Friday Five

Discussions of digital health in week’s Friday Five

NHS Digital trial new system to alert HCPs to adjust care NHS Digital is trialling a reasonable adjustment flag on patient records that alerts health and care staff if a patient has a learning disability, so that they adjust care services accordingly. This may include ensuring there is wheelchair access to a hospital or clinic,…

News

Announcing ZPB’s senior advisers

This week we announced Paul Mears, Matthew Campbell-Hill and Michael Bell as our new senior advisers who have joined ZPB’s wider network of associates. They work along-side core team members to help our clients understand challenges, navigate the complexities of the health and care market and be able to form more productive partnerships with the…

Friday Five

Medical miracles and shocking shortages – this week’s Friday Five

Ebola may soon be a “preventable and treatable” disease An Ebola drugs trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo has identified two new drugs that have a 90% survival rate when used in combination. The drugs, named REGN-EB3 and mAb114, work by attacking the Ebola virus with antibodies, neutralising its impact on human cells. The…