AI in healthcare: the rise of robotics in rehabilitation and surgery

AI in healthcare: the rise of robotics in rehabilitation and surgery

A data-driven future is on healthcare’s horizon with ninety percent of NHS jobs set to require digital skills in the next twenty years. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) could save 5.7m hours of GPs time across the country, according to a recent report led by Dr Eric Topol, Founder of...

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Inspiring the next-generation of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Inspiring the next-generation of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Statistics have shown the number of women working in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (WISE) industries is at a dismal twenty-five percent, according to the WISE Campaign. Whilst the gender-gap is on the gradual decrease, women remain underrepresented making up less than half of Science Professionals (43.2%). Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon...

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AI in healthcare

AI in healthcare

A data-driven future is on healthcare’s horizon with ninety percent of NHS jobs set to require digital skills in the next twenty years. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) could save 5.7m hours of GPs time across the country, according to a recent report led by Dr Eric Topol, Founder of...

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Five key things all hip replacement patients should be aware of

Five key things all hip replacement patients should be aware of

Annually, over 90,000 people in the UK require a hip replacement. The procedure has previously had a reputation for being a painful, major surgical operation with a long recovery period. In consequence, many people are anxious about the prospect of hip replacement, and the impact that it may have on...

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Breast cancer risk to 1.4 million Londoners

Breast cancer risk to 1.4 million Londoners

  One in four women in London don’t check their breasts and many would delay seeking help, even with symptoms Londoners report difficulties accessing medical help while others aren’t clear on symptoms Bupa and HCA UK launch specialist centres to give patients fast access to diagnosis and expert treatment for...

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Friends of Chelsea and Westminster Bric-a-Brac stall needs you

Friends of Chelsea and Westminster Bric-a-Brac stall needs you

The Friends charity, raise money for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, for the benefit of patients, their families and staff. Celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, the charity relies on large donations and supporters, but is also dependent on its smaller entrepreneurial fundraisers such as the hospital’s book shop and trolley...

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Cancer research, homelessness and prison pregnancy peer-groups triumph in New Year’s honours

Cancer research, homelessness and prison pregnancy peer-groups triumph in New Year’s honours

Professor Melvyn Greaves of the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has been honoured for his vital work for leukaemia research, along with Dennis Rogers, for spearheading a mentor-scheme which bridges the gap between the homeless community and medical experts, and Diana Parkinson for collaborating with midwives to create a new...

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Cancer survival rates increasing

Cancer survival rates increasing

Statistics have shown fifty percent of cancer patients will survive for at least ten years or be cured but researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) are determined to make further progress through their discoveries. The ICR headquarters in Kensington is one of the world’s most influential cancer research...

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Local residents asked for views on palliative care services

Local residents asked for views on palliative care services

Residents and organisations in Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster are being asked for their views on how well palliative care services are working across the three boroughs. NHS commissioners are launching an independent review of local services, which care for people with advanced progressive illnesses. These services...

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Bupa Cromwell Hospital opens new paediatric outpatient department

Bupa Cromwell Hospital opens new paediatric outpatient department

Bupa Cromwell Hospital has today relaunched its paediatric outpatient department providing a wide range of specialist care and support for children and young people aged up to 18-years-old. The Skyline department, which also includes a children-only ward, will provide patients with access to leading consultants from across London’s top teaching hospitals. A...

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