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NHS showcases innovations

3D heart modelling to rapidly diagnose coronary disease and an advanced blood test which can cut the time it takes to rule-out a heart attack by 75% are among innovations being introduced by the NHS.

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens told a conference this week that more patients will benefit from new tests, procedures and treatments this year. These include a pre-eclampsia test for pregnant women, and a handheld gadget for cluster headache sufferers which uses low-levels of electric current to reduce pain. More....