Too busy to keep up with Twitter? Here’s our roundup of what you might have missed in the world of health last week.
- Scientists have developed a new ‘cell map’ to help understand the genetic activity of blood cells as they grow
- Is the NHS the best healthcare system in the world? @FullFact takes a closer look
- Fifteen healthcare and biotech startups to watch in 2018
- Technology might enable a better NHS, but it is better communication that will deliver it, from @amibanerjee1 for @hippocraticpost
- Could a robotic implant help children with oesophageal atresia to eat again?
- The number of people saying that health is the most important issue facing the country has increased to 53%, the highest figure since 2010
- Our own @MBirty kicked off debate with his blog on why a royal commission may not be the panacea that some hope for the NHS
- Latest A&E figures revealed only three major emergency departments are meeting the four-hour A&E target
- And bed occupancy well above recommended levels
- A lighter take on the winter crisis and the reshuffle from @jtweeterson
- The reshuffle saw @cj_dinenage and @SteveBarclay join Jeremy Hunt at the newly renamed Department for Health and Social Care
- In reshuffle chaos, Chris Grayling spends a total 27 seconds as Conservative Party Chairman