Health Adviser Issue 19

Health Adviser Issue 19

Published 6 November 2018

The latest version of our Health Adviser magazine is now available online, click on the articles below to find out more.

Health Adviser is an industry publication, produced by DAC Beachcroft, providing insight, foresight and thought-provoking features and articles that provide practical solutions for the issues of the day, for health and social care professionals.

What does a ‘no deal Brexit’ really mean for the health sector

CANH withdrawal

 

With Brexit fast approaching, Caroline White asks what contingency plans are in place for medical supply chains, staffing and health sector funding.

A new Supreme Court ruling means clinicians do not have to go to a judge to withdraw food and drink for people in a persistent vegetative state and other like conditions. Jo Carlowe asks, what does the ruling mean in practice?

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Digital innovation in the NHS

Is the NHS facing a leadership crisis?

 

 

Tara Donnelly, Chief Executive of the Health Innovation Network tells Adrian O’Dowd how digital, technology and AI are all fast becoming a common reality in the NHS, helping to save lives, money and improve services.

According to a recent report there is a crisis at the top of NHS management. The relentless pressures of the job mean that the median tenure of a chief executive is just three years.

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What impact are emergencies having on the health sector?

How the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill will improve the protection of vulnerable people 

 

 

With medical emergencies topping the list of medical negligence claims, Radhika Holmström examines the pressures on emergency staff and looks at how some trusts are trying to ease demand.

The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill is the Government response to widespread recognition that the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) scheme is not fit for purpose.

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