Dr Jonathan Behr – chief medical officer at Vision – explains the benefits of adopting a population health management approach, considers CCGs already successfully using such an approach, and considers how population health management can be embedded more consistently across the NHS.
New guidance leaked to HSJ indicates that the two-million-plus people shielding from covid-19 may be given a named care coordinator, while some NHS staff will upskill so they can provide a mixture of checks and advice on a single visit.
The primary care director of NHS England was kept in the dark about the relaxation of the shielding guidance, HSJ has learnt, despite the changes having a significant impact on GP workload and the advice offered to patients.
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained heart rhythm disturbance (arrhythmia). AF is a major risk factor for stroke . The NHS Long Term Plan includes a major ambition to prevent 150,000 strokes, heart attacks and dementia cases over the next 10 years. Improving the ...
This is paid-for content from our commercial partners. Find out more Each year in the UK, more than 100,000 people suffer a stroke.  Despite the often-avoidable nature of stroke, it continues to pervade our health and is the fourth biggest killer in ...
Harshal Vadera explores how ultrasound imaging is evolving to cope with the increasing number of high BMI patients