How this little stone calmed me down

When I was approached by the PR guys at tech group Spire, who got in touch to pitch an article about a digital health device designed to support mindfulness, I said “send me one to try – please!” As a keen student of mindfulness techniques, I absorb anything and everything that promises to enhance the…


Data vs doctors: What does the future hold for the medical profession?

With the rapid progression in wearable devices and a greater global reliance on big data, the role of the GP is changing dramatically. But what does it mean for our trust in human decisions and the accuracy of diagnoses? Greg McEwen, partner at insurance law specialist BLM, explores what the future might hold for the…


Exclusive: Fitness trackers don’t make you fat

It’s food and your lifestyle that does, shocker! So apparently fitness trackers “offer no weight-loss and can actually make users fatter”. Not only that but these evil little devices also run the risk of sabotaging your diet and might not keep your weight off long term. These are just a few of the headlines that the…


Fantastic digital developments as we aim to go paperless – Tracey Grainger

Tracey Grainger, head of digital primary care development at NHS England, writing for NHS England What a three months we’ve had since our last update. There have been with some fantastic developments that support the delivery and future of Transforming General Practice and access for patients and clinicians with the use of Digital Technology. The…

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