UK healthcare start-ups and the NHS

Pfizer, the pharmaceutical conglomerate has introduced a start-up accelerator program which will assist healthcare tech start-ups in the process of introducing their new technology to the NHS. The aim of the program is for the NHS to utilise new technological measures established by start-ups that would greatly benefit the NHS. Dr Hamish Graham, speaking on … Continued

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Contractual Estoppel in Investment Banking – on which party does liability now lie?

 Following the Global Financial Crisis and Britain’s regulatory overhaul of the financial sector, there is now a strong obligation on Banks and financial institutions to act in their clients best interests. Often a fiduciary duty of care and skill arises meaning that these institutions must act with caution when proceeding with investment advice. However, the … Continued

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New developments in delivering a Paperless NHS

“The demand for EDMS is there but not the method, given it has been a struggle for finance directors to get budget. All Trusts and Health Boards know they need to get rid of paper and transition quickly to digital delivery” Vijay Magon, CCube Solution MD A new funding model announced this month by CCube … Continued

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Management Reviews – Assurance for NHS Leaders

The NHS is expected to deliver large-scale transformation with limited resources, all while improving in year financial performance and saving cash against long-term commitments. Bringing about these kind of results requires impeccable management at the highest level, but often management procedures are ad-hoc, based on tradition and personal preference rather than strategic aims and objectives. … Continued

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Institutional Investment – Funding Transformation in the NHS

  Whilst NHS England now have a Sustainability and Transformation Fund of £2.1bn for 2016/17, rising to £3.4bn in 2020/21, £1.8bn of this is ring fenced this year for the support of deficits leaving little for transformation. Not only is this money ring fenced for current sustainability issues but it also, unusually, requires the approval of … Continued

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