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Patient record viewer helping to improve care in Somerset

Over 500 Somerset clinicians now have instant access to the GP records of half a million patients in the country. By using software from connected health provider Emis Health, clinicians providing frontline emergency have fast access to patient information that could improve care and save time. Emergency care staff working across A&E and other acute…


Podcast: 15 Minutes With The Doctor

For avid listeners of podcasts and enthusiasts of healthcare, a series is out now that looks at the developments within the industry. The podcast – 15 Minutes With The Doctor – sees Dr Vinay Shankar sharing the stories of healthcare entrepreneurs and innovators who are developing their ideas. Listeners can access a range of stories…


How accessible are our GPs – and does it really matter?

Words by Ryan Higginson, Vice President Global SMB Solutions, Pitney Bowes. Accessibility to NHS healthcare professionals remains high on the government agenda, with controversial plans for a seven-day GP service still being mooted. Research uncovers the high levels of frustration patients have when it comes to GPs’ availability: more than 10 million patients a year…


GP practice triples online patients

A GP practice in Cumbria has tripled the number of patients registered to use its online services thanks to an informational campaign. The news comes as practices across England have been aiming to get 10% of their patients registered for online services by the end of March. In an attempt to meet this target, the…

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