How teledermatology could help the NHS

For mild or moderate skin conditions, patients and doctors are increasingly turning to teledermatology

Why are orphan drugs so expensive?

Current methods to determine the right value for orphan drugs remain controversial, yet the fast-tracking of new therapies marks a big step forward for the industry

The race towards a bionic future

A future when prosthetic limbs are wired to the body’s nervous system is an exciting prospect that is moving from science fiction to reality

Pioneering prosthetics

Profiling the latest advances in bionic limbs and next-generation prosthetics

We’re living much longer, but are we healthier?

Increases in life expectancy will put unprecedented pressure on our healthcare systems. Exploring the science of ageing and our understanding of co-morbidities will be crucial in tackling this ‘longevity trap’

Dispensing should not be a pharmacist’s only task

Technologies such as smart dispensing robots are delivering increased speed, accuracy and security as well as freeing up pharmacists to offer health advice to patients

Four ways AI has transformed patient care

In spite of mixed feelings among NHS workers, the government says artificial intelligence could transform and future-proof healthcare in the UK

How medical drones can help save lives

Hospitals and clinics in congested urban areas and remote locations are trialling deliveries of urgent medical supplies by drones and mini-planes