develops virtual reality 'edutainment' for healthcare professionals

Professor Minhua Ma makes her mark in the games industry developing virtual reality solution

Information Technology

Netwrix outlines top tips to protect sensitive patient data

Efficiency report lays out advice to ensure integrity of patient information

Regulatory | Information Technology

Improving indoor air quality to reduce the risk of Aspergillus infection

Aspergillus Species is one of the 10 most-frequently-reported fungi from indoor environments. Therefore, the need for cleaner indoor air has become a necessity to ensure the spread of these infectious particles is prevented or rapidly reduced

Design and Build | Infection Control

Sound waves being used to heat-treat cancer pain

Researchers investigate if next-generation ultrasound can burn away cancer pain

Imaging Analysis | Measurement and Analysis

New concepts for home-based diagnostic devices

The desire to treat and manage patients at home rather than in hospitals requires a new approach to diagnostic device design. John Pritchard, Cambridge Consultants, discusses some of the technology trends and issues to consider

Medical Devices | Telehealth

Nursing and dementia facility gets underway at Bournville Care Village

Bournville Architects releases details of revolutionary £5.3m development

Design and Build | Therapeutic Sector | Mental Health

Comment: Is the NHS failing to leverage transformation from technology?

The NHS spends a great deal on IT, but rarely embraces the service redesign opportunities this offers, writes Dr Adam Hill, chief medical officer at Sectra

Information Technology

Landmark planning submission for the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and Medical Architecture reveal plans for £65m facility

Design and Build | Therapeutic Sector

Comment: Could the NHS be the most powerful IT customer in the world?

Jane Rendall of Sectra explains how making IT affordable and creating truly joined-up patient care is essential to the future of NHS services

Information Technology

Bioquell Pod overcomes casualty bed shortages

East Surrey Hospital introduces semi-permanent Bioquell Pods to isolate patients with infectious diseases in emergency department

Design and Build | Infection Control

Case study: Telehealth in action – Etta’s story

How a HomeMonitor camera is helping the elderly to remain independent for longer

Design and Build | Information Technology | Telehealth