Opinion - April 2017

  • GDPR – Burden or Opportunity?

    Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2017 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Earlier this month the House of Lords Select Committee published a report on the ‘Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS’. Within this, Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners reminded us that “Healthcare professionals love technology generally; it is just getting standardised, joined-up systems that we can use across the board.” With the ever looming ...

  • 5 reasons to love recruitment

    Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2017 by Venn GroupNo comments

    The Buzz To truly thrive in recruitment you must love the buzz of the sale. Don’t get me wrong, recruitment at times can be repetitive (writing CVs anyone?) and EVERYONE at one stage or another gets stuck in a rut. But nothing beats the feeling of making that placement, winning that new business and when you’ve really connected the dots. And even when that rut is rife- it only takes one phone ...

  • The North – the new NHS powerhouse of innovation?

    Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2017 by Venn GroupNo comments

    I moved to Leeds over three years ago and it wasn’t a decision I took lightly. After months exploring opportunities within other cities across England I came to the conclusion that Leeds really is the Powerhouse of the North and quite possibly the most exciting city to live in for my generation. Of course I was tempted by London, the city slick life style and glossy perception looked very ...

  • Surviving or Thriving?

    Posted on Monday, April 10, 2017 by Venn GroupNo comments

    The Mental Health Foundation runs Mental Health Awareness Week, which will take place 8th-14th May 2017. This years’ theme is called “Surviving or Thriving?” which seeks to address the issue of mental health by shifting the focus away from levels of mental health problems, to looking at why so few of us are living with good mental health. During this week, The Mental Health Foundation will be ...

  • Population Health – The Healthcare Revolution

    Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Population Health Population Health is defined as “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group.” It is argued that the field of population health includes health outcomes, patterns of health determinants and policies and interventions that link these two (Kindig and Stodart, 2003). In essence, it is a way of looking at multiple ...