UK: Four Councils partner to trial drones for medical emergency transport

The NHS could start delivering life-saving blood samples and chemotherapy kits using drones, under groundbreaking new proposals.

A partnership of four councils has launched a bid to carry out the first UK trials using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to transport vital medical equipment between hospitals and GP surgeries.

Taking to the skies to deliver the kits would dramatically transform the way emergency services operate – with it also hoped drones could be used at serious incidents involving police and fire services.

Source: Daily Mail
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