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“2020health is an important and thoughtful contributor to the health debate”

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

May

Arrhythmia Watch New era in CVD eHealth, but UK slow to adopt

New era in CVD eHealth, but UK slow to adopt

Studies presented at the recent World Heart Federation’s World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) in Melbourne showcased new research on best practices in the design and development of healthcare mobile applications (mHealth). However, evidence suggests that telemedicine, e-health (healthcare practice supported by electronic processes and communication) and mHealth systems are not taking off in the UK as expected. read on New era in CVD eHealth, but UK slow to adopt

LBC Would laws to 'protect older people' have made any difference?

Would laws to 'protect older people' have made any difference?

'Nick Ferrari At Breakfast' asks Julia Manning about the Queen's speech at today's opening of Parliament, in regard to protection of the elderly. Julia discusses whether new laws could protect the elderly from abuse by care staff and where the roots of elderly abuse stem from. read on Would laws to 'protect older people' have made any difference?

Daily Express Drinking four glasses of wine in one night can harm your health

DRINKING just a few glasses of wine in an evening can seriously damage your health says scientists. read on Drinking four glasses of wine in one night can harm your health

BBC Radio 4 Improving Public Health

Improving Public Health

Julia Manning, Chief Executive at 2020health discusses ideas on improving public health, on You and Yours, presented by Shari Vahl. The programme explores what it will take to get people moving as new research from the Ramblers says a third of adults wouldn't consider walking more than twenty minutes to get from one place to another. That's even though NHS advice is for a hundred and fifty minutes a week! Would you consider standing up all day at work as a solution? How about tax incentives? How do we persuade the office workers, the drivers, the couch potations to change their habits and really use the stairs not the lift? read on Improving Public Health

The Telegraph Doctors from India more likely to be struck off

Warnings over foreign doctors as figures show those trained in India are four times more likely to be struck off. read on Doctors from India more likely to be struck off

LBC Tax rebates for the healthy

Tax rebates for the healthy

Julia Manning talked to Iain Dale on Drive about incentivising people to make healthy choices such as stopping smoking, staying slim and drinking less. read on Tax rebates for the healthy

The Guardian Reward healthy people with tax rebates to save the NHS, urges thinktank

'Payment by results' incentives to quit smoking or manage blood sugar could help reduce burden on services, says 20/20 Health read on Reward healthy people with tax rebates to save the NHS, urges thinktank

ITV Tonight What next for the NHS?

What next for the NHS?

Ideas from 2020health Report 'Going with the Flow' are discussed by Julia Manning, Chief Executive of 2020health, on ITV 'Tonight'.

About this episode of the Tonight programme:
Spiralling costs and increasing demand have pushed the National Health Service to the brink of financial disaster. Experts predict a thirty billion-pound shortfall by the end of the decade, with urgent, radical change needed to save it from going bust. Presenter Julie Etchingham looks at the options that lie ahead and examines whether services such as IVF treatment, gastric band surgery and the use of expensive life-prolonging cancer drugs can and should still be provided free of charge on the NHS.
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Press Release How the public can save the NHS

How the public can save the NHS

Social Enterprise think tank demand radical honesty on future of the NHS
read on How the public can save the NHS