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Abbott’s wearable glucose monitor to be available across England

Abbott’s wearable glucose monitor to be available across England

The announcement comes just one month after Health Secretary Matt Hancock unveiled a nation-wide strategy to put technology at the forefront of the NHS, but has since been challenged by ... Simon Stevens added: “Increasingly the NHS is going to be

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  • Decision time for Brexit Decision time for Brexit

    Industry bodies, including the ABPI, BIA and EMIG wrote a joint letter to the health secretary Matt Hancock two weeks ago, requesting an 'urgent roundtable' on no deal medicines supply chain

  • Medical AI gets £50m boost and five new centres in UK Medical AI gets £50m boost and five new centres in UK

    Much of Matt Hancock's focus since becoming health secretary has been on promoting digital transformation of the NHS. ... Health Secretary Matt Hancock said AI “will play a crucial role in the future of the NHS – and we need to embrace it by

  • Warning ‘at red’ on no deal Brexit medicines chaos Warning ‘at red’ on no deal Brexit medicines chaos

    The UK pharma, biotech and generics medicines associations and the NHS’Brexit Health Alliance and others have now called for an urgent meeting with the health secretary Matt Hancock, and say ... Last week Matt Hancock told the Commons health and social

  • Healthcare prevention plan worthy, but funding an issue Healthcare prevention plan worthy, but funding an issue

    Health Secretary Matt Hancock has issued a call for the NHS to place a greater emphasis on disease prevention to try to boost the national life expectancy by five years. ... public health in 2012 and since then has seen swingeing cuts in their budgets.

  • Hancock's 'Tech Revolution' for NHS to be limited by budgets Hancock's 'Tech Revolution' for NHS to be limited by budgets

    Health Secretary Matt Hancock has revealed a plan to put digital technology-led transformation at the heart of the NHS. ... The document, which was published yesterday, targets out-dated and obstructive NHS IT systems, with the health secretary claiming

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Latest Intelligence

  • Deal Watch October 2018

    The Health Secretary, Alex Azar, has promised more to come on “fixing”drug pricing and introducing transparency into drug prices, and in the present political climate that can only be good ... So two opportunities here – acquisition of animal

  • Happy 70th birthday NHS: the next 70 need to be very different Happy 70th birthday NHS: the next 70 need to be very different

    The new health secretary is being urged to remedy this to create a system fit for another 70 years. ... NHS Confederation leaders have written to new health secretary Matt Hancock (pictured above) urging him to ‘grasp the social care challenge’.

  • Changes to look out for in Medical Devices Regulations Changes to look out for in Medical Devices Regulations

    non-approved filler material, and that there was no evidence that the MHRA or the Department of Health significantly failed to. ... Lord Howe, Parliament Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health stated in relation to PIP: “We must always remember

  • The true potential of mobile health tech The true potential of mobile health tech

    The true potential of mobile health tech. Are patients willing to adopt digital? ... Its social affairs and health ministry permanent secretary Paivi Sillanaukee emphasised its commitment to digital by echoing the phrase: “Data is the new oil.”.

  • Not dying of ignorance - 30 years on Not dying of ignorance - 30 years on

    When I arrived at the Department of Health as ministerial press officer seven years later, campaign collateral was everywhere. ... The scale of the public health challenge was immense. It was also highly controversial, with Health Secretary Norman Fowler

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Latest appointments

  • LaingBuisson names chairman and CEO LaingBuisson names chairman and CEO

    LaingBuisson names chairman and CEO. Former Health Secretary Stephen Dorrell and Henry Elphick join. ... Health. Between 1995 and 1997, Dorrell was th e Secretary of State for Health, and became the first elected chair of the House of Commons Health

  • New health ministers and re-appointments after reshuffle New health ministers and re-appointments after reshuffle

    The full list of ministers now working within the Department of Health are: Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health (pictured); Alistair Burt MP, Minister of State for Community and ... Hunt keeps his health secretary role that he has held since

  • Former UK health secretary joins FTI Consulting Former UK health secretary joins FTI Consulting

    Former UK health secretary joins FTI Consulting. Patricia Hewitt to advise on public affairs. ... FTI Consulting has added several senior figures to its team, including former health secretary Patricia Hewitt.

  • UK names guardian for national health data UK names guardian for national health data

    UK names guardian for national health data. Dame Fiona Caldicott is “ people’ s champion” for medical information. ... Announcing Dame Fiona's appointment the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said: ” We need to be as determined to guarantee personal

  • Amgen appoints ex US surgeon general Amgen appoints ex US surgeon general

    He was previously VP, global regulatory affairs. Galson has a distinguished career in public health, serving as acting surgeon general from 2007 to 2009, as well as assistant secretary for health ... This direct experience in regulatory affairs and

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Latest from PMHub

  • Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

    the provision of ‘ HealthUnlocked’, now the third largest health website in the UK. ... Subsequent to Jeremy Hunt becoming Secretary of State for Health in 2012, the challenge became to ‘ go paperless’ by 2018 – a target for which the goalposts

  • Life at the end of the Brexit tunnel

    Sir John Bell outlined the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy, which includes £160 million of funding to support the health sector, including the NHS. ... In the shorter term, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced £14 million of funding to help

  • Hunt vs Hawking: We'll call it a draw

    As Culture Secretary, Hunt was derided, so appointing him as Health Secretary was like throwing him to the lions. ... What more can you ask from a Health Secretary? "The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge" -

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