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NHS England has opened applications for a prestigious science fellowship scheme, aimed at helping female healthcare scientists to improve patient care, access training, and increase women’s access to leadership roles. The fellowship, now entering its third year, is aimed at scientists at mid-career level working across the NHS. The NHS England Chief Scientific Officer, Professor […]
The NHS has selected 138 entrepreneurs to design and deliver new technological solutions and innovations in healthcare. This includes the appointment of five healthcare scientists, tackling conditions including sickle cell disease and allergic reactions. The Clinical Entrepreneurs Programme, run by NHS England, supports NHS workers to work with, and learn from, leading health and technology […]
A consultation has been launched to simplify and standardise the process for getting research projects up and running in the NHS. Cuts to bureaucracy and faster access to new and innovative treatments, are at the heart of 12 actions also agreed by the NHS England Board to support research and its application in the NHS. […]
App that helps pregnant women monitor hypertension among new NHS innovations that will save lives and improve treatment
A wireless sensor that better detects breathing rate in hospital patients, an app to help pregnant women monitor hypertension and another that directs patients with minor injuries to treatment units with the shortest queues are among the latest innovations set to be spread across the NHS. Eleven ground-breaking projects are being backed in the latest […]
NHS England Chief Executive, Simon Stevens, will today announce the scaling up of an innovative scheme that catches lung cancer early by scanning patients, along with new details of a more sensitive bowel cancer test that could save thousands of lives. Speaking at the Economist War on Cancer event in London, he will highlight the […]
NHS England has today announced plans to accelerate the NHS’ national research strategy, cutting bureaucracy and speeding up access to new and innovative treatments. Speaking at the Economist War on Cancer event today, NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens will tell delegates that the NHS is already one of the best places in the world to […]
Thousands of people set to access diabetes and obesity prevention services through the touch of a button
NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK have teamed up with leading companies from the tech sector as the battle against obesity and Type 2 diabetes goes digital. More than 5,000 people are expected to benefit from a pilot project, which will see five companies and eight areas of the country test drive a […]
People could get discounts off their shopping in exchange for exercising as part of plans that have won an international healthy living challenge laid down by NHS England. The Healthy New Towns programme was launched in March 2016, with ten housing developments chosen to put good health at the heart of urban design and planning. […]
Three of the world’s top universities will provide virtual masterclasses in leadership and digital as part of a comprehensive programme to provide NHS staff with the right skills to drive digital innovation. The NHS Digital Academy led by Imperial College London’s Institute of Global Health Innovation in partnership with Harvard Medical School and The University […]
A unique training scheme for clinicians whose innovative ideas could lead to big patient benefits has been opened up to healthcare scientists and dentists. Over the last year 103 junior doctors have developed their ideas and their business skills through the Clinical Entrepreneur programme. Now applications are opening up to healthcare scientists and dentists. The […]