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

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

April

BBC News Secamb considers CCTV in ambulances to protect staff

Secamb considers CCTV in ambulances to protect staff

Julia argues that whilst we shouldn’t have to be introducing CCTV cameras, the public are not taking enough responsibility at the moment for their actions and we should be protecting our paramedics.
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BBC Radio Kent CCTV cameras in ambulances

Julia Manning, Chief Executive, 2020health comments on plans to introduce CCTV cameras into ambulances, saying they are necessary. read on CCTV cameras in ambulances

Mail Online We pay £900m to help Britons who fall sick in Europe but get just £48m back to pay for visitors' NHS treatment

Julia Manning, of the think-tank 2020health, said: ‘The fact that the NHS fails to keep proper records of overseas visitors who come here from the EU is indicative of two problems: the reluctance of staff to think of the NHS as a business that should be run as efficiently as possible, and a system which depends on governments chasing reimbursement, rather than visitors paying up front.’ read on We pay £900m to help Britons who fall sick in Europe but get just £48m back to pay for visitors' NHS treatment

The Telegraph NHS counts £900 million cost of treating EU visitors

Britain has paid out more than £900 million to EU countries to cover the costs of ­ British patients who fell ill abroad – and received just £49 million back for NHS treatment of overseas visitors, according to new figures. read on NHS counts £900 million cost of treating EU visitors

Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network Today in Healthcare: Nurses will have to spend up to a year helping patients eat, wash and get dressed

Julia Manning, chief executive of 2020health, said: "NHS funded student nurses having to spend a year working as Health Care Assistants (HCAs) as a prerequisite for going on to degree sounds like a good idea. However, this ignores the wider issue of how older people are treated in society; what difference will it make in a society where we are not valuing older people in the way that we should?" read on Today in Healthcare: Nurses will have to spend up to a year helping patients eat, wash and get dressed

BBC Radio London Health Hospitals

Gail Beer, Director of Operations, 2020health, was interviewed by Vanessa Feltz for BBC London 94.9 on the subject of ‘health hotels’, that is the proposal by NHS England to let some patients stay in hotels at or near hospitals. She comments that health hotels could be right for some people but NHS England need to make sure they do not just take a ‘one size fits all approach’.
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eHealth Insider NHS should learn from Veterans Health

The NHS should swap digital health ideas with the US Veterans Health Administration in order to achieve a paperless NHS, says a report by 2020health. The ‘Making connections’ report marks the launch of a three year exchange programme of healthcare IT ideas between the two organisations.
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BBC Radio Kent Kent County Council take control of public health

Gail Beer, Director of Operations, 2020health was interviewed for BBC Kent on how NHS reforms will affect Kent. Gail comments that council are well positioned to implement preventative care, as opposed to the NHS which has always focused on cure.
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