Thousands of NHS patients with prostate cancer could benefit from life-enhancing robotic surgery thanks to a new programme funded by The Urology Foundation.
NHS Digital will be the new trading name for the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) this summer, to build on the role it plays in directly supporting the NHS and social care services.
Life Sciences Minister George Freeman has opened the new home to the Health eResearch Centre of the Farr Institute at the University of Manchester, creating a North of England hub for some of the world’s best digital and health research.
George Freeman has been championing the North East as part of the Northern Powerhouse and leading the way in developing new life science innovations.
IT expert Professor Bob Wachter has launched a review of computer systems across the NHS. Professor Wachter’s review will look at different approaches to the implementation of IT in healthcare as the NHS works towards being paperless by 2020.
Life Sciences Minister George Freeman MP has been looking at how the use of Formula 1 technology and data is helping to drive forward a revolution in developing new healthcare technologies to benefit patients.