Social media sites act on NHS call for greater online protection

The chief executive of the NHS in England has called on all social media firm to crack down on potentially harmful material after two of the biggest sites confirm they plan to act on health service demands for action. Facebook and Instagram have announced that they will remove posts promoting ‘miracle’ cures and get-slim-quick products, […]

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England’s top nurse to recruit NHS ‘social media influencers’ to extend the reach of NHS App

The search is on for nurses and other health professionals across England to become the face of the NHS App on social media and in their communities, helping people to take back control of their own health. England’s Chief Nursing Officer, Ruth May, today launched the drive to find 10 passionate NHS ambassadors including nurses, […]

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Hundreds of lives saved through new tech to spot sepsis

The NHS has saved hundreds of people from sepsis thanks to better use of digital technology in hospitals. In a major nationwide push to tackle the condition, including a one hour identification and treatment ambition, new ‘alert and action’ technology is being introduced which uses algorithms to read patients’ vital signs and alert medics to […]

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