How online pharmacies are improving patients’ lives

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

How to make sure patients take their medicine

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

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’

Will the NHS ever really embrace digital tech?

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?

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

Improving access to IVF is vital

A postcode lottery, strict eligibility criteria and the high cost of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) mean treatment is simply not an option for many aspiring parents

Why male fertility needs greater attention

With sperm counts falling, the need for research into both the causes and treatments for male infertility has never been greater