New technology helps speed up triage process at hospitals in West Sussex -

New technology helps speed up triage process at hospitals in West Sussex

New technology helps speed up triage process at hospitals in West Sussex. A new digital triage system at hospitals in West Sussex has resulted in sick patients being treated more quickly. West Sussex staff with the eTriage technology Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of just two regions in the UK to have[…]

Coronavirus: Europe's daily deaths rise by nearly 40% - WHO

Coronavirus: Europe’s daily deaths rise by nearly 40% – WHO

Coronavirus: Europe’s daily deaths rise by nearly 40%  – WHO. Face masks will be mandatory in all crowded public areas across Russia Europe’s daily Covid deaths rose by nearly 40% compared with the previous week, the World Health Organization (WHO) has told the BBC. WHO spokeswoman Dr Margaret Harris said France, Spain, the UK, the[…]

Bradford Teaching Hospitals ditches paper for digital appointment letters -

Bradford Teaching Hospitals ditches paper for digital appointment letters

Bradford Teaching Hospitals ditches paper for digital appointment letters. Digital appointment letters are being trialled at Bradford Teaching Hospitals in a bid to phase out the paper. The letters are currently being piloted in the ophthalmology and paediatrics departments with patients receiving text message notifications instead of a paper letter. The text message provides them[…]

Barts clinicians develop digital programme for long-lasting Covid-19 symptoms -

Barts clinicians develop programme for long-lasting Covid-19 symptoms

Barts clinicians develop a digital programme for long-lasting Covid-19 symptoms. A digital programme to treat the lasting symptoms of Covid-19 has been developed by clinicians from Barts Health in collaboration with UCL researchers and UCL Partners. A team led by Barts Health clinicians and UCL health researchers have developed a rehabilitation tool with app developers[…]

Health Foundation launches Networked Data Lab to improve healthcare -

Health Foundation launches Networked Data Lab to improve healthcare

Health Foundation launches Networked Data Lab to improve healthcare. Independent charity The Health Foundation has launched a Networked Data Lab to address the biggest healthcare problems facing the UK. Five organisations have joined the lab which brings together analytical teams from across the country. It will focus on the most pressing challenges, such as understanding[…]

New technologies can help break the looming backlog of Covid-19 crisis in the NHS -

New technologies can help break the looming backlog of Covid-19 crisis in the NHS

New technologies can help break the looming backlog of Covid-19 crisis in the NHS. As the NHS starts to recover from the Covid-19 crisis, Tom Whicher, an NHS Innovation Fellow and founder of DrDoctor, looks into how new technologies can help with the looming backlog of non-Covid conditions. Despite early fears, it would be overwhelmed[…]

Gloucestershire Hospitals ‘holds nerve’ in deploying EPR during Covid-19 -

Gloucestershire Hospitals ‘holds nerve’ in deploying EPR during Covid-19

Gloucestershire Hospitals ‘holds nerve’ in deploying EPR during Covid-19. Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with the latest part of its electronic patient record (EPR) powered by Allscripts. The trust “held its nerve” in deploying the system during the coronavirus outbreak. It follows the implementation of Sunrise EPR as a ‘clinical wrap’ around its existing[…]

How drones could revolutionise care delivery at your hospital

Drones could revolutionise care delivery at your hospital

Drones could revolutionise care delivery at your hospital. Drones aren’t just for aerial photos anymore. The technology’s getting much more advanced. Amazon will be using them to deliver packages soon – and they’re also being used for health care. In the not-too-distant future, drones could be an essential part of your hospital. Internationally, drones are[…]