Advancing Population Health: Government Consulation on Personalised Medicine and Prevention for the 2020s (BBC News / Cabinet Office / DHSC)

Summary

It is expected that, by the 2020s, technological advances including genomics and artificial intelligence (AI) will massively improve “proactive, predictive, and personalised” approaches to the prevention of ill health.

A wide-ranging consultation document explains many of the options, opportunities and initiatives.

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Open consultation. Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s – consultation document. [Online]: Cabinet Office [and] Department of Health and Social Care, July 22nd 2019.

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Triggle, N. (2019). Pledge to end smoking in England by 2030. London: BBC Health News, July 23rd 2019.

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Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s Presented to Parliament by the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care by Command of Her Majesty Published July 2019. London: Department of Health and Social Care, July 2019. CP 110. ISBN 978-1-5286-1545-7.

“Using data held by the NHS, and generated by smart devices worn by individuals, we will be able to usher in a new wave of intelligent public health where everyone has access to their health information and many more health interventions are personalised”.

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Carr, J. (2019). Parkinson’s disease: ‘Smartwatch’ tracker monitors patients at home. London: BBC Health News / BBC Devon News, July 25th 2019.

National Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (NHS England)

£250 million is to be invested in a national artificial intelligence laboratory.

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Gallagher, J. (2019). NHS to set up national artificial intelligence lab. London: BBC Health News, August 8th 2019.

September 2019 Update: £130 Million Investment

£133 million is to be invested in research towards new treatments for arthritis and cancer; including gene-based therapies for diseases including dementia and Parkinson’s Disease.

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Government to invest over £130 million in new tech to tackle cancer and debilitating illnesses. [Online]: Department of Health and Social Care / UK Research and Innovation / Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy / Baroness Blackwood / Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP / [and] Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, September 9th 2019.

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