NEWS & BLOG

How Is Cloud Computing Helping GP Surgeries Get Closer To Patients?

  • Dan Rue
  • 08-Jun-2021 11:49:14

By Dan Rue

There’s no doubt that the pandemic has significantly changed the role and impact of technology across the public sector on a national and local level. GP surgeries, for instance, are now making greater use of online software and tools which have played an important role in the delivery of vital services, such as remote consultations, throughout the crisis.

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How Has Tech-Led Lockdown Healthcare Changed Doctor-Patient Communication?

  • Dan Rue
  • 13-May-2021 13:14:52

By Dan Rue

Phone-based medical consultations were first offered to UK patients in the early 1990s, primarily as a way to help people in more remote locations get better access to vital advice and care. While the use of telemedicine has grown in the years since, the outbreak of COVID-19 saw the general rollout of phone-based services across every community around the country and an unprecedented acceleration in its adoption.

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Cloud Telephony - A Vital Piece Of Community Healthcare Tech

  • Dan Rue
  • 29-Apr-2021 10:23:50

By Dan Rue

Since its invention over 145 years ago, the telephone has become essential across just about every section of society, and for the provision of healthcare, it’s arguably one of the most important pieces of non-clinical technology.

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Why a Cloud Voice System is Crucial for GPs - Part II

  • Dan Rue
  • 23-Feb-2021 12:30:12

By Dan Rue

In the first blog of this series we explored one key benefit that a cloud communications system provides GP practices: greater patient access. In the second part of this series we will be exploring a second benefit: business continuity.

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Working From Home: Personal Mobiles Don't Work - This Is Why

  • Tom Goldsworthy
  • 19-Feb-2021 09:46:55

By Tom Goldsworthy

Over the past twelve months the UK has seen a marked change in the working landscape. With three national lockdowns, home working is now the norm, with many businesses looking to make it permanent either full or part time.

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Is the Office Dead? No. But it Will Probably Look More Like This

by Lauren Murphy

Is the office as we knew it, dead? This topic has been widely debated since the pandemic began close to a year ago. Undoubtedly, the office environments we will be returning to will look different to those we left behind - but how many of us will truly return? 

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8 Things You Should Know About the New VTSL Self-Service Portal

  • Lucy Antunes
  • 26-Jan-2021 10:38:56

by Lucy Antunes

VTSL recently launched a self-service portal for customers, providing them with capabilities that they previously did not have. This includes things such as adding new products, accessing in-depth knowledge base articles and the ability to submit support case tickets. Note that this is different to the normal online portal, which allows administrators and users to manage their telephony system and its features.

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Compliance Is a Real Risk for Financial Services Firms With Staff Working From Home

  • Eamonn Chaer
  • 19-Jan-2021 15:56:59
  • Telecoms

By Eamonn Chaer

Having endured on and off lockdowns for nearly a year, financial services firms have had to adapt their working practises to enable working from home.

But how has remote working affected compliance?

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5 Reasons Landlords Should 'Light up' their Space with Fibre Connections

By Lauren Murphy

With the flexible managed offering becoming more prevalent than ever, and the coronavirus pandemic accelerating that trend, traditional landlords need to adapt to ensure they aren’t left behind.

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3 Reasons Why Working from Home is Here to Stay for GP Practices

By Lee Zweig

A recent poll by GP Online has shown that 63% of GP’s think that some degree of home working will remain after the pandemic is over, given there are some clear benefits - both short and long term. 

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