Healthcare Trends

At Blue Latitude Health, it’s imperative to our work that we stay on top of all the latest trends in healthcare. It’s also important that we let you know when we don’t buy into the latest thing – we’re not in the business of new for new’s sake.

Here you’ll find our honest commentary, articles, and resources around the trends that the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries are talking about.

If our patients are diverse, why are clinical trials so white?

Ling Song|22nd June 2020

Despite facing worse health outcomes, minority populations are often left out of clinical trials and miss the opportunity to participate in life-saving research. Associate Consultant Ling Song explores this issue and calls for the pharmaceutical industry to change its approach.

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Kate Barker, Volunteer Health Care Assistant

How COVID-19 is bringing out the extraordinary in people: Part 1, the frontline volunteer

Anagha Shukla|11th May 2020

In the first of this three-part series, we speak to Kate Baker, a single mum who battled brain tumour and has now signed up to be a healthcare volunteer during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Elderly inside during pandemic

Confronting COVID-19: Life during a pandemic when you’re “at-risk”

Trishna Bharadia|22nd April 2020

MS patient Trishna Bharadia reveals what her life has been like during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the healthcare industry can help improve outcomes for ‘at risk’ patients during this time.

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In-progress treatments for COVID-19: an attempt to simplify things

Manos Mastorakis|27th March 2020

Senior Associate Consultant, Manos Mastorakis, takes a look at a number of COVID-19 drugs that are already registered in clinical trials, providing analysis aiming to simplify the current landscape.

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Why I became a multiple myeloma patient advocate

Imogen Coupe|6th March 2020

BLH speaks to MM patient advocate, Peter McCleave, to find out how he has fought to remain positive throughout his treatment journey while simultaneously leading a successful campaign to get more people to sign up to be a blood stem cell donor.

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The ALS patient journey

Imogen Coupe|21st February 2020

Nick Goldup is the Director of Care Improvement at the Motor Neuron Disease Association (MNDA). Here, he offers his insights into the journey for patients with ALS and explores the power of a strong patient community, while explaining how the charity is working with healthcare professionals to support patients, both physically and mentally.

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Digital therapeutics and their impact on society

Elisa del Galdo|14th January 2020

Head of Customer Experience Elisa del Galdo explores how healthcare technology can help chronic disease patients and asks what makes a good digital therapeutic?

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Life with multiple myeloma - why I'm a lucky man living the dream

Guest Blogger|18th December 2019

Multiple myeloma patient Bob Munro explains what it's like to live with the rare blood cancer and how his diagnosis led him on the journey of a lifetime – cycling from London to the Arc de Triomphe.

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Five key trends in precision and personalised healthcare

Natasha Cowan|5th December 2019

Here, we deep dive into five of the key trends in precision medicine and personalised healthcare to explore how the healthcare industry is changing and how pharmaceutical and biotech companies can position themselves as leaders at the forefront of these exciting innovations.

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Precision medicine at Blue Latitude Health

Blue Latitude Health|7th November 2019

At Blue Latitude Health we have identified 90+ insights about commercialising precision medicines. Check out our video to get a run down on three core components of the commercialisation and launch of precision medicines.

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