Warnings cancer patients and others with chronic illnesses could die as resources are diverted to treat coronavirus sufferers

Warnings cancer patients and others with chronic illnesses could die as resources are diverted to treat coronavirus sufferers

Cancer patients and others with chronic illnesses are being handed a “death sentence” as resources are increasingly diverted to treat coronavirus, sufferers have warned. Experts fear thousands could die because of delays in treatment and screening as clinicians come under increasing pressure to deal with the deluge of Covid-19 patients. A reduction in theatre space […]
NHS enlists US tech giants to help allocate coronavirus resources

NHS enlists US tech giants to help allocate coronavirus resources

The NHS has called on the world’s biggest technology companies for support in the coronavirus crisis, drawing up plans to use data from its 111 service to predict where resources will be most needed. A strategy is being prepared to use data from the medical helpline...