Gary Paragpuri runs Hub and Spoke Innovations which is a specialist consultancy run by pharmacy experts that aims to help pharmacists and dispensing GPs grow their businesses and provide a better service for their patients through technology.
The first virtual consultation clinic in Scotland for patients receiving respiratory physiotherapy has begun operating.
The NHS is collaborating with Amazon to provide health information from the NHS website through voice-assisted technology.
Rebecca Strong, a former pupil of Florence Nightingale, was matron at the Dundee Royal Infirmary during the 1870s. Responsible for implementing Nightingale’s pioneering block apprenticeship regime for nurses, this way of teaching students was subsequently adopted across Scotland, the US and beyond. Today in Dundee, a different but no less pioneering legacy […]
“We started with a problem”, Clare Morrison, who is clinical health lead at NHS Highland, explains. “NHS Highland is a remote and rural health board, it covers 40% of the landmass of Scotland yet only has 8% of the population so it is a large area which is sparsely populated, and this really brings a couple […]
Professor Sarah Cunningham-Burley on what the public has to offer health data research. Big data looms large in every part of our lives – and health is no different. Using data from the NHS and other sources, scientists can monitor drug safety, improve patient wellbeing and look for connections between behaviour and health outcomes. […]
A scheme in Tameside, Greater Manchester run by NHS doctors and nurses using Skype to help older people get faster care has reduced avoidable ambulance call-outs and helped people stay out of hospital. In the last two years, they have prevented 3,000 avoidable visits to A&E and freed up 2,000 GP appointments by […]