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Tech and Sports Injury Prevention

There have recently been a number of significant developments in sports injury prevention technologies as rights holders and athletes become increasingly mindful of the damaging effect that injuries can have on the financial and sporting success of leagues, clubs and individuals.  Much of the interest surrounding technology in sport relates…

mHealth Draft Privacy Code of Conduct Released

The Draft Code of Conduct on privacy for mHealth apps has been finalised and provides useful guidance for mHealth app developers. Earlier this month, the European Commission published its final “Draft Code of Conduct on privacy for mobile health applications” (the Code). The Code, once finalised, is intended as a…

NHS promotes e-consultations

In a recent report, the NHS has promised £45m to GPs to stimulate the uptake of electronic consultations, along with additional funding for a raft of other technology-driven improvements. In the recently released General Practice Forward View, the NHS discusses various measures that it intends to take (backed by a…