Chair of NHS England Lord Prior tells of his determination to transform the health service as a power for good in an increasingly ailing society
Pharmacists are becoming the first port of call for patients with minor illnesses as internet pharmacies take a greater share of dispensing drugs and GPs complain of increasing pressure
New technologies, such as the cloud and artificial intelligence, have transformed pharmaceutical supply chains from materials supplier to manufacturer, wholesaler to pharmacy and on to patients
Medication adherence is one of the greatest health challenges of the 21st century, with up to half of all medicines prescribed for long-term conditions not taken as intended
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
A digital NHS promises widespread benefits for clinicians and patients, but only if personal data can be protected at a time of increasing cyberattacks
Damaged by past digital disasters, the NHS looks to innovative technology to heal its wounds, but is there sufficient financial commitment and political leadership to see through a successful transition?
In spite of mixed feelings among NHS workers, the government says artificial intelligence could transform and future-proof healthcare in the UK