Tagged NHS long-term plan


NHS prescribing is back in the spotlight – where does tech fit?

Dr Simon Hendricks, product innovation manager and clinical strategy lead at FDB (First Databank), is excited by the recent attention from Whitehall to improving NHS prescribing. He asks what progress is already being made, what needs to happen next, and where technology can play a role.  Political will for better and safer prescribing in the…


NHSX – the potential effect on the health service

Ninety days on from the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan, the health service has seen some structural and legislative changes – and the announcement of NHSX. Lyn Whitfield from Highland Marketing writes about its advisory board’s discussion about NHSX’s potential impact. The NHS Long Term Plan was published on 7 January, with a chapter…


Messaging company develops new health-monitoring micro apps

Healthcare messaging company MJOG has developed a new range of health-monitoring micro apps aiming to encourage patients to actively manage their own care. Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has pledged to shift the purpose of the NHS in the next decade towards helping people to stay healthy, with a key plank of his…

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