Transformation Directorate

AI in imaging

The NHS AI Lab is supporting the research and innovation of new AI screening technologies for health and social care.

  • What we do

    What is our role in developing artificial intelligence solutions for health screening? How is this helping the NHS workforce and public health and care?

  • How we work

    Learn more about our trustworthy use of health data and how we are engaging with public and professionals to progress our work.

  • How to get involved

    Find out how to contribute or access chest imaging data and the ways in which you can collaborate on our programmes.

  • MRI scanner

    AI Diagnostic Fund

    The AI Diagnostic Fund will provide funding to accelerate the deployment of the most promising AI imaging and decision support tools to help diagnose patients more quickly.

  • AI decision support tool

    AI Deployment Platform

    The AI Deployment Platform pilot will test a cloud-based platform to if it can accelerate the deployment of AI technologies

  • Radiologists looking at a chest scan

    National COVID-19 Chest Imaging Database (NCCID)

    The NCCID was set up at the start of the pandemic to support the development of technology that will help patients with the COVID-19 virus

How to get involved

  • To contribute data or request access to the NCCID, follow the relevant links on our NCCID webpage.
  • To provide feedback or advice on our programmes of work, visit NHS AI Lab: Get involved.
  • If you would like further information, please contact the NHS AI Lab Imaging team at

Read more about our work

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