DXC Technology has been awarded a “major” contract by the Department of Health and Social Care for the new NHS Supply Chain.
Up to £4 million will be made available to innovators who can demonstrate how tech originally designed for space could be used to improve NHS treatment and care.
The report considers five local areas which have made “significant progress” towards digital change, and draws out lessons learned.
The £107 million seven-year contract will see Novosco provide a range of services to support the global digital exemplar’s eHospital programme and its EPR.
The Orbital Diagnostics team at St Andrews has won the Innovation Award at Scotland’s Life Sciences Awards for the development of a device – the Scattered Light Integrated Collector (SLIC) – which reduces the time taken to test bacteria for resistance.
The Human Factor: Driving Digital Solutions for 21st Century Health and Care report sets out nine recommendations including emphasis on user-centred design and creating an environment where sharing data is as vital as protecting it.
All NHS labs in Scotland will be linked through the National Pathology Exchange network following the approval of NHS Scotland Shared Services.
Surgeons Shahnawaz Rasheed and Marielle Nobbenhuis sat on opposite sides of the da Vinci Xi robotic console to perform a hysterectomy on 63-year-old Christine Lockton as well as removing part of her colon.
Carelink has migrated its managed cloud and infrastructure as a service customers to the Health and Social Care Network (HSCN), it what the firm has labelled ‘a significant milestone’.