Category Archives: Syndication

A new hospital and GP experience on Bing

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Choosing the right GP surgery for you and your family is important. Not only is location significant, you may also want to take into account what facilities are there, the opening times and what other patients have experienced. If you want to change surgery or find out where your closest A&E is, for a number …

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NHS Health Check – your midlife MOT

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The NHS Health Check is your chance to get a free midlife MOT. For adults in England aged 40-74 without a pre-existing condition, the NHS Health Check will assess your risk of getting a vascular disease like type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease or chronic kidney disease. This guide explains what happens at the NHS …

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Care Act Syndication Opportunities for Local Authorities

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The Care Act places a requirement on each local authority to provide information about local care providers and advice on relevant care topics, either individually or in partnership with other authorities. NHS Choices provides a significant amount of health and social care content, which can be consumed by third party sites without charge. Integrating NHS …

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Patient safety data

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A new set of data for performance of hospitals on patient safety has been released as part of Secretary of State for Health’s new campaign to make the NHS the safest healthcare system in the world. The NHS choices website already offers data on hospitals according to waiting times, facilities, specialist treatments, or consultants. This …

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New video embed codes

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New video embed codes have been launched in Conditions and Behind the Headlines to meet the requirements of developers building responsive designed websites. The new embed codes deliver Brightcove’s Smart Player which is a Video Cloud video player that is capable of running as a Flash player or as an HTML5 player. When a smart player loads using …

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Launch of Organisation API for care home providers to post profile information into NHS Choices

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Every month, millions of visitors search for health and care services on NHS Choices. Users can search for detailed information on care homes and domiciliary care services including, facilities, staff and service specialities. Each social care organisation has the ability to update its own profile but it has become clear that many profiles remain incomplete. …

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NHS symptom checkers

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The NHS symptom checkers help users assess symptoms and advice on the best possible treatment for specific conditions. The tools guide users through a series of questions that seek to establish their current health situation depending on gender, age and other physical and mental factors. In order to access the tool for use on your …

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NHS Choices attribution logo for syndication

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Any NHS Choices syndicated content must incorporate the following attribution (credit) to NHS Choices:   The logo should be placed, above the fold, and remain clearly visible in line with the associated content on every web page that contains the NHS Choices syndicated content. You should also link this logo to the relevant page on …

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Using the Brightcove API to return videos

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This post quickly summarises how to use the Brightcove API to pull back a video. Please refer to other posts for information about multiple renditions, and other methods. All data is returned in .json. You’ll first need a token – speak to your relevant syndication manager, who can supply you with one. This token will …

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Implementing services demo: using RUBY

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We’ve created an example of how to build a services application, using a scripting language (RUBY in this case). This should allow you to see how the process works, and can be applied across services, as well as organisations. It doesn’t matter what language you use – this should show you how to get started. …

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