DHSC awards £16 million for pioneering AI research
The government is investing £16 million in AI technologies to help patients manage conditions and increase the speed and accuracy of diagnosis.
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First four regional secure data environments confirmed
Four initial sites will be awarded a slice of £100 million funding by NHS England to develop regional secure data environments (SDEs) starting this year.
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Steve Barclay returns as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
Steve Barclay has been appointed the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, less than two months after leaving the role.
Cloud-based telephone systems included in Thérèse Coffey’s patient plan
The new health secretary has laid out plans to help improve patient access to GP appointments, which includes the rollout of cloud-based telephone systems.
Steve Barclay appointed Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
Former chief of staff at Number 10 Steve Barclay has been appointed as Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.
Sajid Javid resigns as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
Sajid Javid announced his resignation on Twitter in July 5 and posted a copy of the letter he sent to Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.
New science, research and evidence director to help lead NHIR
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has appointed Dr Gail Marzetti to help lead the National Institute for Health and Care and steer research.
National CISO wants to see cyber to be seen as a patient issue
Speaking at Rewired 2022, the national CISO for health and social care has said he wants ‘move cyber from being a technology issue to a patient care issue’.
Sajid Javid to unveil his new vision for NHS reform
Sajid Javid is due to announce a new vision for NHS reform, including an increased role for the NHS App and targets for electronic patient records.
Sajid Javid wants 90% of NHS trusts to have an EPR by December 2023
The secretary of state for health and social care has said he wants 90% of NHS trusts to have an electronic patient record (EPR) in place by December 2023.
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