The UK's Department of Health and Social Care has today announced the launch of a pilot programme for the new NHSX, working with clinicians and policymakers in cancer and mental health. If successful, the approach will be rolled out across the NHS.
A joint report published today by the King's Fund, the Nuffield Trust, and the Health Foundation, Closing the gap, highlights the growing shortage of staffing in the NHS, and associated difficulties in achieving the goals of the NHS Long Term Plan.
The Organ Donation Act has today passed into law, and from spring 2020 all adults in England will be considered potential donors unless they opt out or are excluded.
MMC Ventures, which invests in AI companies, has published its State of AI 2019 report, revealing rapid recent progress in AI adoption in healthcare.
The UK government has announced a new National Genomic Healthcare Strategy which sets out how the UK can become the global leader in genomic healthcare.
New NHSX to drive digital transformation of NHS
The UK's Department for Health is launching NHSX, a new unit with responsibility for setting national policy and developing best practice for NHS technology.Alex Guest Tue, 19/02/2019 - 17:35
NHS anti-cancer drive brings scanning trucks to supermarkets
NHS England wants to catch lung cancer before it's too late with the roll-out of mobile scanning units. £70 million is going to fund ten projects to check people at highest risk.Alex Guest Fri, 08/02/2019 - 17:53
Genomics England has selected QIAGEN to provide bioinformatic support to the NHS Genomic Medicine Service and its national network of Genomic Laboratory Hubs for 5 million genome project.
Constrained by workforce shortages during the difficult winter period, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust deployed Current, an AI-enabled wearable platform, to remotely monitor patients after being discharged from hospital.
NHS app begins public rollout
The UK's National Health Service (NHS) has begun the public rollout of the NHS app, which provides online access to NHS services.Alex Guest Wed, 23/01/2019 - 15:28