healthcare technology

The fax machine bonfire has begun – now for the pager scrapheap

One of New Labour’s most pernicious legacies – and there were many – was its failed NHS IT project which…

Telemedicine must be embraced to improve and save lives

Just as technology has changed the way we shop, book a taxi, hold business meetings, and even find a parking…

Engineering is vital for medical innovation – we need to close the skills gap

For decades, advances in engineering have been essential to some of medicines greatest innovations. But if the current global skills…

NHS email

Don’t despair at the NHS email crash. A new dawn is round the corner

It started with a single email saying ‘Test’ on it just after I had begun my morning surgery earlier this…