Government pledges £50m for AI to improve diagnosis of deadly disease -

Government pledges £50m for AI to improve diagnosis of deadly disease

Government pledges £50m for AI to improve diagnosis of deadly disease. The government has pledged £50 million for further investment in artificial intelligence to improve diagnostics across the NHS. The investment aims to speed up the diagnosis of deadly diseases like cancer through delivering digital upgrades to pathology and imaging services across the country. It[…]

Alzheimer’s Research UK launches data initiative to help spot early signs -

Alzheimer’s Research UK launches data initiative to help spot early signs

Alzheimer’s Research UK launches data initiative to help spot early signs. A spectrum of data is to be used to develop “fingerprints” of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s that can then be detected through wearable technology. The Early Detection of Neurodegenerative diseases (EDoN) initiative, which has been launched by the charity Alzheimer’s Research UK, aims to[…]

Transforming mental health services -

Transforming mental health services

Transforming mental health services. Paul Midgley, of Wilmington Healthcare, explores the NHS Long Term Plan’s strategy for tackling mental health conditions Mental health services have become a greater priority for the NHS in recent years, and they are increasingly seen as an area where demand can be reduced and greater efficiencies achieved. Policy changes began[…]

St Helens and Knowsley launches System C vitals in ‘big bang’ go-live -

St Helens and Knowsley launches System C vitals in ‘big bang’ go-live

St Helens and Knowsley launch System C vitals in ‘big bang’ go-live. St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust have celebrated a successful go-live of System C’s CareFlow Vitals as part of its strategy of becoming a digital exemplar trust.  The roll-out of CareFlow Vitals represented the first time System C’s e-observations (e-obs) software[…]

Two trusts trial AI to diagnose breast cancer sooner

Two trusts trial AI to diagnose breast cancer sooner

Two trusts trial AI to diagnose breast cancer sooner. Two trusts have turned to artificial intelligence to help them spot patients with breast cancer earlier. United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) and Nottingham University Hospitals Trust (NUHT) are taking part in a trial in conjunction with East Midlands Radiology Consortium (EMRAD) and UK-based AI companies[…]

Government pledges £250m for National AI Lab to improve diagnostics

Government pledges £250m for National AI Lab to improve diagnostics

Government pledges £250m for National AI Lab to improve diagnostics. The government has pledged £250 million for a National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lab to improve diagnostics and screening in the NHS. The lab will be used to develop treatments for cancer, dementia and heart disease. The programme aims to improve cancer screening and speed up[…]