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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...

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

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...

Scottish health boards ban smoking on hospital sites

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

Inclusive hospital gardening project runs for second year

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

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...

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...

Seven new community diagnostic centres to open across England

Centres announced as part of government plans for 160 community-based diagnostic facilities by 2025

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...

Designing emergency and urgent care services around users

New programme launched to understand users’ views on NHS emergency and urgent care services

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...

The art of distraction – Achieving emotional regulation within a healthcare setting

Melanie Jacobsen Cox (pictured), head of healthcare at HLM Architects, reveals how thoughtful interior design has helped to support patients, staff...

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...