Leontina Postelnicu

Leontina Postelnicu covers the implementation of technology across the UK’s health and care system, with a particular interest in health policy and innovation.

By Leontina Postelnicu 08:38 am December 03, 2018
NHSmail national outage caused by “software issue”
By Leontina Postelnicu 08:03 am December 03, 2018
The UK's Academy of Medical Sciences has published a report outlining a set of principles to guide the development, evaluation and use of
By Leontina Postelnicu 04:09 pm November 28, 2018
Thirteen NHS trusts in England providing a mixture of acute, mental health and community services will receive a share of £16m to speed up implementation of e-prescribing.
NHS app on smartphone.

Credit: NHS Digital

By Leontina Postelnicu 10:34 am November 20, 2018
Approximately 120 apps are currently being evaluated by NHS Digital and two external assessors against key standards to be added to an NHS resource of trusted digital health and care tools for patients, citizens, healthcare professionals, and commissioners.
By Leontina Postelnicu 08:59 am November 19, 2018
The UK’s HealthTech Advisory Board, created to help guide the government and look at transforming the use of technology across the NHS, will meet for the first time today, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has said.
By Leontina Postelnicu 07:26 am November 16, 2018
Nine councils in the UK have been awarded a share of up £700,000 to design and deploy digital innovations for social care through a project led by the Local Government Association (LGA), commissioned by NHS Digital.
By Leontina Postelnicu 05:57 am November 09, 2018
The traditional model of outpatient care is creating unnecessary pressure on patients, clinicians and the NHS as a whole, a new report from the UK's Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has warned.
By Leontina Postelnicu 11:01 am November 08, 2018
The Welsh Assembly Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has questioned the “competence, capability and capacity" across the system to digitise healthcare services in Wales after an inquiry uncovered a “raft of problems”, from delays in the delivery of digital projec

Francis Crick Institute, London; Credit: Willy Barton / Shutterstock.com

By Leontina Postelnicu 07:00 am November 06, 2018
Ten UK health tech start-ups to receive £40,000 through KQ accelerator

UK Business Secretary Greg Clark; Credit: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

By Leontina Postelnicu 06:55 am November 06, 2018
Five new AI centres will be created in London, Leeds, Oxford, Coventry and Glasgow.    

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