Opinion

More or less eight things we heard at Confed 19

The NHS Confederation’s annual conference and exhibition is a unique experience where health and social care leaders can face shared challenges, find practical solutions, expand their professional network and debate topical issues.   1. MORE OUT OF AREA GP REGISTRATIONS Simon Stevens, chief executive of the NHS England , said the health service would be…

Opinion

Weighing up the facts about obesity

Sabrina Rafael, Analyst, ZPB Associates Obesity is a problem across both developed and developing nations. Over half of the population in many countries are overweight or obese, leading to a wide range of health and social costs. It is often asked, what is the single most important intervention to tackle obesity and to the dismay…

Opinion

Digital health: promise or hype?

By Isabella Taylor Team ZPB were lucky enough to spend their Valentine’s Day with the Cambridge Health Network (CHN) as it kicked off its spring programme for the ‘Digital Health Summit’. Hosted at Bloomberg’s London HQ, the Summit aimed to answer the question of whether digital health is ‘promise or hype’, to which the resounding response…