digitisation

Doctolib joins ranks of French digital health unicorns

Doctolib, the French digital health startup, has closed a €150 million funding round at a valuation of over €1 billion. The round was led by General Atlantic, with the participation of Bpifrance, Eurazeo, Kernel and Accel. 

UK maternity services to be redesigned and expanded, says government

The UK government has announced new measures to improve quality of care for mothers and new-born babies. The plans involve redesigning neonatal services, and hiring more expert neonatal nurses and specialists. There will be improved accommodation for critically ill newborn babies; wider availability of physiotherapy for mothers; and the delivery of an evidence-based infant feeding programme.