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PM announces extra £1.8 billion ‘for NHS frontline services’

PM announces extra £1.8 billion ‘for NHS frontline services’

Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has confirmed a new £1.8 billion NHS ‘cash injection’ to help improve patient care. More beds, new ‘cutting-edge equipment’, and additional wards, will be delivered at 20 hospitals across the country, the Prime Minister announced as he visited a Lincolnshire hospital today (5 August), with the 20 healthcare facilities set to share £850 million in new funding ‘to upgrade outdated facilities and equipment’.

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Tracking temperatures using ‘cloud’ technology

Tracking temperatures using ‘cloud’ technology

Kevin Belben, Technical Applications manager at water management specialists Cistermiser and Keraflo, discuss ‘the evolution of water temperature monitoring systems’, and how harnessing The Internet of Things is helping to improve patient safety and estate efficiency, and, he claims, offers the potential to save the healthcare sector ‘millions of pounds’ every year.

Integrating nurse call and lighting systems

Integrating nurse call and lighting systems

Integrating nurse call with lighting in the patient environment can have significant benefits for patient safety, wellbeing, and workflow efficiency. Matt Clutton, Mechanical Product Design manager at Static Systems Group, a specialist provider of healthcare communication and bedhead services trunking solutions, explores the latest developments in this field, and discusses the role of lighting in hospital wards.

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