Tagged Matt Hancock


FOI request shows NHS Trusts to miss fax machine deadline

A new report looking into the number of fax machines still in use across NHS England has shown a lack of progress amongst NHS Trusts working to remove their fax machines and meet Matt Hancock’s April 2020 deadline. The report reveals that the trusts with the most fax machines, according to data collected by the…


NHS to boost AI role with national laboratory

Health secretary Matt Hancock has announced that £250 million will be spent on boosting the role of artificial intelligence within the NHS in England. This will include the setting up of an AI laboratory to enhance care of patients and research. Hancock told BBC News: “The power of artificial intelligence to improve medicine, to save…


Let’s get digital: how can NHSX succeed?

As NHSX launches, Antonio Marino, an account manager at health policy and communications consultancy Incisive Health, examines what needs to happen for the service to be a success.  Today, NHSX, the health service’s shiny new technological innovation unit, goes live. In preparation, Matthew Gould – headhunted to lead it and already a close ally of Matt Hancock…

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