Statistics published today in the UK by the Department of Health, the Office of Life Sciences and the Department for Business, reveal a mixed picture with an overall modest increase in life sciences economic activity in the ten years from 2009 to 2018.
Researchers at the University of Oxford, the University of Westminster and Perspectum Diagnostics have shown that effective assessment of the health of the liver can be done non-invasively using MRI-based imaging.
A collaboration between Sweati and Imperial College London has demonstrated a device that is capable of continuous monitoring of glucose, lactate and hydration.
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.
The role of engineering in healthcare has been highlighted by the Royal Academy of Engineering as part of its campaign This is Engineering to raise awareness of the breadth of careers in engineering, and help address the significant engineering skills and diversity shortfall in the UK. Research for This is Engineering revealed an almost complete lack of awareness […]
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.
Liva Healthcare has closed an €8 million investment round from three new investors: MIG, Santo Venture Capital and Digital Health Ventures. The investment will enable Liva Healthcare to scale up with existing clients, expand further geographically and continue its technological innovation.
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.