New award scheme to spark NHS digital revolution

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A unique partnership of patients and health professionals has launched a new awards scheme to unearth the digital technologies improving people’s health and wellbeing across the UK.

Sponsored by the NHS Confederation and four leading digital technology organisations, the unAwards aims to find, develop and disseminate the best innovations making acute and chronic health problems easier to live with.

Countries are ill prepared to fight antimicrobial resistance, WHO says

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Three quarters of countries have no national plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance, despite such plans being seen as one of the most important components in combating the problem.

A survey of 133 countries conducted by the World Health Organization in 2013 and 2014 found that just 34 had a comprehensive national plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance.

Self-service soon to be available in the Library and Knowledge service!

Macclesfield’s Library and Knowledge Service has taken delivery of a new self-service machine. Once it is installed in about two weeks, library users will be able to use it to borrow, return and renew books, pay fines and check their accounts.

Why not contact the library for more information? Email ecn-tr.stafflibrary@nhs.net or phone 01625 661362, or drop in to see the machine for yourself!