Healthcare

I have been writing about healthcare, particularly its IT and management, for well over a decade and was launch editor of Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network.

Universities use data analytics to tackle student mental health
ComputerWeekly.com, Jul 9, 2019

How technology is transforming mental health treatment
Guardian mental health supplement, May 15, 2019

Supporting students: the role of data analysis in improving welfare
Guardian Labs (Transforming the student experience series paid for by Jisc), Mar 8, 2019

Augmented medicine
Economist Intelligence Unit Innovation Matters series, Jun 13, 2018

Pssst… wanna participate in a Google DeepMind AI pilot? Be careful
The Register, Aug 23, 2017

Higher education and healthcare use specialist CRM in all but name
ComputerWeekly.com, Jul 20, 2017

Putting sepsis algorithms into electronic patient records
ComputerWeekly.com, Jul 7, 2017

NHS ransomware attack one month on: “The people who didn’t patch Windows 7 should be sacked”
PublicTechnology.net and Civil Service World, Jun 14, 2017

Tech can do a lot, Prime Minister, but it can’t save the NHS
The Register, Jun 8, 2017

Virtual reality as a healthcare tool
ComputerWeekly.com, Jun 6, 2017

Wearable technology in cardiology, epilepsy and diabetes care
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Mar 29, 2017

Oxford vaccine test volunteers infected with typhoid
TheInformationDaily.com, Mar 15, 2017

Brexit might benefit genomics big data analytics research
ComputerWeekly.com, Feb 21, 2017

It’s time to pay attention to mental health IT
ComputerWeekly.com, Nov 14, 2016

World-leading heart hospital ‘very, very lucky’ to dodge ransomware hit
The Register, Nov 4, 2016

NHS partners up with libraries to boost wellbeing
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Jul 13, 2016

Injured at Glastonbury? Three little words will help medics find you
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Jun 21, 2016

Into the woods: how walks are improving mental health
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Jun 14, 2016

What makes tumours tick? Genomics pave the way for tailored treatments
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, May 10, 2016

[email protected]: From local innovations to centralisation – 50 years of healthcare IT
ComputerWeekly.com, Apr 27, 2016

The libraries that offer sexual health services and cancer support
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Mar 23, 2016

Kidney dialysis – from the comfort of your sitting room
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Feb 2, 2016

Does Cambridge University Hospital’s Epic project indicate NHS lacks capacity?
ComputerWeekly.com, Nov 17, 2015

Good data can help diagnose the health of cities around the world
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Oct 12, 2015

How can IT contribute to NHS efficiency?
ComputerWeekly.com, Sep 28, 2015

Five ways telehealth could be used in the health service of the future
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Jul 16, 2015

‘We wouldn’t go back into the NHS’: Plymouth’s pioneering social enterprise
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Jul 16, 2015

NHS and internet of things: ‘The future of care is about the patient taking control’
Guardian Public Leaders Network, Jun 8, 2015

NHS data security: Lessons to be learned
ComputerWeekly.com, Apr 2015

NHS 111 shows how medical diagnosis can be computerised
ComputerWeekly.com, Mar 2015

NHS Wales: ‘We need to shout about good work and progress’
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Dec 10, 2014

Genomics England exploits big data analytics to personalise cancer treatment
ComputerWeekly.com, Oct 2014

Open source and the NHS: Two huge disorganised entities without central control
The Register, Sep 19, 2014

How Scotland’s NHS would be affected by a yes vote
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Sep 16, 2014

Could digital treatments meet mental health service users’ needs?
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, May 12, 2014

Duty of candour: a fear of whistleblowing still pervades the NHS
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Dec 9, 2013

Hospital charities fight to raise funds as giving slows in austerity Britain
Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network, Aug 13, 2013

Technology can transform the NHS – but not on its own (NHS Confederation conference 2012)
Guardian Healthcare Network, Jun 27, 2012

Open source test results service adopted by renal patients
Guardian Government Computing, May 4, 2012

Circle looks to save Hinchingbrooke staff time with mobile devices
Guardian Government Computing, Apr 5, 2012

London hospitals need better connections: Royal Free IM&T head
Guardian Government Computing, Jan 30, 2012

NHS trust plans alternative to ‘outdated’ hospital (North Bristol NHS trust and Frenchay)
Guardian Society, Jan 4, 2012

Designing a new Bristol superhospital (North Bristol NHS trust and Southmead)
Guardian Healthcare Network, Jan 3, 2012

Scrapping the National Programme for IT: a journey not a destination
Guardian Healthcare Network, Sep 22, 2011

How staff helped Mid Staffordshire make a clean start
Guardian Healthcare Network, Aug 31, 2011

Inside two of Britain’s smartest new hospitals: one private, one public (CircleBath and Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham)
Guardian Healthcare Network, May 25, 2011

How Birmingham moved into its new NHS hospital
Guardian Healthcare Network, May 18, 2011

Final call for NHS Direct’s national service
Guardian Healthcare Network, Apr 6, 2011

Salford Royal’s flight to safety
Guardian Healthcare Network, Mar 9, 2011

Videoconference consultants boost emergency stroke care
Guardian Healthcare Network, Feb 16, 2011

Wythenshawe: a hospital on green alert (University Hospital of South Manchester’s environmental work)
Guardian Society, Nov 24, 2010

Doctors and nurses turn managers in Oxford
Guardian Society, Nov 10, 2010

Online health records can save lives (Scotland and England)
Guardian Society, Jan 13, 2010

NHS should embrace lean times (lean thinking and efficiency)
Guardian Society, Jun 8, 2006

Smart move: use of health smartcards in EU countries
Health Service Journal, Sep  8, 2005

Rewriting the script: the NHS and electronic transmission of prescriptions
Health Service Journal, Dec 9, 2004

Those who scan, do: Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS)
Health Service Journal, Jun 10, 2004

Brand designs: the NHS logo
Health Service Journal, Feb 19, 2004