Healthcare Roundup 4 February 2022

The Health Service Journal reported that NHS England’s new transformation directorate, which is absorbing NHSX and NHS Digital, will have a bigger focus on electronic patient records than these agencies. The magazine has reported that...

Healthcare Roundup 28 January 2022

With politics consumed by the birthday cake row, it was a quiet week for health and care. England formally returned to ‘plan A’ for tackling the Covid-19 pandemic, as debate continued about making vaccinations compulsory...

Healthcare Roundup 21 January 2022

As England’s Covid-19 response became engulfed in rows over lockdown parties in Downing Street, health and social care secretary Sajid Javid announced an early end to almost all measures to control the spread of the...

Healthcare Roundup 14 January 2022

The pressure on the NHS caused by the omicron variant of Covid-19 appeared to be shifting from London to the north. Under orders from health and social care secretary Sajid Javid, NHS England splashed the...

Healthcare Roundup 7 January 2022

The NHS was given its annual ‘to do list’ as the Commons Health and Social Care Committee laid bare the scale of recovering elective activity and trusts declared Opel 4 or ‘black alert’ because of...

Healthcare Roundup 23 December 2021

The year closed with the governments of the UK’s four nations taking different approaches to tackling the potential impact of the omicron variant of Covid-19. The NHS in Scotland refreshed its digital strategy to take...

Healthcare Roundup 17 December 2021

The latest variant of Covid-19, omicron, started to spread across the UK at a frightening rate. Prime minister Boris Johnson struggled to get minor restrictions in place to slow the spread, as the booster vaccination...

Healthcare Roundup 10 December 2021

There was bad news about the rapid spread of the omicron variant of Covid-19; although this was all-but overshadowed by news of parties at 10 Downing Street as London locked-down last Christmas. The first clear...

Healthcare Roundup 3 December 2021

The government published its much-delayed social care white paper to almost universal disappointment. Experts agreed that while its ten-year vision is good, there isn’t nearly enough money to realise it, or to address the immediate...

Healthcare Roundup 26 November 2021

It was the end of the road for NHSX and NHS Digital as Laura Wade Gery’s review of NHS technology was finally published and the government accepted her recommendation to roll the two bodies into...

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