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Two-year cloud procurement framework launched to boost public sector digital transformation

A new framework that aims to simplify public sector purchasing of cloud services has been launched by NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS), an NHS partner that serves 40 percent of the NHS with corporate services.

NHS SBS said its new Cloud Solutions framework will help the NHS, local authorities, police, educational establishments and others access high quality and value-for-money cloud services.

DeepMind co-founder goes on leave

The co-founder of British artificial intelligence firm DeepMind, now owned by Google’s parent firm Alphabet, has gone on leave from the company.

In a statement, DeepMind said: “Mustafa’s taking some time out right now after 10 hectic years.”

New smart sensor could help doctors supervise wounds remotely

The NHS spends around £5.1 billion on resources used on burns, diabetic ulcers and simple cuts A sensor is being developed which could help patients, doctors and nurses manage how a wound heals. Engineers at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh will work on the microsensor that can monitor tiny, microscale mechanical changes to the body’s tissue…. Read More

NHS given £250m shot in the arm for AI development

The money will be used to create a National Artificial Intelligence Lab The NHS will receive a £250 million boost to build artificial intelligence that could help treat conditions including cancer, dementia and heart disease, the Department of Health has announced. The money will be invested in a new National Artificial Intelligence Lab, Health Secretary… Read More

Sensyne Health partners with Bayer to develop treatment for heart disease using AI

UK clinical healthcare disruptor signs first major drug development deal since IPO Sensyne Health has struck a two year deal with pharmaceutical giant Bayer to develop new treatments for cardiovascular disease using Sensyne’s AI technology. The NHS Long Term Plan has identified the prevention of cardiovascular disease, which currently affects 7 million people in the… Read More

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