Tag Archives: health

Health systems need to change how they look at waste to reduce costs, expert says

Health systems need to rethink how they view wasteful practices to reduce costs, according to Rhonda Stewart, the senior transformation sensei at the Virginia Mason Institute. “What I want to talk about is to hopefully inspire [health systems] to think about reducing costs differently,” she said in a session at the Healthcare Financial Management Association… Read More »

Vhi launches 8-week Digital Lifestyle Programme: Vhi Health Squad

Vhi has announced details of ‘Vhi Health Squad’ a new 8-week digital lifestyle programme that has been created to support people in looking after their health and wellbeing. The programme takes a holistic approach to general health and wellbeing and includes mindfulness, fitness, nutrition, sleep, environment, financial and parenting support. The content and advice has… Read More »

Coronavirus UK: Health workers and at-risk to get vaccine first

Frontline NHS and social care workers, over-50s and Brits with heart or kidney disease will get Covid-19 vaccine first when it becomes available, Matt Hancock reveals Health Secretary made the announcement in Downing Street press conference Mr Hancock said the advice would allow Britain to ‘protect the most at-risk first’  Imperial College London started human… Read More »

Irish pharmacies encouraging men to speak up during International Men’s Health Week

This week is International Men’s Health Week, so the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) has encouraged men to visit their local pharmacy for practical advice on a range of topics from health issues to fitness and nutrition. According to community pharmacist and IPU member Tomás Conefrey, “Men can often ignore concerns and miss signs of potentially… Read More »