Speaking at London Tech Week on 8 September Matthew Gould said NHSX “did what it was set up to do” during the development of the contact-tracing app.
Shuri Network co-founder, Dr Shera Chok, said it was “not clear” why a trial of the app in an ethnically diverse area was not done from the start.
Baroness Dido Harding, who heads NHS Test and Trace, said the new institute puts the UK in the “strongest position” to stop the spread of Covid-19.
This month’s mobile apps round-up features news about a trial of the revamped NHS contact-tracing app and NHS Tayside launching an app for IBS.
A trial for the new look NHS contact-tracing app has been launched today after NHSX abandoned its initial version in June due to technical faults.
The coronavirus pandemic has seen a surge in virtual GP vists, Rory Tanner explores why not all tech has lived up to its expectations.
As the government is advised to improve its Test and Trace Programme, Dr Philip Scott, from BCS, explores how we can prepare for the next pandemic.
Industry leaders said the government should ensure ethics and privacy are “correct by design” in its new contact-tracing app.
More than two thirds of Digital Health readers have said they agreed with the government’s U-turn on the NHS contact-tracing app.
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Join senior reporter Andrea Downey, editor Hannah Crouch, and editor-in-chief Jon Hoeksma as they look at the reasons behind the U-turn.