‘We anticipate bunfights ahead,’ so said the Chair of NHS England’s Accessible Information Standard (AIS) at the first advisory group meeting. Dr Howard Leicester MBCS reports on the current state of accessibility in the UK.
Mike Hall MBCS CITP explains how Nataša Pržulj’s BCS Needham Lecture on data mining has led to a potentially ground-breaking research project that could transform prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment.
The NHS remains a British institution which stimulates passionate debate irrespective of party politics. The challenge of providing universal healthcare free at the point of delivery is increasing as people live longer and expect more from the service.