Safely managing elderly patients in care homes during Covid-19 and beyond

mypillcheck.co.uk One of the biggest stories to break during the pandemic when it first struck Europe was that of care homes being abandoned by staff, leaving elderly residents to fend for themselves. This pointed the finger at the staff who had fled the care homes but also the healthcare systems which allowed these patients to … Continue reading Safely managing elderly patients in care homes during Covid-19 and beyond

Does earning too much keep you up at night? You must be an NHS employee.

If ever there was a policy aimed specifically at destroying the NHS, the current NHS Pensions Scheme of 2015 is head and shoulders above any imagined. You may have heard about the pensions crisis that doctors are facing. This article sets out how that crisis has been brought about by current government policy and the … Continue reading Does earning too much keep you up at night? You must be an NHS employee.

Why does General Practice fear the rise of Babylon Health?

For years patients and General Practitioners (GPs) have lamented the pressures of too many patients fighting over finite appointments with rising waiting times and possible missed opportunities for an individuals’ health needs to be met. Into this mess enter Babylon Health with their ‘GP at Hand’ mobile service application. Allowing patients to have appointments without … Continue reading Why does General Practice fear the rise of Babylon Health?

Simple things the NHS App can do now to improve delivery of care

In May 2019 the new NHSX chief executive Matthew Gould announced that the much-lauded NHS app would continue in its aim to be the ‘front door’ to the NHS.  However, the greater concern was the fact that NHSX also announced the app would have limited functionality. For those unfamiliar with NHSX, they are the organisation … Continue reading Simple things the NHS App can do now to improve delivery of care