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Government should 'stop gallivanting around' fining hospitals over MRSA say Cambridge academics

Researchers claim hospital wards will never be completely free of MRSA infections despite pressure on hospitals to improve infection control measures

Infection Control | Cleaning

PureCloud Solutions to sponsor 2014 BBH Awards

Solutions provider to sponsor Working Together Award

Information Technology

Comment: Unlock the benefits of information governance

Roy Shubhabrata of Caradigm talks about why better information governance should be top priority for NHS trusts and argues that they have much to learn from their US healthcare counterparts

Information Technology

Integrated and collaborative health and care system key to future commissioning

Speakers offer insight into future of health and social care at annual event

Finance

Work begins on new Townlands Hospital

Ground-breaking ceremony mark start of construction on site

Design and Build

Comment: Two decades ahead

Mathijs de Bruin of CLB bv on how acoustic monitoring offers solution to care home efficiencies

Design and Build | Information Technology | Telehealth

Black Country 'super hospital' plan approved

Chancellor gives green light to long-awaited plans for £353m acute hospital in Smethwick

Design and Build | Finance

Comment: Integrating care – the ‘smart’ way

Mark Vizard from Hicom on how mobile technology is being used to empower clinicians and patients

Information Technology

Tunstall launches advisory service to maximise benefits of technology in health and social care

Straightforward telehealthcare advice service will support clients in the design, delivery and sustainability of telehealthcare programmes

Telehealth

Comment: Let’s talk tablets

James Penny from European Electronique talks about how mobile devices are transforming healthcare

Information Technology

HOK named as design team for new Papworth Hospital

Specialist unit to set design benchmark for delivery of heart and lung services

Therapeutic Sector | Cardiology

How small design interventions can improve the lives of dementia sufferers

Architects targeted by new guidance on designing for dementia sufferers with sight loss

Design and Build | Therapeutic Sector | Mental Health