Smishing and its impact on healthcare services

Smishing and its impact on healthcare services

Smishing, which is the use of phishing within a text message format, is a technique used by scammers to misappropriate personal data and bank account details which is rapidly on the rise.  You will probably be reading about it more often in the news and thinking it...
Alertive News November 2020

Alertive News November 2020

MARKET NEWS  The NHSX framework for Clinical Communications launched back in July was targeting the finalisation of regional budgets by the end of September to release Trusts to apply for funding to support their plans at that point. This hasn’t quite happened...
Working alongside Teams

Working alongside Teams

The adoption of Microsoft Teams within the NHS has been a huge success story since the onset of Covid-19 with a reported 90,000 meetings taking place and half a million messages being sent a day. The need to quickly adapt to a more remote way of working whilst...
The Dangers of Using WhatsApp in the Healthcare Industry

The Dangers of Using WhatsApp in the Healthcare Industry

As a result of out-dated communication methods, over 600,000 NHS professionals regularly use WhatsApp and other consumer messaging services to connect within the workplace. Pandemic or no pandemic, messaging tools bring undeniable benefits to the healthcare sector,...