Hospital at home in the time of COVID-19

Hospital at home in the time of COVID-19

  Covid-19 sent shock waves through Britain’s national health service, exposing fragilities, underlining insecurities, and pushing many hospitals to the brink. The pandemic has both exacerbated existing issues and added fresh challenges. Even before coronavirus...
Addressing the shortfall in NHS hospital beds this winter

Addressing the shortfall in NHS hospital beds this winter

The NHS will face the winter peak in demand with around 5500 fewer beds than last year, the Health Service Journal reported earlier this month. Covid-19 precautions are behind much of the decline in numbers, for example infection control measures mean beds are more...
Stepping In and Stepping Up

Stepping In and Stepping Up

Covid-19 Home Testing Service Improves Capacity, Accessibility and Patient Flow. This case study looks at how an urgent need for addition home testing for Covid-19 was addressed by HomeLink Healthcare, working in partnership with Norfolk and Norwich University...
I’m Celebrating AHP Day

I’m Celebrating AHP Day

Every year on the 14th October – Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) come together to celebrate being part of the AHP family. It is a social movement that enables AHPs from different backgrounds and organisations to collaborate within and outside of their services,...
Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

Unfortunately, this is not only a phrase used in the TV series Game of Thrones, it is an often misused call to arms for the NHS as the dark nights start to draw in. However, this year whilst we don’t expect to have to deal with White Walkers and Wildlings in the...