Acute Care in Your Own Home

Imagine receiving hospital treatment without even staying in hospital. In the last two years, that’s what 1,700 NHS patients have experienced under a ground-breaking acute hospital-at-home scheme run by ORLA Healthcare. So how does it work and can it really help solve the crisis facing the health service? They read like a list of potentially […]

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Home is Where the (Failing) Heart is

As the population ages, more people will be living with heart failure. So could a pilot project in Rotherham be the key to keeping these patients at home, rather than in hospital? Britain’s population is ageing. On paper, that sounds like medical progress. But the harsh reality is many people who live longer than their predecessors […]

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You spend at least one day a week working with dyslexic entrepreneurs

Jan Halfpenny, a dyslexia and business specialist, shares her thoughts on the value of taking dyslexic differences in entrepreneurs into account. Cass Business School found that one in every five entrepreneurs in the UK is dyslexic and as many as one in every three in the US may have this different way of thinking. These rates […]

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The Freedom of Innovation

It might not be the obvious place to look. But the basements of medical technology firms could be packed with great ideas for the future. And in true entrepreneurial spirit, it’s time to let everyone have a good old rummage, says CME Medical Chairman & Head of Innovation Stephen Thorpe. Stephen Thorpe has been spearheading […]

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