Gas technique to heal wounds faster

The elderly, obese and people suffering from diabetes are among patients set to benefit from award-winning new technology designed to make wounds heal faster. Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are a new development in chemical technology, pioneered by Professor Russell Morris, of … Continue reading

One in four to increase Christmas spending

One in four (25%) consumers will spend more on Christmas shopping this year compared to the past three years, according to new research. The survey, carried out by NetSuite, showed mobile commerce will play a key role in sales in … Continue reading

Deal allows Telcare to ‘go global’

Telcare has announced a partnership with Telenor Connexion that will enable it to “significantly accelerate” its entry into the global market. The company, which is behind the world’s first wireless-enabled Blood Glucose Meter, is looking to realise its vision of … Continue reading

Further surge in e-commerce predicted

The rapid growth of ‘m-commerce’ has led the British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC) to predict online sales will account for 25% of all retail sales by 2020. The BCSC’s latest report, compiled with the help of professional real estate … Continue reading

E-gifts ‘set to flourish this Christmas’

The traditional haul of presents under the tree is likely to be replaced with e-gifts this year, if new figures are to be believed. More than four in ten (41%) people quizzed about their present-giving intentions said they planned to … Continue reading

CQC improves its digital offering

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is implementing some significant digital and web developments, including a new email alert service for the public. The alerts will inform people about the most up-to-date standards and quality reports about health and social care … Continue reading