The Innovation Scholars Scheme will support collaboration between researchers and industry in the development of new wearable health devices, diagnostic devices and personalised medicines.
This month’s round up features news that University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust has been hit by more than 140 cyber attacks in the last five years.
The departing Secretary of State, Jeremy Hunt, claimed his successor has a ‘brilliant understanding of the power of technology’.
In May, the London-based company signed two new deals with healthcare organisations in Singapore and Bahamas, creating 100 jobs across Britain.
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The government has announced it is partnering up with the life sciences sector to ensure the UK is at the forefront of developing medical technologies.
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Chancellor George Osborne has opened the way for more big cities to take control of local healthcare budgets.
The Breaking Free Online programme is to be piloted in prisons, as part of a government ‘virtual campus’ to give prisoners access to life and employment skills.
The government wants to mandate NHS England to support the health service to go digital by 2018.
The government has announced the winners of a £14.7m fund to develop 3D printing projects such as facial implants for patients suffering from head trauma.
The Department of Health is moving its digital operations to the new single website for government services at the end of this month.