As digital services in the NHS are becoming increasingly popular, it’s vital they are user friendly, Donnelly told a conference at The King’s Fund.
Computer science, engineering and medicine need to work together to develop the best technology to prevent heard disease, the British Heart Foundation says.
Action for Children has introduced Mind of My Own’s apps as a way for children to digitally share worries and concerns in confidence.
Situations where patients pick their medication “off the shelf” is dangerous but relying on GPs to OK the prescription is “inappropriate”, the BMA said.
Using a blueprint from GDE Salford Royal Foundation NHS Trust the trust has now embedded the electronic screening into patient care.
The platform which is powered by InterSystems’ HealthShare platform, is an NHS service, hosted by The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.
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The Social Market Foundation report found access to improved health outcomes should not be limited by a person’s ability to pay for innovative technology.
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