"Health is wellness, not absence of illness," says Gemma Self of healthcare consultancy Reimagine Health. Self is striving to get the NHS to take a more holistic view of patient care, with intervention before people become ill.
Frontline NHS services are overstretched; three quarters of the UK access the internet daily. The answer is obvious: take the heat off our NHS by offering services online. For those suffering mental health issues, life may just have got a little easier.
Big Society Capital's Matt Robinson calls for the next UK government to conduct a social outcomes based spending review in 2015 to help make taxpayers' money go further and reduce health inequality throughout the country.
As part of our new investment readiness series in partnership with the Social Investment Business and Big Potential, we present the story of Chime – the trailblazing NHS spin out with its sights set on nationwide expansion.