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UK local authority moves to digital NHS health checks

UK local authority moves to digital NHS health checks

Southwark Council will offer a digital version of the NHS Health Check to save people needing to book face-to-face appointments with their GP.

NHS to establish an artificial intelligence lab

NHS to establish an artificial intelligence lab

UK’s Department of Health and Social Care says the lab will bring together academics, specialists and technology companies to work on the biggest challenges in health and care.

London installs air quality monitors in hospitals

London installs air quality monitors in hospitals

The monitors will provide real-time air quality measurements that will allow health professionals to take appropriate action to protect patients and employees.

NHS gets connected for maintenance

NHS gets connected for maintenance

A Scottish hospital is trialling an Internet of Things system from property technology company Beringar to monitor and track medical beds

Building efficiency in the NHS

Building efficiency in the NHS

New Internet of Things project aims to help the UK’s National Health Service make better use of its vast 500-million square foot estate

Learning from a cyber attack

Learning from a cyber attack

Smart Cities World’s regular blogger and data security expert, Colin Tankard of Digital Pathways, dissects the recent malware attack