Health Perspectives

We all want better healthcare, sooner and the potential is there to make it happen: New technology, new breakthroughs, new ideas. But while there are opportunities, there are challenges too: constrained budgets, an ageing population and an increase in chronic conditions. Find out what our specialists have to say on the issues that matter.

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13 December 2018

Why healthcare providers will win public support for implementing digital solutions

A recent survey reported by the HSJ shows that the public’s highest priorities for new NHS funding are cancer care and staffing, while their lowest are digital access and better services for vulnerable groups. While it is understandable that the public would choose ‘clinical’ over ‘digital’ in a binary choice, we should be very clear in our viewpoint that , the two things are not mutually exclusive and that we need to be making the case for how digital will bring enormous benefits to patients, not just in terms of processes but also  in terms of the quality of their own treatment and care.

30 July 2018

Making Tax Digital for VAT - Are you ready for 1 April 2019 and beyond?

Making Tax Digital – or MTD as it’s known – is the biggest shake-up in the UK tax system in a generation. It involves a range of HMRC initiatives which will see the digitisation of tax reporting for individuals and businesses. Making Tax Digital for Business (“MTDfB”) is the Government’s flagship policy to move all business-related tax reporting online with the aim of making it more accurate, more reliable and more efficient.

16 July 2018

To meet increasing demand the NHS must also transform supply

Headlines attest to the fact that the pressures on the NHS are considerable and growing. To try and arrest some of the pressures on acute settings, it’s vital that moves to transfer care to community-based settings succeed. As that transition progresses, the attention on clinical considerations is understandable and necessary. But it’s also important that the design and operation of the services and functions underpinning effective care are not overlooked.

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