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Digital patients: myth and reality

Blog post 10/09/2018Sarah Scobie | Laura Schlepper

With technology in the health service always a talking point, Sarah Scobie and Laura Schlepper take a closer look at five common claims about the use of digital services in the NHS. Are some more true than others?

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Technology in general practice needs careful implementation

Blog post 09/08/2018Dr Rebecca Rosen

Following on from her previous blog this week, Rebecca Rosen looks at why GPs can be hostile about technologies they might find helpful, and proposes four ways to overcome the doubts.

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Will a robot replace me as a GP?

Blog post 07/08/2018Dr Rebecca Rosen

Rebecca Rosen gives a GP’s perspective on adapting to new technologies, and explains why the professional judgement of the doctor is still vital.

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Improving care for people with MS: the potential of data and technology

Report 10/07/2018Sophie Castle-Clarke | Natasha Curry | Holly Dorning | Laura Wetherly

An MS Society-commissioned report mapping out what technology is already available for people with MS, what more could be done with what is available and how data and technology could be better exploited in future to improve MS health care.

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The NHS at 70: What will new technology mean for the NHS and its patients?

Report 28/06/2018Sophie Castle-Clarke

To mark the BBC’s coverage of the NHS’s 70th birthday in July 2018, researchers from the Health Foundation, Institute for Fiscal Studies, The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust have joined forces for the first time, using combined expertise to shed light on some of the big questions on the NHS...

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Divided we fall: getting the best out of general practice

Report 05/02/2018Dr Rebecca Rosen

How best to balance the proliferation of GP services prioritising speed and convenience with the traditional view of general practice based on deep knowledge, community-based understanding and continuity of care?

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2018: What to look out for in health and social care

Blog post 21/12/2017Nuffield Trust

With 2017 drawing to a close and the new year nearly upon us, for festive reading we asked 12 Nuffield Trust experts to each give a brief insight into what might happen in health and social care in 2018. So we’ve been making a list (and checking it twice) of what they told us. See you in the new y...

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Falling short: Why the NHS is still struggling to make the most of new innovations

Report 13/12/2017Sophie Castle-Clarke | Nigel Edwards | Helen Buckingham

Despite the fact there is good understanding of the issues obstructing innovation in the NHS, it is still slow to adopt new technological ideas. Why is this, and how can we address the problem?

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There’s an app for that, but it must pass the NHS test

Blog post 06/11/2017Dr Rebecca Rosen

With the announcement of a new 24-hour service that offers NHS patients in London a GP consultation via a videolink on their smartphone, Rebecca Rosen asks some important questions.

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Managing patient flow and improving efficiencies: the role of technology

Blog post 18/08/2017Sophie Castle-Clarke

Long read: Having witnessed tracking technology first hand in two American health care organisations, Sophie Castle-Clarke sets out its strengths and how to implement it successfully.

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