GP: NHS jargon should be more accessible

GP: NHS jargon should be more accessible

According to Johnny Marshall, GP and director of policy at NHS Confederation, the NHS jargon makes the organisation seem less accessible to the public, and as a result, the organisation is often misunderstood and regarded with apprehension. He raises issues such as ‘out-of-hours-services (out of whose hours?)’,  reconfiguration, reform, and bed-blocking, are all examples of […]

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Apple launch wearable health device

Apple launch wearable health device

Technology giants target US healthcare industry Apple is set to announce a wearable health device, which will be able to monitor everything from our heart rates and caffeine intake to saturated fats, blood sugar and oxygen levels. During a launch event on 9th September in California, Apple is expected to reveal the wearable device that […]

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Google breaking into healthcare market

Google breaking into healthcare market

New partnership sees digital healthcare take an impressive step forward Google is partnering with prestigious pharmaceutical giant Novaritis to create glucose sensing contact lenses for diabetics. Digital forerunners Google are used to issuing out fast paced innovative ideas, their business model founded on producing and selling these gadgets and gizmos. Pair this with the legitimacy […]

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