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Why are we waiting

Why are we waiting

Institute for Public Policy Research report: NHS needs an additional £2.2bn a year until 2025/26 to tackle elective care backlogThe Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) highlight the significant backward step Covid-19 has caused for patient outcomes and the urgent...

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United Kingdoms  Health Minister Resigns after a kiss.

United Kingdoms Health Minister Resigns after a kiss.

"Who would have thought it? Matt Hancock is out before England in the European Cup." Britain's health minister Matt Hancock quit on Saturday 26th June 2021 after he was caught breaking Covid-19 rules by kissing and embracing an aide in his office, enraging colleagues and...

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The new engagement in the UK

YOUR ACTIONS SHOULD BE GOVERNED BY THE FOLLOWING:- Disease management & population health, preventive is the key focus for the NHSCompetition has gone – collaboration key focusOne size does not fit all – agility to meet each ICS population needs to strengthen value...

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Imbio partners in the NHS

Odelle in the NHS MINNEAPOLIS, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire  Imbio, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for medical imaging analysis, and Heart&Lung Health, a leading cardiothoracic consultancy firm, announced their partnership to integrate Imbio...

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The Robot and Ethics

The Robot and Ethics

The First Law of Robotics states that “A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.” Applying this law with the surgeon as seat of the robot's autonomous will accords with the ethical principle of nonmaleficence that...

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Why we are restructuring now

Why we are restructuring now

NHS reform is the problem, not the solution Posted in: Data, politics and policy, Health, Political ideologies, Public services, UK politics Tony Hockley is Director of the Policy Analysis Centre and a Visiting Senior Fellow in the LSE...

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The NHS in March 10 years to wipe out waiting lists

The NHS in March 10 years to wipe out waiting lists

NHSE&I released statistics on referral to treatment (RTT) waiting times for elective care. Key finding include: Patients on the overall NHSE waiting list for 52 weeks or more rose from 224,205 in December to 304,044 in January, prior to the pandemic in February 2020...

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Evaluation of Service Transformation needs greater thought

Evaluation of Service Transformation needs greater thought

The response of the healthcare system in England to the covid-19 pandemic has been impressive, with services innovating and adapting during the first wave at unprecedented pace and scale. Simultaneously, the National Institute for Health Research co-ordinated a national research programme that has been hugely successful.

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10 year waiting lists in the NHS

10 year waiting lists in the NHS

The NHS waiting list could hit 10 million people by April — more than double the 4.5 million patients who were on the list as of the last official figures in December

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The New NHS is the old SHAs only with more accountants

The New NHS is the old SHAs only with more accountants

Near final version of white paper confirms plans to strengthen DHSC powers over NHS England and local reconfigurations.“Autonomy” of providers is reasserted, and funding/providing of services remains separate. The health secretary is due to publish its final white paper...

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Why we need to push digitisation forward in Hospitals

Why we need to push digitisation forward in Hospitals

A Case for the Digitization of Surgery If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses – Henry Ford 1916 1. Executive Summary We know that surgical practice has transformed in leaps and bounds over the last century, from the basic management of...

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Cancer operations move forward in the UK

Cancer operations move forward in the UK

Surgeons from six trusts operating at QVHTrust has postponed some of its less urgent surgery Most other urgent cancer surgery continuing in South East A specialist trust has freed up 29 theatre sessions a week so cancer surgery from nearby providers can continue...

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Private Sector getting activated slowly slowly…

Private Sector getting activated slowly slowly…

NHS England has asked leaders to outline plans to use 100 per cent of their private sector capacityNational commissioner appears ready to trigger “surge” arrangements under the contractPlanning rounds delayed to quarter one of next year amid “relentless pressure” NHS...

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Why France is investing in Robotic Surgery.

Why France is investing in Robotic Surgery.

With nine new robots, for 52 million euros, the Public Assistance - Hospitals of Paris (AP-HP) becomes the most robotic hospital in Europe. A breakthrough for doctors and patients. A real technological and cultural shift. While the Paris Public Assistance - Hospitals...

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Hospital Future Act (KHZG) needs amending

Hospital Future Act (KHZG) needs amending

In the present draft version of the Hospital Future Act (KHZG) for modern technical and digital equipment in hospitals, robotic assistance systems and high-tech medicine are not considered in the implementation. Odelle is of the opinion that progressive medical...

