Members of Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Primary Commissioning Committee (PCC) have concerns regarding patient safety.
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Nursing staff are using an app to record care home residents’ vital signs and share them with clinicians at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.
The paid-for service has partnered up with mental health care app Dr. Julian to provide online mental health appointments for patients.
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Ortus-iHealth helps patients and their clinicians to connect through virtual appointments by computer or mobile phone, rather than face-to-face.
The new feature on the app enables friends, family members or other carers to oversee a person’s medication and order repeat prescriptions on their behalf.
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The Breastfeeding Friend service provides new parents with access to NHS-approved breastfeeding advice at any time of day or night.
A series of emails chronicling the legal spat between Babylon and the Care Quality Commission has been made public, revealing the firm threatened to sue the regulator for any damages arising from an inspection report.
Babylon Health is reported to have started recruiting GPs in Birmingham despite being currently blocked from expanding into the city.
From August, women registered with GP services in London will begin to receive text messages encouraging them to book screening appointments.
The service uses Spirit Digital’s CliniTouch Vie remote monitoring platform and is designed to keep heart failure patients out of hospital.