Superdrug launches ‘world’s most accurate’ home DNA test kit
Starting at £199, CircleDNA is the ‘first and only’ retail test kit to use next generation sequencing (NGS) technology, offering whole-exome sequencing.
TechUK president: Diversity in tech will underpin the future of the NHS
Speaking at Digital Health Rewired, Jacqueline de Rojas warned that unconscious bias in tech posed a danger as the NHS became more dependent in innovation.
Dartford and Gravesham exploring automation tech to ease clinical burden
Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust is working with health IT consultancy Cloud21 on a proof of concept for the use of robotic process automation (RPA).
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East Anglian hospital rolls out e-rostering across medical community
James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is deploying Allocate Acitivity Manager platform to better manage the distribution of clinical staff.
Medway Community Healthcare pens agreement with Servelec for Rio EPR
Integrated care provider MCH is already in the process of implementing the Servelec Rio electronic patient record, which will go live later this year.
Mental health trust introduces virtual reality for phobia treatment
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has introduced virtual reality as part of the treatments it offers patients suffering from various phobias.
NHS team reports potential for AI in rapid detection of lung cancer
An algorithm developed by Uk start-up behold.ai correctly identified 10 out of 11 incidences where cancers were later confirmed through tissue samples.
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Cambridge University Hospitals completes first phase of £107m IT handover
Novosco has taken over the management and support of CUH’s IT systems has become the trust’s primary IT infrastructure service and support supplier.
SWASH renews PACS contract with Sectra for eight years
The new contract will see a single instance of Sectra’s picture archiving and communication system delivered across the Salisbury, Wight and South Hampshire Domain Trusts (SWASH) consortium.
AI identifies new antibiotic that can kill drug-resistant bacteria
MIT scientists used a deep learning model to discover a powerful new antibiotic that can kill many of the world’s most problematic disease-causing bacteria.
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