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NHS 24 Covid-19 Chatbot collaboration wins Computing Digital Technology Leaders

Helping NHS 24 respond to millions of people worried about the Covid-19 outbreak has been a huge achievement for everyone involved with the chatbot called Ask Ave. Fake news and misinformation have be...

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Non-Executive Director's shortlisting reflects her 'enormous' contribution

Alison McKinna, a non-executive director for Cancer Central, Acivico Group, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the Collaborative Procurement Partnership LLP and Westbourne School Govern...

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Cancer Central reveal’s new identity

-A connected information experience- Social enterprise support Cancer Central has launched its new brand identity created by Design by Structure. Cancer Central was founded in 2018 by Avril Chester fo...

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Cancer Central launches dedicated playlists to ease isolation for people with cancer

An organisation which helps people affected by cancer find the support and information they need has launched a pre-Christmas #HereForYou campaign which aims to use music to ease increased isolation f...

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Chatbot provides new route for Scottish patients to access Covid-19 information and support

People across Scotland who need help and information about coronavirus can now get help using an online chatbot from NHS 24. The new chatbot has been developed by NHS 24 with thanks to six organisatio...

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Leading Cancer Charities share bold message to all this World Cancer Day

UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL Tuesday 4 February @ 00.01. FILM AVAILABLE AT https://youtu.be/xTj4MXIaoV4 (will be released Tuesday 4 February @ 08:30) POEM AVAILABLE TO READ IN NOTES TO EDITOR 17 UK CANCER ORGA...

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Supporting your loved one through cancer, live stream discussion

Tuesday 19th November 7-8pm, Cancer Central will host their second live stream event on a topic rarely discussed; supporting your loved one through cancer. Joined on the panel by - Siobhan O’Flynn, th...

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'Most of us have imposter syndrome' - Entrepreneur of the Year publishes book to support others

In addition to winning Women in IT Awards Entrepreneur of the year, and Digital Leader’s Health Innovation Award 2019, Avril Chester CEO of Cancer Central (www.cancercentral.org.uk) chartered her firs...

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Tech 4 Good initiative connects Cancer Virtual Assistant to NHS

Tech 4 Good initiative connects Cancer Virtual Assistant to NHS. ‘Ave’, Cancer Central’s virtual assistant has grown since her initial connection to the NHS back in the spring. As of today, you can no...