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Surgical Robotics and their reimbursement in Europe

Surgical Robotics and their reimbursement in Europe

Robotic surgery is an emerging procedure in Europe and Odelle Technology has had some success with coding recently. While surgical robots are widely disseminated across hospitals in European countries, the application of robots is limited to several clinical indications....

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Roche and Christie project collapses

Roche and Christie project collapses

Draft report looks at multiple failings around how The Christie Foundation Trust entered a £20m research partnership with a RocheAccuses trust bosses of an “underlying systemic failure” to address cultural issues and practices identified in previous reportsReport...

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My struggle to engage with our primary care network

My struggle to engage with our primary care network

Written by the talented Dr Peter West is a health economist and health services researcher and a freelance consultant to pharmaceutical firms and NHS bodies. He has had two terms as a non-executive director of NHS trusts and authored three books and many research papers...

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Cardiothoracic surgery “stifled” during COVID-19 pandemic

Cardiothoracic surgery “stifled” during COVID-19 pandemic

The paper, authored by Fatima Osman and Mohamad Bashir (Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital, Blackburn, UK), suggests that the delivery of cardiovascular care has been stifled during the pandemic to adhere to infection control measures as a way of protecting patients and the...

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Is VR & AR Ready to Advance Spinal Surgery?

Is VR & AR Ready to Advance Spinal Surgery?

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are preparing to make major improvements to spinal surgery, having adapted to overcome many previous concerns and become more readily available. Increased adoption of this technology could bring countless benefits for the...

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Does double reading mammography make sense?

Does double reading mammography make sense?

February 18, 2020 -- In many European countries, radiologists double read mammograms, followed by a consensus review when the recommendations don't align. Double reading could also benefit U.S. radiologists, according to a study published online on 11 February...

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Elective Care in the NHS

Elective Care in the NHS

Indicator update Published: 30/09/2019 Author Jessica Morris Care that is planned in advance is known as elective care. It involves specialist clinical care or surgery, generally following a referral from a GP or community health professional. The elective care system is...

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In April 2019, or All Fools’ Day

In April 2019, or All Fools’ Day

In April 2019, or All Fools’ Day – was the sixth anniversary of the implementation of Andrew Lansley’s Health and Social Care Act, 2012. An Act that everyone from the Prime Minister down appears to agree now needs amending.  But it is also the twentieth anniversary of the...

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NICE IN THE UK its Free and simple.

NICE IN THE UK its Free and simple.

If a notified technology is considered eligible and suitable to progress, we usually start by developing a Medtech innovation Briefing: The Medtech Innovation briefing is not NICE guidance and contains no recommendations or any de novo health economic modelling. Because of...

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NHS to rollout lung cancer scanning trucks across the country

NHS to rollout lung cancer scanning trucks across the country

8 February 2019 Lung cancer scanning trucks that operate from supermarket car parks are being rolled out across the country in a drive to save lives by catching the condition early, NHS England announced today. Around £70 million will fund 10 projects that check those most...

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AIModel could enable gadolinium free cardiac MRI

AIModel could enable gadolinium free cardiac MRI

May 2, 2019 -- Researchers developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that accurately detected chronic myocardial infarction (MI) on non-contrast-enhanced cardiac cine MRI, potentially obviating the need for gadolinium-based contrast agents in these patients,...

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Risk Share Agreement

Risk Share Agreement

With spiralling healthcare cost inflation and outcomes that lag many other developed economies, Odelle has been working with Clinical Commissioning Groups in the UK, to drive reform aimed at better quality and lower cost delivery of care through partnerships with Medical...

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AI in France

AI in France

Two strong initiatives led by the French government have the full attention of innovation actors. Through France’s strategic plan for artificial intelligence, it is obvious that the President of the Republic wants to help France recover its strong position in the field of...

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Artificial Intelligence and AGFA

Artificial Intelligence and AGFA

The future isn’t always clear, so we need to be ready to meet whatever happens. But what do we know? Among other things, artificial intelligence is going to make a huge difference in all our lives. For another, healthcare is moving towards strategies that will enable...

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