Opinion

Uniting to end TB

By Alex Metcalfe Here at ZPB towers, we have been working with The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union).  Our focus has been supporting their social media delivery as well as developing communications for specific TB projects in Africa and tobacco control activity across the globe. Last week I joined The Union…

Friday Five

Anti-smoking adverts, end-of-life care and #AxeTheFax – this week’s Friday Five

Philip Morris faces backlash from anti-smoking advertisement One of the world’s biggest tobacco firms, Philip Morris, has been accused of hypocrisy over a new ad campaign that encourages smokers to quit. The company, whose products include Malboro, said the move was “an important next step” in its aim to “ultimately stop selling cigarettes”. But Cancer…

Opinion

STPs and ICSs – what’s next and do they matter?

  By Alex Kafetz Do STPs matter and if so how can I engage with them?  This was the topic of the latest in ZPB’s breakfast series, where we bring together many organisations from the world of health tech, pharma and clinical services to discuss and debate questions that matter to them. I’ve written before…

Friday Five

Babies, HIV and the cloud- this week’s Friday Five

Hancock introducing mandatory IT standards for the NHS In a document published on Wednesday, Hancock said that the NHS should move data and IT systems to the cloud, using a system similar to Microsoft or Amazon, where they would benefit from “the resilience and backups of some of the most cyber-aware and heavily invested companies in…