The measures intended to address concerns over immigration levels, particularly in the healthcare sector, include a substantial increase in the minimum salary requirement for skilled worker visas and the elimination of the 20 per cent discount for essential professions.
Absci, a drug and target discovery company, has been harnessing the power of deep learning AI to develop new and existing disease treatments.
Rishi Sunak's Decision to Scrap Free NHS Prescriptions Draws Criticism for Impact on the Most Vulnerable
Sunak is scrapping free NHS prescriptions that have been a vital lifeline for individuals with chronic conditions, low-income families, and the elderly.
In the past year. AI has been responsible for some prominent breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment, and in the UK, AI is already being used in the NHS to halve treatment times for stroke patients.
The new therapy, known as glofitamab or Columvi®, has been approved by both the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
The UK government is looking for new innovative "AI Discriminations" tackling ideas from UK companies that can be used in healthcare and open use cases through the Fairness Innovation Challenge.
NHS administrators are sounding the alarm, declaring the system as "running hot" and grappling with the highest waiting list figures on record since August 2007.
The decision comes on the heels of the government's gambling white paper released in April, outlining measures to enhance player protection and reduce the risk of addiction in the age of smartphones.
The initiative, aimed at easing the pressures on the National Health Service (NHS) this winter, encompasses a wide range of groundbreaking solutions, including the expansion of 3D checks for quicker cancer tests and innovative logistics methods involving the use of drones.
The rise in the number of individuals seeking care for non-emergency complaints such as sore throats, insomnia, coughs, and earaches is creating significant challenges for healthcare providers.
The UK Health Security Agency has launched a new ONS study to understand the changes in COVID-19 in the winter months and lower the burden of the NHS.
A reported 75,000 staff who work under Kaiser Permanente have united in a huge strike action, impacting nearly 13 million patients in a call for better wages and working hours.
The news was welcomed by women's rights and anti-woke campaigners alike – while a spokesperson from the LGBT charity Stonewall said that the proposals are an attempt by the secretary of state to "look busy".
The Digital Poverty Alliance published a report that shows 18 to 34-year-old British youths and women are more prone to digital poverty than 35 to 55-year-old Brits and men, and improving digital skills could save 24,000 lives annually.
NHS is caught in the crossfire of a bitter dispute between the NHS leadership and the BMA. The contention arose after the NHS accused the BMA of leveraging a threat to withdraw "voluntary" emergency cover unless hospitals cancelled planned surgeries.
The NHS abandoned their double strike to see to an accident that involved an overturned coach, 50 teens in hospital and two passengers deceased.
Whately shed light on the prevailing tendency to focus on acute hospital performance, A&E waits and discharge into social care during media rounds, neglecting the broader perspective of healthcare.
Over the past 10 months, the National Health Service (NHS) in England has been grappling with a series of strikes by consultants and junior doctors, which have caused significant disruptions to patient care.
An NHS working group of experts and charities are tasked to find out ways to improve the lives of people suffering from life-threatening heart condition aortic dissection in six months.
A two-day event selected four cancer research teams from the leading UK researchers to speed up treatment in hard-to-treat cancers using cutting-edge technology like AI.
The ongoing dispute between NHS staff in England and the government has taken a new turn as the health secretary, Steve Barclay, accused healthcare professionals of planning "politically timed" industrial action.
After several NHS workers rejected the government's pay rise offer, the industrial strike action has reached new levels, with many NHS workers criticising the government for repeatedly failing to meet their demands.
In the UK, Pirola has been linked to an outbreak at a care home in Norfolk, where 28 individuals have been infected.
At least 12 people have also been hospitalised and are believed to have contracted botulism after eating sardines at the Tchin Tchin Wine Bar in Bordeaux.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Health Secretary Steve Barclay and NHS leaders will collaborate to ease healthcare pressures during the demanding winter season, emphasising early planning and funding.
Prolonged hospital stays carry risks like higher mortality, readmission chances and physical decline, especially in the elderly, prompting ACE and the NHS AI Lab to pioneer an AI tool to identify at-risk patients.