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IMAGING Management

New UK Cancer Imaging Network

2020 31 Mar

  Nine world-class imaging centres from around the UK are joining forces to create an integrated network for standardisation and validation of use of state-of-the-art imaging techniques in cancer treatment.   You might also like: Deep Mining Reveals Omics Promise for Cancer Biomarkers The  National Cancer Imaging Translational Accelerator... Read more

Executive Health Management

NICE Appoints New CEO

2020 20 Mar

The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has appointed Prof Gillian Leng as its new chief executive, a few days after confirming Sharmila Nebhrajani as new chair. Prof Leng will take up the role officially on 1 April when Sir Andrew Dillon officially steps down after heading the organisation since its inception in... Read more

IT Management

£27mln for Supercomputing Services Drive Scientific Breakthroughs in UK

2020 26 Feb

More scientific breakthroughs from UK researchers, notably in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and drug design, can be expected with the launch of state-of-the-art supercomputing services.   The "Seven High Performance Computing (HPC)" services will be supported by a £27 million investment from the Engineering and Physical Sciences... Read more

IT Management

Post-Brexit Health Data Sharing at Risk?

2020 03 Feb

After three-and-a-half years of deliberations, the UK officially left the European on January 31st.   A transition period until the end of this year will see both stakeholders drawing up a number of agreements, with trade being at the forefront.   You might also like: Brexit Disruption Harnessed For A Better NHS As far as data sharing... Read more

IT Management

British MedTech Eyes Middle East Post Brexit

2020 31 Jan

The UK is looking to strengthen medical technology ties with the Middle East on its departure, Brexit, from the European Union on January 31.   This week at Arab Health, UK-based L exington Communications held a presentation and Q&A, Making a success of Brexit: Opportunities for UK MedTech at the Dubai congress.   You might also like:... Read more

Executive Health Management

UK New Year Honours: Where Does Healthcare Stands?

2019 28 Dec

On 27 December 2019, the 2020 New Year Honours (NYHs), ie recognition of achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom, were officially announced in The London Gazette . In total, 1,097 people are honoured in 2020, including those working in healthcare. Among them are Professor Lesley Regan, president of the Royal... Read more

IMAGING Management

Royal College of Radiologists to new UK Government: Prioritise Cancer Care

2019 23 Dec

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) in the UK has called on the new Conservative majority Government to prioritise and boost funding for five areas across NHS imaging and cancer care.   You might also like: Brexit: Wreaking Havoc in Healthcare?   “You have the power and the opportunity to give patients a sustainably... Read more

Cardiology Management

Daily Social Media Use Linked to Poor Sleep Patterns

2019 29 Oct

Spending three or more hours a day on social media is associated with poor sleep patterns, such as falling asleep after 11 pm on school nights and waking during the night, among UK teens, suggests research published in the online journal  BMJ Open . The findings "provide rigorous and meaningful evidence to inform practice and policy to support... Read more

IT Management

Data trust: UK calls for 'public good' test in landmark study

2019 23 May

  A cross-party think tank Policy Connect and the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Data Analytics in the UK, have called for a ‘settlement’ on public data between the citizen and bodies which provide public services.   The parliamentary group met at Westminster this week to present their findings in their report ‘ Trust, Transparency... Read more