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Babylon Health holds talks with “significant” number of NHS trusts

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: (Published 23 January 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m266
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

The digital provider Babylon Health is in talks with a “significant number” of hospital trusts in England as it seeks to expand its service in the NHS, the company has told The BMJ.

Babylon’s managing director for NHS services, Paul Bate, said that the company wanted to spearhead a “fundamental transformation” in the way people accessed healthcare. His comments came as Babylon announced a major 10 year partnership with Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, a large acute and community provider that also runs 10 general practices, to deliver joined-up digital care to the city’s population.

The service, which is expected to go live later this year, will allow patients …

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