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Improving care for pulmonary hypertension patients

Published on 26th July, 2021

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a rare pulmonary vascular disease that affects an estimated 25 million people globally. The progressive disease is characterised by a reduction of blood flow from the heart to the lungs caused by the thickening of the arterial walls which can therefore become constricted……. View more

New data published on organ donation and transplant services

Published on 15th July, 2021

New data published today by NHS Blood and Transplant shines a light on how many people donated organs and how many transplant took place between April 2020 and March 2021. 1,180 people in the UK donated their organs after they died last year saving or improving the lives of 3,391 transplant recipients………. View more

Cyber security toolkit for boards: Audio transcripts

Published on 10th June, 2021

Transcripts of the discussions between the NCSC and people who use the Cyber Security Toolkit for Boards about its applicability. NCSC’s Cyber Security Toolkit for Boards, and the best way of getting  cyber security on the board’s agenda. I’m lucky to be joined by Jacqueline de Rojas, President of Tech UK and the President of Digital…… View more

Patient data and the rise of feral information systems

Published on 4th July, 2019

Global healthcare systems are under increasing pressure due to ageing populations and the increase of long-term conditions such as cancer, diabetes, stroke and dementia. This is putting an ever-increasing strain on general practice and emergency services which is typically where such patients present themselves…… View more