Protecting patients’ data in a digital NHS

A digital NHS promises widespread benefits for clinicians and patients, but only if personal data can be protected at a time of increasing cyberattacks

What can we expect from the NHS’s Long-Term Plan?

‘A clear vision for the system that filters down to local level is vital’

How pharmacies can tackle fake medicines

Regulation targeting fake medicines could speed up the adoption of technology in pharmacies

Diabetes education needs to improve, and fast

Better advice to people with diabetes could avoid serious medical complications, premature deaths and unsustainable costs to the NHS

The evolution of blood glucose monitors

A wide range of monitors to test blood glucose levels and unequal access results in sometimes uncertain self-management

How tech could help treat and cure type-1 diabetes

There have been more advances in the field of medical devices and technology to help people manage their type-1 diabetes in the last five years than in the previous fifty

Combining tech with the human touch to help patients

With online consultations on the increase, many patients are opting for the human touch to complement technology

How new tech can keep your heart healthy

As the incidence of heart disease continues to climb with an ageing population, digital technology is transforming every aspect of prevention, diagnosis and management