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Cybercriminals Could Sabotage Medical Equipment

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

IT experts have warned hospitals to be extra vigilant with their online security as cybercriminals have the potential to sabotage crucial medical equipment.


Will 5G Change Our Healthcare?

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Innovations within technology are changing many aspects of our lives. Technology has already helped revolutionise certain elements of healthcare and it seems that the arrival of 5G networks could take things a few steps further.


All NHS Meals Recalled Over ‘Listeria Outbreak’

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

When key medical equipment in a hospital is found to be faulty or malfunctioning, a hire service really can save the day. However, the crisis facing the NHS at the moment comes in the form of its patient catering service, after five deaths linked to the bacteria listeria have been reported, according to New Scientist.


Deaths From Heart Disease ‘Almost Halve’ In UK

Monday, June 10th, 2019

The number of people who die each year as a result of heart disease has fallen by nearly half in the past decade, new research has found.


CMA Accuses Drug Companies Of Collusion

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has accused four drug companies of agreeing not to compete for the supply of anti-nausea and dizziness drug Prochlorperazine 3mg dissolvable tablets (only available on prescription) to the NHS, a move that saw prices paid by the health service climb by approximately 700 per cent.


Govt Boosts NHS Digital Services With Fast Broadband

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Patients in the UK are set to benefit from improved digital services from the NHS thanks to better broadband connections.


UK ‘Already Experiencing Medicine Shortages’ Ahead Of Brexit

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Although there have been multiple warnings that Brexit will lead to shortages of medicines and medical equipment, it seems that the UK is already experiencing difficulties getting hold of certain medications despite not having yet left the EU.


No Of Preventable Amputations Continues To Rise

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

The number of people who have to endure major amputations is continuing to grow, despite many of these procedures being preventable.


GP Shortfall Won’t Be Filled By 2023, Report Reveals

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

The shortfall in the number of GPs in the UK is so serious that it will be impossible to be filled by the year 2023. And as such, the only way to progress now is to make use of the skills of other staff, such as physiotherapists and pharmacists, more widely and routinely in general practice.


GPs In Bury Offer Medical Care To Homeless

Monday, March 4th, 2019

People sleeping rough in Bury will be able to access medical facilities as part of the Homeless-Friendly scheme in the area.