The working week started up again after the Christmas break, and health and social care secretary Matt Hancock said the government would spend £40 million to make it just a little bit nicer for NHS staff, by sorting out login issues. Simon Stevens was knighted in the New Year honours.

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust confirmed its extensive and successful go-live with the Allscripts Sunrise electronic patient record, while two trusts signed with Cerner for a joint EPR project. Also this week: read what our chief executive, Mark Venables, thinks that 2020 will bring for the UK health tech sector, and what it will mean for communications, marketing and PR in the coming year.

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