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Technology - the key to reducing missed appointments and cancellations

With nearly 15 million medical appointments being missed every year, we ask can technology help to put patients at ease and reduce the number of di...

Pioneering tool supports dementia-friendly design

Experts at the University of Stirling unveil online design tool aimed at creating more-supportive environments for people living with dementia

Health Secretary sets up £500m fund to free up hospital beds

Newly-appointed Thérèse Coffey gives her first speech - pledging to boost health and social care services over winter

Digital tools in the NHS - do the rewards outweigh the risks?

With more than 350,000 digital health apps on the market, and an average of 250 new solutions released every day, Ross O’Brien, managing director f...

Scanning for safety - the rise of RFID in healthcare

Exploring how RFID technology is supporting hospitals to improve patient outcomes and drive efficiencies

Gardening for Health project boosts mental health and wellbeing

Crieff Community Hospital project supports health and improves outside spaces for patients, visitors, and staff

Could cloud telephony data help secure QOF access points?

This year’s NHS quality and outcomes framework puts a new emphasis on access. In this article, Derrick Measham (pictured below), head of research a...

Special report: Designing a new model for children's hospitals

BBH speaks to the team behind the design of the new Cambridge Children's Hospital, a project which is setting a benchmark for the future of paediat...

Why joining up health and social care is crucial to digital transformation

BBH speaks to Alex Nash and Martin Lowthian of Access HSC about why local authorities and the NHS need to pool their digital resources to meet the...

Scottish health boards ban smoking on hospital sites

New laws make smoking within 15m of hospital buildings an offence

Waiting lists on the rise: Tackling the challenges facing health and social care

In this article, Nick Weston (pictured below), chief commercial officer at Lilli, looks at the role of remote monitoring technology on the COVID-19...

Inclusive hospital gardening project runs for second year

Patients, visitors, and NHS staff to benefit from improved garden space at Newton Community Hospital

How technology and education can meet the needs of an ageing society

Andy Hart, training and consultancy manager at Tunstall Healthcare, discusses the importance of educating health and social care professionals abou...

How health coaching can improve patient health and reduce pressure on services

Creenagh Williamson, chief nursing and operating officer at HN, discusses how the health service needs to focus on prevention-based healthcare, suc...

Why cross-sector working will be the first big test ICSs face

In response to NHS England’s recently-released guidance for integrated care systems (ICSs) around establishing virtual wards, Dr Noel O’Kelly, clin...