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The need for digital revolution, putting the patient, not the technician, at its heart!

By Izzie Wilson | June 10, 2021

We are starting to see the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel as shops, pubs, and restaurants start to open. Although we are far from returning to “normal”, we are able to reflect on what COVID-19 has taught us over the last 15 months. One of the main areas of conversation is the…

Who has suffered most through COVID-19?

By Izzie Wilson | March 10, 2021

We cannot deny that the past year has been a challenge for the whole world, whether you were infected with coronavirus, you lost loved ones, you lost your job, or your health suffered because of the virus, everyone has felt the impact of COVID-19. However, it is apparent that there are disproportionally impacted groups that…

The Future of Waiting List Management

By Izzie Wilson | February 24, 2021

When Boris Johnson became Prime Minister in July 2019, one of his first promises was to sort out waiting times in the NHS, ‘My job is to make sure you don’t have to wait 3 weeks to see your GP.’ However, the Prime Minister at this time could not have predicted the pandemic and what…

Clinical Validation of Surgical Waiting Lists

By Izzie Wilson | February 19, 2021

Elective surgeries have been postponed during the pandemic, due to resources being relocated to other areas. If a patient does not receive the surgery they require, the detrimental effects on that patient can be life threatening and therefore the need to revalidate surgical waiting lists, ensuring priority cases are identified, is crucial. In April 2020, there were…

Managing the Waiting List Backlog

By Izzie Wilson | February 16, 2021

In March 2020, as cases of coronavirus surged in the UK, NHS England & Improvement and the Government, prioritised the treatment of individuals showing COVID-19 symptoms. The NHS focused their efforts on ensuring that everybody who needed coronavirus emergency care was able to get it. Services had to postpone, cancel or otherwise alter the delivery of their patient’s appointments…