HEE launches VR app for nurses to experience prison healthcare settings
Health Education England (HEE) has launched an app that uses virtual reality (VR) technology to show nurses what a role within a prison would be like.
Government’s progress with digitisation of the NHS to be assessed
The government’s Health and Social Care Committee is to assess government progress against its pledges on the digitisation of the NHS.
NHS is ‘too static’ and must learn from itself and others says Tim Ferris
Dr Tim Ferris has claimed that the NHS as an organisation is too static and must learn from itself and from others internationally.
Somerset NHS FT trials AI algorithm for lung cancer diagnosis
Somerset NHS Foundation Trust is trialling an AI algorithm to help reduce waiting times between screening and diagnosis for lung cancer cases.
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West Midlands AHSN supports use of digital chest drainage
West Midlands Academic Health Science Network is supporting the use of a digital chest drainage tool to speed patient recovery.
NHS wants to stop ‘reinventing the wheel’ and involve public in digitisation
A panel of NHS digital leads have told the ConfedExpo audience that frontline digitisation of the NHS must involve the public and patients.
Delivering virtual wards described as the ‘right thing to do’
The ConfedExpo audience were treated to a session on virtual wards as panelists gave their top tips for delivering them in what is the “most fun job” to do.
West Midlands Ambulance Service achieves Global Digital Exemplar status
West Midlands Ambulance Service has become one of only two ambulance services in the country to achieve Global Digital Exemplar status.
Industry news in brief
This industry news in brief covers an award for Huma from Prix Galien International and Aire Logic’s plans for the future coronavirus vaccination programme.