Covid-19

HealthMay 5, 2021
How do waiting times compare internationally?
The pandemic has caused unprecdented disruption to elective care across the globe, what steps are different countries taking to stem growing backlogs in care across the sector?
Public transportApril 22, 2021
The Future of UK Rail - a consumer focused network?
Public Policy Projects has opened its latest infrastructure inquiry ‘The Future of UK Rail’ in partnership with Trainline.com, CPMS Group and Hitachi Rail. Chaired by Former Transport Minister and PPP Deputy Chair Stephen Hammond MP, the launch was an ambitious discussion on how the UK can radically
NewsMarch 17, 2021
Eviction bans extended
Bailiff enforced evictions banned until 31st May while the commercial evictions ban has been extended for a further three months, to 30th June.

Digital

HealthFebruary 2, 2021
The future of digital primary care
Gianpiero Celino, Clinical Director, Cegedim Healthcare Solutions, outlines a vision for the future of digital healthcare building on the huge progress the NHS made during 2020.
Community healthAugust 26, 2020
Sexual health services move online
As the transition away from face-to-face contact within healthcare to online services becomes more common, LloydsPharmacy Online Doctor, in partnership with NHS trusts and Preventx, will begin providing online sexual health services.
Community healthMay 1, 2020
Setting a new precedent for remote patient care
Dr Chris Whittle is an NHS doctor turned Clinical Entrepreneur who wants to change the way people access healthcare in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Health PolicyMay 1, 2020
The acceleration of digital technology
The Covid-19 pandemic is having a dramatic effect on usage of digital solution throughout the health sector writes Fabian Sutch-Daggett, Features Writer for World Healthcare Journal and PCJ contributor.

Primary Care Estate

Health PolicyMay 1, 2020
New practical estate guide launched for primary care networks
The National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) has launched a new practical 'how to' guide to help primary care networks (PCNs) start work on developing their premises so they are able to provide integrated, community-based health and care well into the future. 

Workforce

Health PolicyDecember 1, 2020
No small feat: the challenges of managing Primary Care Networks
As Primary Care Networks take a greater role within the NHS, medical and business leaders must focus on practical considerations for organisational structure and development. This was the purpose of a recent webinar which brought together system leaders from across the sector.
Health ProfessionsMay 1, 2020
Addressing the challenge of communication while wearing PPE
A new and innovative UK business has developed a collection of digital flashcards to address the problems healthcare workers wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) were having in transferring vital information to deaf, blind and critically ill coronavirus patients.

Clinical Services

Community healthAugust 14, 2020
Putting pharmacy into the NHS team
Sanjeev Panesar, a National Pharmacy Association (NPA) Board Member who runs Pan Healthcare in the West Midlands, outlines the importance of trusted relationships between community pharmacy and wider healthcare services to build back after Covid.
Community healthMay 22, 2020
Stark warning issued as cancer referrals drop
The coronavirus pandemic is having a huge impact on cancer diagnosis, with referrals, GP and A&E visits down significantly versus last year. Pancreatic Cancer Action has issued a stark warning to anyone experiencing symptoms not to postpone seeking help.
Health ProfessionsMay 1, 2020
Addressing the challenge of communication while wearing PPE
A new and innovative UK business has developed a collection of digital flashcards to address the problems healthcare workers wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) were having in transferring vital information to deaf, blind and critically ill coronavirus patients.
Health ProfessionsMay 1, 2020
Mobile testing units rolled out for frontline workers
Essential workers and the most vulnerable will receive increased access to coronavirus tests after the government unveiled a network of mobile testing units to travel where there is significant demand, including care homes, police stations and prisons.

Health Policy

Community healthMay 10, 2021
Population health management: the time is now
While the adoption of population health management is still in its infancy, and there is a need for more evidence and better exchange mechanisms to share it, can localities really afford not to try?
HealthMay 6, 2021
Seeing the gap: health inequalities in ophthalmology
Increased screen usage throughout the pandemic has not been kind to our eyes. More than one in three people in the UK have reported deteriorating eyesight over the past year due to more time spent indoors and extra screen time, according to an online poll conducted by YouGov for Fight for Sight.
Health PolicyApril 14, 2021
Making the most of global collaboration post pandemic
One of the most important ways the UK can assist in a global recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic is, firstly, to improve its domestic response by freeing up capacity and the supply of vaccines. Professor James Kingsland reflects on what the UK can do to support the world emerging from the pandemic.
Health PolicyJanuary 4, 2021
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.
HealthMay 14, 2020
Coping with the Covid aftershock for women's health
Over the past few weeks and probably extending to some months ahead, there will be thousands of women who have ignored symptoms which might lead to a cancer diagnosis. It will be a tragedy if we take a huge step back through lack of screening and late presentation, writes Dr Karen Morton
Health PolicyMay 1, 2020
Leading the Hidden Heroes
Newly appointed NHS Property Services Chief Executive, Martin Steele, sets out his priorities for the organisation’s crucial work in fighting Covid-19.
Health PolicyMay 1, 2020
Healthcare reform - why it’s so difficult
Professor James Kingsland OBE outlines several key challenges that will need to be overcome in order to achieve truly effective systemic reforms to health and care delivery.

Primary Care Networks

HealthMay 20, 2021
“The sector needs to be heard”: New network created for GP federations
In establishing a Primary Care Federation Network that unites primary care federations across the country, the NHS Confederation has continued to broaden its membership while emphasising “the benefits of system working and collaboration.”
Health PolicyApril 14, 2021
Making the most of global collaboration post pandemic
One of the most important ways the UK can assist in a global recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic is, firstly, to improve its domestic response by freeing up capacity and the supply of vaccines. Professor James Kingsland reflects on what the UK can do to support the world emerging from the pandemic.
Health PolicyJanuary 4, 2021
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.
Health PolicyDecember 1, 2020
No small feat: the challenges of managing Primary Care Networks
As Primary Care Networks take a greater role within the NHS, medical and business leaders must focus on practical considerations for organisational structure and development. This was the purpose of a recent webinar which brought together system leaders from across the sector.
Health PolicyMay 1, 2020
Healthcare reform - why it’s so difficult
Professor James Kingsland OBE outlines several key challenges that will need to be overcome in order to achieve truly effective systemic reforms to health and care delivery.
Health PolicyMay 1, 2020
New practical estate guide launched for primary care networks
The National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) has launched a new practical 'how to' guide to help primary care networks (PCNs) start work on developing their premises so they are able to provide integrated, community-based health and care well into the future. 

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