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NHS to invest £52 million to fast track online maternity records

Every mum to be will be able to access their maternity records on their smart phones, England’s Chief Nurse announced today.NHS England and NHSX will work with maternity service providers, local mate…

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£36 million boost for AI technologies to revolutionise NHS care

Thousands of patients and NHS staff will benefit from dozens of new pioneering projects awarded a share of £36 million to test state-of-the-art AI technology. The projects will help the NHS to transf…

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Ambulance iPads improve patient care under NHS Long Term Plan

Tens of thousands of iPads will be issued to ambulance crews across England so that patients get the right care faster, NHS chief executive Sir Simon Stevens announced today. …

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AI community surveyed, as NHSX reflects on a year of progress in its AI Lab

NHSX survey results shows a third of developers are progressing AI development despite the pandemic.NHSX has reported a strong year for the AI Lab despite the pressures of COVID-19.In its 2020-21: A …

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New prescription data for secondary care available to support COVID-19 research

This is a joint press release with NHS Digital.A new data collection that provides information about what medicines are prescribed and administered in hospitals is now available to support COVID-19 r…

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Health Secretary unveils fresh investment to digitally transform hospitals across the country

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has unveiled fresh investment for NHS trusts to transform their digital capability.NHSX is funding 32 trusts through its Digital Aspirant programme - designed to help fr…

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New simpler and faster assessment process for digital health technologies launched for the NHS and social care

NHSX has today unveiled a new simpler and faster assessment process to help give staff, patients and the public confidence that the digital health tools they use meet NHS standards. The new Digital T…

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NHSX statement on Dame Fiona Caldicott

It is with great sadness that NHSX has learnt of the death of Dame Fiona Caldicott, National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care.Matthew Gould, Chief Executive of NHSX, said:“We owe Dame Fiona a…

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Smartphone technology in bid to revolutionise early detection of kidney disease

Thousands of patients to benefit from smartphone app that allows them to transmit results to their GP in minutes without leaving home.Patients with diabetes and high blood pressure are benefiting fr…

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AI at the forefront of efforts to treat coronavirus patients

Patients with COVID-19 are set to benefit from faster treatment, improved outcomes and shorter hospital stays thanks to the use of the latest artificial intelligence. AI imaging d…

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