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Health innovation prizewinners to receive £17m funding

October 2018 digitalhealth;Eight projects based across the UK will receive financial backing after being named winners of the Digital Health Technology Catalyst (DHTC) and Medicines Manufacturing R2 programmes. Successful projects this year include a GPS app designed to track the availability of hospital beds, an AI-based support system for surgeons …

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UK: Hospital cuts planned in most of England

February BBC; Hospital services in nearly two-thirds of England could be cut or scaled back, BBC analysis of local plans shows. The proposals are part of a programme to transform the health service and save money across 44 different areas. The BBC found 28 proposals affect hospital care, from full …

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UK: Bengoa review: Ambitious health care shake-up unveiled

October 2016 BBCNews; An ambitious plan to make Northern Ireland’s health and social care system fit for the 21st Century has been unveiled. Health Minister Michelle O’Neill said the 10-year plan would improve a system at “breaking point”. Its 18 time-specific action points are based on recommendations from a government-appointed …

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European region most sceptical in the world on vaccine safety

October lshtm; Public confidence in vaccines varies widely between countries and regions around the world, and the European region is the most sceptical about vaccine safety, according to the largest ever global survey of confidence in vaccines. With recent disease outbreaks triggered by people refusing vaccination, the authors believe the …

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