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New partnerships will be introduced giving health and care staff better and faster access to vital information. At the moment, in many local areas GPs and other care professionals are often not able to access crucial patient information quickly if it is held in another part of the health service sometimes having to rely on post or fax instead. Dr Simon Eccles, chief clinical information officer for Health and Care, said: “The public already assume their GP Practice and hospital can see their records, now in the NHS’s 70th year through Local Health and Care Records we will start to make this possible.”
TEDxNHS aims to bring together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves. In the year that the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday, the 2018 theme is ‘Shaping Our Legacy’. We’re recalling revolutionary beginnings, reconciling present imperfections, and rising to a future of infinite possibilities.
How can the NHS adopt new innovations to improve outcomes and empower effective self-care for people with diabetes? Provision of effective treatment and support for people with diabetes in England is one of the major clinical challenges of the 21st century. Helping people to self-care and achieve good diabetes control is essential to reduce the number of people experiencing serious complications such as blindness and amputation, and address pressures facing the NHS across care settings.
3.1 million people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in the UK could see a 20% reduction in hospitalisation and 20% higher medication adherence with a new approach to diabetes support, according to a White Paper by Changing Health out today. Personalisation: the secret ingredient to lasting lifestyle change, references dozens of evidence-based behaviour change theories and techniques rooted in psychology, providing key learnings for healthcare providers and commissioners to improve health outcomes for diabetes.
The New York Venture Summit presented by youngStartup Venture is a great event for Healthcare startups seeking capital and exposure, or Medtech investors seeking new deals. Meet, interact and network with more than 500 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers and CEOs of early stage and emerging growth companies on the Lifesciences/Healthcare track at the prestigious New York Venture Summit being held on July 10th […]
Everybody is, by now, aware of the changes to data protection regulations coming into force on 25 May. They have been met with mixed responses so far; implementing sound privacy protections weights on costs without adding value, some protest. Here, Changing Health, one of the companies on the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator, explains what the changing rules could mean for digital health companies.
Thank you to all of you that registered and came to this month’s 5x5x5 event which was themed ‘Ageing’. The event saw a good turnout and was a great success, with three Dragons contributing to the discussion around Ageing & Assisted Living. We’re happy to announce the winner of the 5x5x5 event this month: Congratulations to […]
Working with Health Education England, one of our partners, the Health Innovation Network (HIN), has created South London Small Grants to help speed up innovations that have the potential to improve care. Sometimes, a Small Grant can make all the difference when it comes to getting a fantastic idea off the ground. If you are based within a health and care organisation in south London and need financial support for your innovation, a Small Grant might be for you.
Tens of thousands of people with Type 2 diabetes may soon be able to access digital structured education programmes to better manage their condition, thanks to a £3.5 million funding boost from NHS England (NHSE). NHSE is to announce that 25% of the diabetes education Transformation Fund can now be used for digital tools.