John Meredith

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The death of the British gooseberry is nigh

The heritage gooseberry is set to follow the British loganberry into oblivion<p>The British gooseberry is in danger of disappearing from UK grocers for good, it has emerged, as demand for the soft fruit reaches its lowest level ever.<p>The green fruit, which had its heyday in the early 1900s, is now …

The Darkness Detail New Album, Release Brutal First Single 'Barbarian'

'Last of Our Kind' single features "a riff that weakens lady-knees and a chorus that makes grown men shit directly into their pants"<p>Glam rock …

Microsoft and Nintendo jump into health tech

The Microsoft Band wearable goes beyond fitness tracking and works with Android and iPhones, and Nintendo reveals plans to track your sleep with a bedside gadget.

Fitness Technology

NHS slow to react as Windows XP support nears the end

Many UK NHS Trusts are at risk of missing the extended cut-off deadline for Windows XP support in April 2015, according to the results of several …

Boxing clever? Amazon Fire TV is SO CLOSE to being excellent

<b>Review</b> Amazon has made its Fire TV video streaming device available in the UK; an inexpensive set-top box that runs the company’s de-Googled version …

Russians hear Tim Cook is gay, pull dead Steve Jobs' enormous erection

<b>Updated</b> An iPhone-shaped monument in Russia has been torn down by homophobes after they learned Apple CEO Tim Cook is gay.<p>Business leaders in the …

Microsoft's TV product placement horror: CNN mistakes Surface tabs for iPAD stands

Last month Microsoft announced a partnership with CNN for its mid-term election night coverage, with Redmond providing tech for the news anchors to …

Software is free like a puppy is free

Share this post with<p>Sofware is free like a puppy is free: the ongoing costs of ownership outweigh the initial price.<p>[or if the difference is useful, …

Software

Taylor Swift Shuns 'Grand Experiment' of Streaming Music

"I'm not willing to contribute my life's work to an experiment that I don't feel fairly compensates the...creators of this music," says superstar of …

Stephen Amell: Arrow Season Three Will "Annihilate" Season Two

Just before last night's episode of <i>Arrow</i> aired, series star Stephen Amell took to Facebook to encourage fans to watch -- and to make a bold …

Oxford University's big data and Internet of Things project to 'create the NASA of biomedicine'

Design of hyrdogel battery pack based on biology of electric eels<p>Intel didn't bother telling US-CERT about the vulnerabilities until information …

Health Service Journal - for healthcare leaders

Sign up for essential newsletters<p>Register for a free account on hsj.co.uk and get some of our essential email newsletters, including <b>Daily News</b> and</b> …

NHS quango fatcats spend £2m tax dosh on iPads and iPhones

Government health chiefs have admitted to spending millions of pounds furnishing bureaucrats with Apple iPhones and fondleslabs.<p>Taxpayers forked out …

London's 7 Fast-Growing & Disruptive Health Tech Startups

<i>By Lora Schellenberg</i><p>For a nation whose National Health Service has become a model system for universal healthcare, it is no wonder the UK is an international hub for health technology.<p>The health tech movement in the UK is not concerned with creating the next "Yo" app or useless million dollar hype. …

What Does the End of Windows XP Mean for the Health Care Sector?

Microsoft recently pulled the plug on Windows XP. What does this mean for hospitals, and how could it benefit cloud-based companies like Athenahealth …

BlackBerry reveals the Passport’s killer feature: The ability to look at x-rays of your lung

If you aren’t clamoring for the BlackBerry Passport yet, just wait until you see how well it can portray x-rays of your lungs. In a new post …

These High-Tech Contacts Could Change Healthcare

Researchers are working on smart contact lenses that could monitor a ton of different aspects of health, from diabetes to heart disease. Other high-tech lenses could also give wearers advanced vision capabilities and let them see augmented-reality screens.<p>Last year the U.S. Food and Drug …

Medical Technology

NHS set to save millions as botched NPfIT storage deals come to an end

Design of hyrdogel battery pack based on biology of electric eels<p>Intel didn't bother telling US-CERT about the vulnerabilities until information …

One-third of GPs will opt patients out of care.data

Design of hyrdogel battery pack based on biology of electric eels<p>Intel didn't bother telling US-CERT about the vulnerabilities until information …

Virtualisation cures Windows XP migration woes at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust

Design of hyrdogel battery pack based on biology of electric eels<p>Intel didn't bother telling US-CERT about the vulnerabilities until information …

How Apple and Google plan to reinvent health care

Mike Dittenber had always wanted to go skydiving. There was only one problem: “At my heaviest I clocked in around 330 pounds,” says Dittenber, a technical writer from Michigan. “That’s above the weight restriction for a tandem jump.” During a doctor’s visit last spring, he got some more bad news. …

'Challenges facing the NHS can be a catalyst for change'

<b>Describe your role in one sentence:</b> I manage and direct a team of staff to identify, develop and introduce new healthcare innovations into the NHS.<p><b>Why did you want to work in healthcare?</b> I have always been fascinated by the human body, how it works, and how we can treat it when it goes wrong.<p><b>How do</b> …

The NHS is on the cusp of its 'iPod moment'

Simon Stevens said in his first <i>HSJ</i> interview as NHS England chief executive that “when it comes to IT, our critical interest is the ‘I’. The ‘T’ is …

Could the future hospital be in the home?

<b>High-speed online access has radically changed consumer shopping habits and transformed the economics of industries like banking and retail.</b><p>Could something similar be about to happen in healthcare?<p>It sounds far-fetched, but senior NHS chiefs are thinking hard about how consumer technology might be …

Medical Technology

A juggernaut like the NHS won't find it easy to drop Windows for open source - but it should

Like many large modern organisations, the NHS has grown up with constant change – not only in medical practice, but also in the systems that support …

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RFC

We Are Ponty<p>Ni Yw Ponty<p>Pontypridd RFC is a semi-professional rugby union club playing in the Welsh Premiership and competing in the National Cup.<p>The …

Rugby Union