Jeremy Hunt says computers could replace doctors

At the Expo conference in Manchester, Mr Hunt said: 'The changes in medical innovation are likely to transform humanity by as much in the next 25 years as the internet has in the last 25 years.'

Patients may one day be diagnosed by computers, not doctors, according to health secretary Jeremy Hunt.Mr Hunt said: 'So what might medicine look like when the NHS is 80 [in 2028]? Well, the first thing is we may well not be going to doctors for a diagnosis, we might be going to computers instead'.Artificial intelligence could help in diagnosing patients by analysing X-rays and samples to determine conditions such as cancer, according to NHS England bosses.In as little as a decade's time, pat...