Royal College of Podiatry Leadership Programme

March 11, 2022By Rich ShorneyNews 1 Comment

The changing demands on health and care services are creating different development needs among staff in the NHS/ HEI’s/ Industry and Private Practice.  There is a true need to equip and encourage healthcare staff to deliver continuous improvement in local health and care systems and gain pride and joy from their work, something the RHS … Read More

Virtual Advisory Boards in 2021 – what we have learnt

January 8, 2022By Rich ShorneyNews, Opinion 2 Comments

Our valued support service of developing, hosting and facilitating Virtual Advisory Boards has gone on-line.  Following on from the success of supporting hundreds of national and international ad boards; focus groups; forums and discussion panels in the “real world” we extended our on-line facilitation offering in 2021. We were able to adapt to the challenge … Read More

Clinical leadership in Podiatry

July 21, 2021By Rich ShorneyNews 1 Comment

We are proud to be associated with the Royal College of Podiatry’s (RCPod’s) 2021 Leadership Programme, Inspiring the future leaders in podiatry. This is a two-day course with additional evening seminars held over three months. Read here, where Joanne Casey, RCPod Podiatry Project Officer, who leads leads the programme, outlines how the first day went. 

Does Your Wound Care Clinical Data and Digital Health Strategy Fully Comply with the New Medical Device Regulation?

July 20, 2021By Rich ShorneyMedical, News 2 Comments

It is key for medical device manufacturers to understand how the new MDR affects the conduct of clinical investigations, the collection and collation of efficacy and effectiveness data, and clinical reporting. The impact on organisations and stakeholders alike is immense as the new regulations are reshaping the wound care research arena. See this article as … Read More

National Wound Care Core Capabilities Framework launched to standardise wound care across all health and care roles in England

July 16, 2021By Rich ShorneyMedical, News 1 Comment

A new England-wide multi-professional framework has been published that sets out the knowledge and skills needed by all levels of the health and social care workforce to deliver high quality, consistent wound care across all settings, improving healing rates and patient outcomes. See this link for the Skills For Health announcement

Integrated care systems explained: making sense of systems, places and neighbourhoods – The King’s Fund

May 25, 2021By Rich ShorneyNews 1 Comment

Integrated care systems (ICSs) are partnerships that bring together providers and commissioners of NHS services across a geographical area with local authorities and other local partners to collectively plan health and care services to meet the needs of their population. The central aim of ICSs is to integrate care across different organisations and settings, joining … Read More

Research Reset

May 15, 2021By Rich ShorneyNews, Opinion No Comments

Will the Regulation changes affect how clinical investigations and product evaluations are conducted? Staying abreast of regulation changes Medical Device Regulation (EU) 2017/745 of the European Parliament and of the Council (MDR) will come into effect in May 2021.  The new Regulation will introduce major changes to how medical device manufacturers obtain CE Marking and … Read More