Rapid COVID-19 testing to be kick started in the UK -

Rapid COVID-19 testing to be kick started in the UK

Rapid COVID-19 testing to be kick started in the UK. iStock-Hoptocopter Rapid COVID-19 testing will be expanded this week as part of the next stage of partnership between NHS Test and Trace and local directors of public health. Over half a million rapid-turnaround, lateral flow tests will enable the increased testing of priority and high-risk[…]

New £3m fund for innovative technology to improve asthma care -

New £3m fund for innovative technology to improve asthma care

New £3m fund for innovative technology to improve asthma care. A new £3million fund has been launched to support innovative technology that aims to improve the lives of those living with asthma. The fund will support the development and adoption of scalable and effective asthma health technologies, such as smart inhalers, within the NHS. Launched[…]

Technology can help in dealing with mental health issues -

Technology can help in dealing with mental health issues

Technology can help in dealing with mental health issues. Technology offers new ways of helping individuals cope with depression and other mental health issues. Photo: AFP Depression is widespread in Hong Kong, especially in these days of unrest. A recent study by a research team from the University of Hong Kong faculty of medicine has described[…]

Full power of innovative technologies ‘will not be achieved’ in no-deal Brexit -

Full power of innovative technologies ‘will not be achieved’ in no-deal Brexit

Full power of innovative technologies ‘will not be achieved’ in no-deal Brexit.  The full power of innovative digital technologies “will not be achieved” if the UK crashes out of the European Union without a deal, TechUK has warned. It comes amid concerns there may be delays in sharing health data between the UK and the[…]