WhatsApp’s temporary global outage

On Tuesday 22nd Jan 2019 the Facebook owned WhatsApp suffered an issue with its services, leaving thousands of users in dismay. According to outage.report numerous users faced this outage and some still seem to be encountering issues sending ...

70 Years of the NHS through Pager Evolution

After three score years and ten, the NHS now celebrates 70 years of protecting the nation. There has not been a time that most of us have not needed the NHS, and during much of this period the NHS has relied on the simple pager. 1956: The first pagers were introduced at ...

Trust Your Alarms

A false alarm can cause unnecessary panic and distress, as the high-profile alert in Hawaii grimly demonstrated on 13th January 2018. A combination of failures led to the public believing a missile attack from Nort ...

Managing Staff Sickness

Wintertime is notorious for viruses and infectious illnesses. The early part of 2018 has seen a particularly nasty outbreak of flu, which figures suggest has been the worst in seven years.  This puts a greater strain on health servic ...