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Digital revolution to bust COVID backlogs and deliver tailored care for patients

Government's <i>Plan for Digital Health and Social Care</i> sets out ambitious vision for transforming health and care with digital technology

Industry leaders call for funding for innovative medical devices

Medical Technology Group (MTG) calls for additional support for medtech companies following announcement of £680m funding for innovative medicines

Does medical technology have a role to play in tackling the cost-of-living crisis?

Ivor Campbell (pictured), chief executive of medtech industry recruitment specialist, Snedden Campbell, assesses the likely impact of the cost-of-l...

Enabling transformation through smart finance

At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has placed even greater pressure on already-stretched healthcare systems, Chris Wilkinson of Siemens Financial...

Rutherford Health goes into liquidation

Group behind network of UK cancer and diagnostics centres hit by COVID-19 pandemic and lack of patient referrals

New centre opens dedicated to accelerating connected healthcare

Partnership between Verizon Business and Visionable showcases the latest healthcare technologies

Comment: Building a futureproof healthcare system

John McDonald of GRAHAM explores how the healthcare construction sector can play its part in achieving efficiencies across services

£700m to support the NHS this winter

Hospitals will benefit from a share of £700m to help tackle waiting lists and improve care through 785 schemes across 187 hospital trusts

Health and Social Care Bill 2022 is passed

Legislation will underpin the long-term recovery of health and care services, but 'fails to recognise' the role technology can play in the revival,...

Workforce shortages could scupper NHS 'levelling up' plans

Critics respond to this week's Queen's Speech with concern over staff shortages and a lack of clarity over addressing the COVID-19 backlog

Comment: Accommodating the care crisis

Jitesh Patel, senior development manager at Kajima, argues that the NHS needs to develop a new solution on a national scale to improve both the hea...

NHS launches £800m hard facilities management framework

NHS Shared Business Services procurement route focuses on sustainability and safety

Comment: A smart start for smart hospitals

Gary Thompson, UK sales director for Siemens industries and markets at Siemens Financial Services (SFS), explores the application of smart building...

Over half of NHS employees say existing buildings cannot accommodate additional staff

NHS employees think premises restrict recruitment and efforts to clear COVID-19 healthcare backlog, according to YouGov survey commissioned by Assura

Comment: Modernising healthcare technology with specialised finance

Chris Wilkinson, head of sales for healthcare at Siemens Financial Services in the UK, examines how specialist technology finance can support the u...