Sky Views: When will the penny drop? The pensions crackdown is damaging the NHS
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Sky Views: When will the penny drop? The pensions crackdown is damaging the NHS

This article was taken from:¬†https://news.sky.com/story/sky-views-when-will-the-penny-drop-its-the-pensions-crackdown-thats-damaging-the-nhs-11684482 By¬† Ian King, business presenter at Sky News The German economist Horst Siebert called it the “cobra effect” – an illustration of how a well-intended government policy can, if badly constructed, create perverse incentives in an economy and, ultimately, unwanted consequences. His example concerned how, during the days of the…

Patients’ lives are at risk because of ‘downright dangerous’ NHS computer systems, Matt Hancock says
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Patients’ lives are at risk because of ‘downright dangerous’ NHS computer systems, Matt Hancock says

This article was taken from:¬†https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/09/06/patients-lives-risk-downright-dangerous-systems-matt-hancock/ By¬†Laura Donnelly,¬†health editor NHS IT systems that are¬†‚Äúdownright dangerous‚Ä̬†are risking the lives of patients, the new Health Secretary has warned. Matt Hancock vowed to ‚Äúbring the NHS into the 21st century‚ÄĚ as he launched a ‚Äėbonfire of the fax machines‚Äô and waged war on outdated technology. Writing in The Telegraph,…

‘Uber for carers’ startup raises ¬£13m to buy struggling home care firms
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‘Uber for carers’ startup raises ¬£13m to buy struggling home care firms

This article was taken from: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2018/05/01/uber-carers-startup-raises-13m-buy-struggling-home-care-firms/ By¬†Jack Torrance¬† A¬†startup dubbed the ‚ÄúUber for carers‚ÄĚ has raised $17m (¬£12.5m) to help fund its plan to transform the struggling home care industry by buying up failing providers and moving their patients and carers onto its digital platform. Cera, which is backed by Standard Chartered‚Äôs ex-chief executive Peter…