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Researchers set out roadmap to restore trust in big data for health science

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica - Facebook data scandal, researchers set out a roadmap for the health and science community to restore the public's trust in big data...

'Urgent need' to improve public awareness of NHS patient data use

New report from educational charity Corsham Institute calls for improvements in the public's understanding of how their health and care data is being stored, used and shared in light of a new survey from ComRes...

Cambridge University Hospitals trust signs £107m IT deal with Novosco

The seven-year contract with Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will see Novosco provide IT infrastructure management and support services.

Competition launched to create network of digital pathology and imaging centres using Artificial Intelligence

Up to six centres using Artificial Intelligence will be created to drive health and care research in the UK with the help of a £50m competition.

BLOG: The power of data

In a new blog for BJ-HC, NHS Digital Director of Data Daniel Ray gives an update on the agency's data science strategy, revealing that a 'cognitive AI avatar' is in the works...

PwC survey says more than 90% of UK public is ‘happy’ to share health data within the system

New research carried out by Opinium on behalf of PwC aims to shed light on the public’s view on patient records and sharing of data.

National Data Guardian reinforces ‘fundamental’ need to build public trust

A new report anticipates that the National Data Guardian for Health and Care will be put on statutory footing during this Parliament.

CQC urges Stepping Hill Hospital to take measures and ensure ‘security of patient records’

Care Quality Commission inspectors find no improvements in terms of ensuring paper-based patient records are kept secure.

Leadership interview: Approaching digital transformation in a mental health setting

BJ-HC took the opportunity to speak to David Wyndham Lewis, Director of Technology and Transformation at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, about the mental health organisation’s path towards digital maturity.
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West Yorks NHS discusses blockchain