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Health Secretary bans pagers from NHS hospitals

Decades-old comms tech is destined for the scrapheap by 2021
25 Feb 2019
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The NHS fell victim to the WannaCry ransomware in 2017
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WannaCry cost the NHS £92 million, report estimates

An update to an earlier DHSC report estimates that £19 million was lost in patient care alone
11 Oct 2018
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NHS to receive £500m for digital transformation projects

Health secretary Matt Hancock aims to increase NHS efficiency and improve patient safety
23 Jul 2018
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The NHS still uses almost 9,000 fax machines

A poll by the Royal College of Surgeons revealed NHS trusts are hanging onto outdated technology
13 Jul 2018
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Doctors reject AI chatbot that is 'more accurate than a GP'

Royal College of GPs say no app can replace human physicians
28 Jun 2018
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A year after WannaCry, NHS trusts fail cyber security test

Damning government report reveals NHS still fails to meet cyber security requirements
18 Apr 2018
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NHS calls for developers to submit digital healthcare apps

The organisation is looking to expand its Apps Library
22 Feb 2018
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What have we learnt from the NHS ransomware attack?

The malware that made businesses everywhere WannaCry is an important case study for everyone.
23 Oct 2017
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Jeremy Hunt calls for NHS to go digital

Patients should be able to access their medical records via an app, health secretary says
13 Sep 2017
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NHS Trusts spend £150,000 per day on new PCs

FoI: NHS trusts have dumped 240,000 devices since 2013
21 Jul 2017
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NHS gets £21m to boost cyber defences after WannaCry

Government funding comes hand-in-hand with stricter data security measures
13 Jul 2017
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Is healthcare safe from cyber attacks?

And if not, what needs to be done to ensure greater security in the future?
5 Jul 2017
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Data guardian criticises DeepMind data sharing with NHS

National Data Guardian writes to hospital over data sharing with Google-owned company
16 May 2017
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Public sector automation 'would kill off 250,000 jobs'

AI could replace 30% of nurses and doctors, says Reform
6 Feb 2017
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Barts Health NHS Trust rules out ransomware attack

But hospital trust admits patient data could still be at risk
13 Jan 2017
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NHS IT director and tech vendor jailed for corrupt contracts

NHS's Peter Lewis took bribes in exchange for lucrative IT contracts
10 Jan 2017
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Blind NHS patients to get bionic eyes

Second Sight's Argus II tested by the NHS to give blind patients limited vision
22 Dec 2016
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DeepMind's co-founder says access to NHS data is essential

Mustafa Suleyman responds to critics of NHS data-sharing
23 Nov 2016
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NHS ‘shouldn’t assume that digital will lead to saving'

Wearables, smartphone apps and online access to records could be ‘double-edged swords’
18 Nov 2016
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Police investigate after hack shuts NHS hospitals

Hospitals in Grimsby, Scunthorpe and Goole affected in last week's attack
7 Nov 2016
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NHS trusts targeted in ransomware strikes

One in seven trusts in England hit by extortion attempts
10 Oct 2016
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NHS axes care.data scheme

The controversial data-sharing scheme has been scrapped following a review
7 Jul 2016
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46% of NHS directors 'concerned about 2020 digital target'

Almost 80 per cent think digitising patient records will benefit their organisation
1 Jul 2016