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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


TFM 2019: Unlocking NHS service transformation with data
Ahead of his appearance at TFM 2019 this September, Sam Shah, director of digital development at NHSX, detailed the issues of data, privacy and safety that emerge with digitising 22,000 individual healthcare organisations In February, health and social care secretary (and outspoken technological evangelist) Matt Hancock announced a new initiative to spearhead the NHS’s digital... Read More

More investment needed to defend vulnerable NHS from hackers, researchers warn

Rise of AI, cloud computing and connected devices increasing risk of attack, report warns Out-dated computer systems, a lack of investment, and a deficit of skills and awareness is putting NHS hospitals at risk of cyber attacks, researchers have warned. A report by Imperial College London’s Institute of Global Health Innovation said more money needs… Read More


Only 13% of UK adults trust big tech firms with handling anonymized NHS data

Most citizens would prefer UK-based and regulated universities and companies to handle unidentifiable patient data The majority of the public would not trust NHS patient data being in the hands of multinational tech giants, even if it is anonymized, a survey suggests. While seven in 10 people acknowledged that sharing anonymous patient data could improve… Read More



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