HaCIRIC News

By: JAMES BARLOW

Radical surgery for the NHS

Fewer operations, more localised healthcare and home monitoring will define our health care in the future. But the NHS will remain with us.

Posted: 22 Nov 2010

By: JAMES BARLOW

The NHS estate dilemma - too much old, too much new

As the Government’s Spending Review, due on October 20, takes a hard look at the NHS, our healthcare infrastructure faces a paradox. On the one hand, we have lots of new hospitals - perhaps more than we need, given the trend to shift care from hospital to home and community.

Posted: 17 Sep 2010

By: JAMES BARLOW

HSJ letter backs 'Cumberland Initiative' on simulation

Senior Haciric academics are among 28 signatories from 17 universities of the lead letter in this week's Health Service Journal (p14) highlighting how modelling and simulation could hold the key to meeting the Government's NHS funding challenges. An article (p11)'Computer models could help NHS save £20bn', quoting Haciric's James Barlow, reports further details.

Posted: 7 Jan 2011