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NHS England has picked up the top award at the Digital Leaders 100 Awards 2015, which celebrated innovation and leadership in the digital world. The award for best health and social care product or service went to the Widening Digital Participation programme for their work, along with partners the Tinder Foundation, on improving the digital […]
Rapid advances in the use of technology and data will see the NHS improve patient care and help meet the predicted £22billion deficit in its budget. Tim Kelsey, NHS England’s National Director for Patients and Information, told the Digital Health and Care Congress at the King’s Fund today that “technology has a hugely important role […]
Health and social care leaders set out next steps to transform NHS services and improve health outcomes using technology and data
Health and social care leaders will today (17 June) unveil detailed plans to make technology work harder and faster for patients and increase transparency across more services. Building on the successes of the last 12 months which have seen 97% of GP practices offering patients the chance to book appointments, order repeat prescriptions and view […]
Health and social care providers across the country will benefit from £78 million this year to invest in technology and help them move from paper-based clinical records to integrated digital care records. £43 million of Integrated Digital Care funding will be used by NHS Trusts and Local Authorities to put in place electronic information systems […]
NHS England is supporting frontline staff and healthcare professionals to develop apps and other digital tools to become the centrepiece of an unprecedented initiative to harness the information revolution and make a real difference to patient care. National Director for Patients and Information Tim Kelsey will launch the NHS Code4Health programme today (Tuesday 3 March) […]
NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens, National Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh and National Director for Patients and Information Tim Kelsey are to give their views on the latest advances in health informatics and their potential to transform healthcare. They will be among a programme of national leaders including Director for Strategic Systems and Technology […]
The Department of Health has made a decision to withdraw central funding for NHSmail SMS and fax services for all organisations on 31 March 2015. However, NHS England has now formally agreed to support a replacement SMS service for primary care organisations that use the current NHSmail SMS service (including Clinical Commissioning Groups, GP practices, […]
Health and social care leaders set out plans to transform people’s health and improve services using technology
Radical new plans to improve health outcomes and the quality of patient care through digital technology and innovation have been unveiled by national health and social care organisations today. Established by the Department of Health and chaired by NHS England’s National Director for Patients and Information, Tim Kelsey, the National Information Board has set out […]
The Care.Data Programme closed in 2016 GP-led clinical commissioning groups in four areas of the country are to help develop the care.data programme as it moves into a ‘pathfinder stage’. The programme will be rolled out in participating GP surgeries in the CCG areas of Leeds North, West and South and East, Somerset, West Hampshire and […]
Professor Sir Bruce Keogh has outlined NHS England’s plans for further developing Technology Enabled Care Services (TECS). In a letter written to around 250 key stakeholders, NHS England’s National Medical Director calls on them to support the programme that takes the NHS into a new and exciting technological era that will help empower patients and […]