7 September 2017 | 17:00 – 18:30
Personalised healthcare and insurance is becoming a reality. Just as high-speed broadband and smartphones have empowered consumers in retail and banking it is inconceivable the same won’t happen in healthcare. Given the so-called "golden triangle" of London, Oxford and Cambridge has the largest concentration of life-science brainpower of any leading economy, is the UK best placed to lead the healthcare revolution? With major players and start-up ventures creating apps to help people monitor everything from their wearables and smartphones, is the hospital of the future is in the home? Will increasing strains on NHS budgets lead to further competition and the end to the NHS as we know it?