Giving patients ‘digital control’ over their hospital appointments could save £167 million and cut waiting times for diagnosis and treatment, according to a new analysis.
Wearable technology could help to predict who is likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, according to new research by scientists at Cardiff University and the UK Dementia Research Institute.
In this article, Dr Harry Brown explores some of the ways AI can enhance our lives. From individualised search engine results to video editing and the creation of images using text descriptions, Dr Brown says AI could have a similar effect…
Hundreds children with type 2 diabetes who are currently using finger prick testing will instead be offered non-invasive glucose monitoring devices, NICE has said.
ChatGPT recently burst onto the technology scene as a type of artificial intelligence model that is used for generating human-like text, but that is not all it can do. Dr Harry Brown looks at the huge ramifications of the system, not just…
Scientists have created an artificial intelligence (AI) tool which could help to improve early detection of colorectal cancer.
Healthcare professionals should have targeted training on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to help detect and manage diseases, according to new research.
The government is piloting a new scheme which allows the NHS 111 online service to make direct referrals to local pharmacies for a same-day consultation.
NICE has conditionally recommended five wearable devices for patients with Parkinson’s disease, which will enable the NHS to better collect data on patients’ symptoms.
A study has found that a new, non-invasive skin cancer imaging technology is significantly more accurate at diagnosing basal cell carcinoma (BCC), the most common type skin cancer, compared to the usual diagnostic methods.
Dr Harry Brown discusses the benefits and pitfalls of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and how to choose the VPN which best suits your needs.
Life-changing' continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) will now be available to all NHS England patients with Type 1 diabetes.
Everyone enjoys a life hack that saves time. This is especially important for busy healthcare professionals whose time is at a premium. In this blog, Dr Harry Brown lists his top five life hacks to help make life more efficient, easier and…
New figures from NHS Digital show that more than 16 million repeat prescriptions were ordered via the NHS App in the last year, with millions of patients benefitting from health services available through the app.
Patients will be given greater access to their GP records by November 2022 as well as better control over their data in a new health data strategy that aims to give health and care professionals the information they need to provide the best…