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Public sector automation 'would kill off 250,000 jobs'
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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
Barts Health NHS Trust rules out ransomware attack
Security

Barts Health NHS Trust rules out ransomware attack

But hospital trust admits patient data could still be at risk
13 Jan 2017
NHS IT director and tech vendor jailed for corrupt contracts
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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
Blind NHS patients to get bionic eyes
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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
DeepMind's co-founder says access to NHS data is essential
Mobile

DeepMind's co-founder says access to NHS data is essential

Mustafa Suleyman responds to critics of NHS data-sharing
23 Nov 2016
NHS ‘shouldn’t assume that digital will lead to saving'
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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
Police investigate after hack shuts NHS hospitals
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Security

Police investigate after hack shuts NHS hospitals

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

NHS trusts targeted in ransomware strikes

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

The controversial data-sharing scheme has been scrapped following a review
7 Jul 2016
46% of NHS directors 'concerned about 2020 digital target'
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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
NHS hit with £180,000 fine for HIV patients data breach
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NHS hit with £180,000 fine for HIV patients data breach

Dean Street sexual health centre leaked the details of nearly 800 patients last September
9 May 2016
Google's DeepMind can read 1.6 million NHS patients' records
Security

Google's DeepMind can read 1.6 million NHS patients' records

AI division has a data-sharing deal with the Royal Free NHS Trust
3 May 2016
NHS users treated to free Wi-Fi
public sector

NHS users treated to free Wi-Fi

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced plans to provide free Wi-Fi across the NHS
21 Dec 2015
NHS cosies up with Tinder to increase organ donor numbers
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NHS cosies up with Tinder to increase organ donor numbers

Celebrities help advertise organ donor drive on dating app
14 Dec 2015
Tim Kelsey quits NHS, leaving controversial care.data behind
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Tim Kelsey quits NHS, leaving controversial care.data behind

Care.data scheme chief will join Australian health firm next year
18 Sep 2015
Wye Valley NHS Trust rolls out electronic patient records
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Wye Valley NHS Trust rolls out electronic patient records

The records will follow patients even if they change trust
12 Aug 2015
NHS hires Martha Lane Fox to boost patients’ digital usage
Martha Lane Fox
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NHS hires Martha Lane Fox to boost patients’ digital usage

Baroness of Soho will develop proposals on improving digital adoption for NHS users
17 Jul 2015
NHS picks 17 entrepreneurs to improve healthcare tech
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NHS picks 17 entrepreneurs to improve healthcare tech

The NHS has selected 17 successful applicants for a new healthcare innovation scheme
6 Jul 2015
How wearables and Wi-Fi could save the NHS billions
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How wearables and Wi-Fi could save the NHS billions

NHS England eyes technology upgrade to help it tackle predicted £22 billion funding gap
18 Jun 2015
NHS admits 33 faults in e-Referral service
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NHS admits 33 faults in e-Referral service

Although most problems have workarounds, the faults mean GPs were unable to refer patients
16 Jun 2015
Care.data scheme due to restart by launching pilots
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Care.data scheme due to restart by launching pilots

Pilots pencil summer launch dates in diary, but HSCIC says it lacks resources to process lots of opt-outs
12 Jun 2015
Healthcare leaders call for greater mobile adoption
healthcare IT
public sector

Healthcare leaders call for greater mobile adoption

UK health and social care professionals call for greater use of mobile technology in industry
28 Apr 2015
Fancy a Skype chat with your GP?
Network & Internet

Fancy a Skype chat with your GP?

It's all part of Nick Clegg’s £250m plan to improve patient access to GPs
10 Apr 2015
NHS calls for innovators as part of new healthcare scheme
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public sector

NHS calls for innovators as part of new healthcare scheme

The NHS is searching for innovators across sectors to partner with local healthcare services
30 Mar 2015