Autumn Budget 2021: What It Means For Tech Sector?

The Autumn Budget pledges to spend billions refreshing IT and tech in the NHS, but also a big increase in…

3 months ago

DeepMind Hit By Legal Action Over NHS Deal

Class-action lawsuit on the way against Google and AI sister company DeepMind over deal that gave access to more than…

4 months ago

NHS Covid-19 App Updated To Ease ‘Pingdemic’

As expected, government eases sensitivity of its NHS Covid-19 app in effort to reduce 'pingdemic' causing worker shortages

6 months ago

NHS Covid App Could Be Changed, Minister Confirms

Government minister admits that as Covid restrictions are eased in England on 19 July, the NHS app will need to…

7 months ago

NHS Patient Database Plan To Proceed Despite Protests

Government to activate centralised NHS Digital database of patient records next month in spite of criticism over lack of public…

8 months ago

NHS Website Crashes Briefly Amid Rush For Vaccine Bookings

After the government authorises Covid-19 vaccines for over 45s, NHS booking website crashes briefly under the strain

10 months ago

NHS Covid-19 App Update Blocked Over Privacy Rules

Update to NHS' Covid-19 contact-tracing app blocked by Apple and Google over feature that would have allowed users to upload…

10 months ago

Isle Of Wight Drone Medical Delivery Trials Set To Continue

Delivery trials of medical goods to the Isle of Wight set to recommence next month as authorities look at expanding…

11 months ago

NHS Challenged Over Data Contract With Palantir

Contract between NHS and data mining firm Palantir now at centre of lawsuit filed by UK political website

11 months ago

NHS Covid-19 Tracing App Launches, But Not On Older iPhones

Coronavirus contact tracing app for people in England and Wales finally available for download, but it won't work on older…

1 year ago

NHS Covid-19 Tracing App Set For Public Trials Today

Three months later than planned, NHS Coronavirus contact tracing app for England and Wales is to begin public trials today

1 year ago

NHS Staff Subjected To Scam Emails During Pandemic Height

So low. NHS staff received over 40,000 of phishing and scam emails during the worst months of the Coronavirus pandemic…

1 year ago

NHS Covid-19 Tracing App For England, Wales, Nears Launch

Date for limited rollout of delayed NHS track and trace app for England and Wales expected to be announced within…

1 year ago

Scotland To Launch Own Coronavirus Tracing App

Scotland to develop Covid-19 contact tracing app based on software already used in Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, amidst…

1 year ago

Researchers Find Weaknesses In Apple-Google Trace Tech

Apple and Google's coronavirus contact-tracing framework fails to accurately log exposures on a commuter bus, Dublin academic study finds

2 years ago

NHS Says Apple-Google Contact Tracing Tech ‘Inaccurate’

Technology developed by Apple and Google for use by contact-tracing apps is unable to accurately determine how far away other…

2 years ago

British Covid-19 Tracing App Adopts Google, Apple Approach

NHS is abandoning its centralised approach and will instead adopt the Google-Apple decentralised model for the delayed Coronavirus tracing app

2 years ago

NHS Contact Tracing App Ready By End Of June

Bit on the late side? With new Coronavirus infections falling, the NHS contact-tracing app should be in place at the…

2 years ago

Coronavirus: NHS Contact Tracing App Has Flaws, Aussie Researchers Warn

Security flaws in the NHS coronavirus contact-tracing app could pose risk to user privacy, as the NCSC promises to fix…

2 years ago

Apple And Google Set To Release Coronavirus API Amidst Privacy Furore

Native coronavirus contact-tracing tech set to make official debut in the next few days as UK and Germany differ on…

2 years ago

Coronavirus Tracing Apps Must Not Be Used For Surveillance, Says EU

EU officials warn member states that Covid-19 tracing apps must not be used for 'mass surveillance' and need to be…

2 years ago

Coronavirus: NHS Publishes Source Code Of Contact-Tracing App

Nothing to hide. The NHS has released the source code of its contact-tracing app, as its trial in the Isle…

2 years ago

NHS To Test Coronavirus Contact-Tracing App On Isle Of Wight

Contact-tracing tech to be trialled on Isle of Wight from this week, amidst criticism that NHS' 'centralised' approach risks privacy…

2 years ago

Coronavirus: Government Grants GCHQ Access To NHS IT

Fresh twist in privacy debate surrounding Covid-19 tracing app, after government reportedly grants GCHQ access to security data of NHS…

2 years ago

Coronavirus: British Covid-19 Tracing App Ready In 3 Weeks

The NHS confirms its coronavirus tracing app will be ready in two to three weeks, but concerns remain over its…

2 years ago

NHS Will Not Use Contact Tracing Tech From Apple And Google

NHSX confirms it plans to carry out coronavirus contact tracing matches on a centralised server, putting it at odds with…

2 years ago

NHS Says Trust ‘Crucial’ For Virus Contact-Tracing App

NHSX 'prioritising' privacy in development of coronavirus contact-tracing scheme, whose decentralised approach contrasts to that of France and Germany

2 years ago

Coronavirus: NHS Tests Covid-19 Contact Tracing App At RAF Base

The United Kingdom's Coronavirus tracing app that utilises Bluetooth is being tested at a Royal Air Force base in North…

2 years ago

Coronavirus: Samsung, Facebook, Donate Devices To NHS

Samsung donates 2,000 robust smartphones and other equipment for NHS Nightingale hospitals, as Facebook donates 2,050 Portal devices

2 years ago

Coronavirus: US Tech Giants To Help NHS Co-ordinate Covid-19 Data

Amazon, Microsoft and Palantir to help NHS process its own data and that of partners to boost critical resource allocation…

2 years ago