Radical plans to transform NHS drawn up at drug firms and No 10 roundtable

Exclusive: ideas include reducing trial safeguards and allowing startups to harvest patient data

A list of radical ideas for transforming the NHS, including lifting safeguards blocking startups’ access to patient data, and nurses being incentivised to help speed trials, was privately drawn up by drug and healthcare companies in talks with senior No 10 advisers.

The proposals, which can be revealed after a freedom of information request, emerged in private roundtables convened by a taskforce appointed by Boris Johnson to generate ideas for cutting supposed red tape after Brexit.

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