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  • The life sciences industry in the UK has a crucial role in contributing to growth and the delivery of better healthcare for patients throughout the UK. The information in this report contributes to our understanding of the composition of this diverse sector. It provides us with an estimate of the number, type and geographical distribution of companies across the medical technology, medical biotechnology, pharmaceutical and industrial biotechnology sectors. This is the sixth annual report that analyses the information contained in the Bioscience and Health Technology ...
  • Protecting your patient and yourself Smartphones, tablet computers and websites are widely used by clinicians to support patient care and by patients to inform and help themselves. Apps range from tools that help in diagnosis, staging or treatment (for example, to calculate fluid requirements for burns patients) to the many wellbeing apps that help to manage diet and/or fitness. Many people are excited about using and developing apps to help patients and clinicians ...
  • This PAS was sponsored by Innovate UK. Its development was facilitated by BSI Standards Limited and it was published under licence from The British Standards Institution. It came into effect on 30 April 2015. The purpose of this PAS is to develop a set of principles for health and wellness app developers to follow throughout an app project life cycle, so that health care professionals, patients and the public trust their products and services. It has been developed for use in the United Kingdom ...
  • Important guidance setting out steps to be taken during 2015/16 to start delivering the NHS Five Year Forward View has recently been published. The Forward View into action: planning for 2015/16 aims to establish a firm foundation for longer term transformation of the NHS. There are a number of significant areas in which our services support delivery of the 2015/16 steps. For example, AHSNs (and, in some parts of the country, Academic Health Science Centres) will partner with statutory, voluntary and private sector organisations to focus on deploying and evaluating the impact of different technologies and innovations working in combination. More details are expected in March 2015 ...
  • Technologies such as telehealth, telecare, telemedicine, telecoaching and self-care apps have the potential to transform the way people engage in and control their own healthcare, empowering them to manage it in a way that is right for them. The Technology Enabled Care Services (TECS) Resource for Commissioners has been developed by NHS commissioners, supported by the NHS Commissioning Assembly Quality Working Group, to help maximise the value of technology enabled care services for patients, carers, commissioners and the whole health economy. This resource raises awareness of how the wide range of TECS can support commissioning intentions and benefit patients, commissioners, families, health and social care professionals and provider managers. It also addresses the demand from commissioners for information on how to commission, procure, implement and evaluate these types of solutions effectively ...