Following the success of the 10th European Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Products held on 14 – 15 May 2020, Eurordis is pleased to inform you that the Executive Summary is now available online. The interactive Executive Summary is a document compiled of the key takeaways from the conference, highlights from each theme, key facts and figures on the event itself, …

by Heather Smith

As recently noted by the Academy of Medical Sciences1, this winter could see health and social care services facing four acute pressures; rising cases of COVID-19, disruption of the NHS, a backlog of routine care, and flu season coinciding with the current pandemic. Zillah Moore, Director at Tunstall Healthcare, describes how technology can help to …

by Heather Smith

Lovexair Foundation a not for profit patient-centred organization was established from Spain in October 2011, to providing meaningful resources to patients, communities and healthcare professionals in respiratory care. We have been working for 10 years in active living & care support  whilst building our digital health capacities and know-how with our propietory  HappyAir Community – …

by Heather Smith

To further help our NHS clients Kinsetsu has launched a promotion running from November to March.    Many of our clients are busy clinical engineers, bed and facility management personnel who are supporting the frontline nursing teams. Providing instant visual location on customised digital mapping to help manage the flow of devices and beds inbuilding or …

by Heather Smith

Two big-hearted Northern Ireland homecare workers who moved in with a client after she tested positive for Covid-19 have been hailed as “true heroes”. Sisters Lauren (24) and Chloe Kelly (22), both Connected Health care assistants, made the decision to temporarily move in with Laura Magee (27) after she tested positive in October. Lauren also …

by Heather Smith

One of five Data-Driven Innovation hubs seeking to deliver inclusive growth and make a positive difference in society as part of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal; the Usher Institute ‘works with people, populations and their data to address real-world challenges in health and social care’. As for many organisations, the COVID-19 …

by Heather Smith

New ECHAlliance member, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) Faculty of Remote, Rural and Humanitarian Healthcare (FRRHH) is set to launch its newly developed “Introduction to Humanitarian Healthcare” online course in early 2021. This first of a kind online course has been developed by the faculty in partnership with The Operations Partnership, UK-Med …

by Heather Smith

A mass vaccination programme will demand a scale, speed and compliance level that will challenge all current vaccination protocols. According to BD, the largest producer of injection devices in the world, UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced that the UK Government was, “working hard” to setup a Covid-19 vaccination programme along with the “biggest flu …

by Heather Smith

Tunstall Healthcare has announced its involvement and sponsorship of the newly launched ADASS (Directors of Adult Social Services) and TEC Services Association (TSA) joint commission. The commission will explore the role of technology in a reformed social care system and will present key recommendations to the government at its conclusion in March 2021.  The Commission …

by Heather Smith
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