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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


VMware gives NHS Digital a dose of hybrid to smooth path to multicloud

Shot in the arm for NHS’s digital transformation as VMware injects health service with some hybrid cloud NHS Digital, the body responsible for NHS’s critical IT infrastructure, has made VMware Cloud on AWS available across the NHS. VMware Cloud on AWS provides companies with a hybrid cloud, enabling firms to extend consistent infrastructure across on-premises… Read More


Two years on from WannaCry, are NHS trusts just as vulnerable?
Paucity of funding, shortage of cyber security skills and an enlarged attack surface means the NHS remains at risk, writes David Kay When the WannaCry ransomware struck in May 2017 many organisations were caught out by what was essentially a patching issue affecting users of various versions of the Microsoft OS. There was a certain... Read More

Babylon or otherwise, AI and emerging tech can save the NHS

This week’s BBC Horizon critically explored Babylon Healthcare, an ambitious UK startup that’s AI-driven ‘GP at Hand’ is registering patients in London by the bucketload. Despite the uncertainty surrounding Babylon’s efforts, Louise Rogerson, COO of Howz, cautions that if the NHS is to see another seventieth birthday, it must adapt to a new world Earlier this… Read More



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