Episode 38. With developments in AI advancing rapidly, what will it take to realise the benefits in health care?
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Our podcast series looks at the most important issues affecting the future of health and care for people in the UK.
In each episode our chief executive Dr Jennifer Dixon interviews the leading minds in health and health care, and high-profile guests from politics and beyond, to get their views on the most topical issues and their implications for our health.
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