A contract to upgrade mobile communication devices in all 11 NHS ambulance trusts across England has been awarded to Telent.
Ambulance crews across England are to have access to tens of thousands of iPads in order to give patients the right care faster.
Shared Records 1
A live data feed from East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust has been added which means staff have instant updates of ambulance crews arriving.
Non-executive director at NHS Improvement, Lord Carter’s review argues that ‘technology is not adopted rapidly’ across the ambulance service.
Clinical Software 2
The GoodSAM App’s new feature called ‘Instant on the Scene’ sends a link to the 999 caller’s mobile phone, which opens live streaming video to give medics the chance to assess how seriously ill a patient is before setting off.
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South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has selected Docman Connect to help streamline its transfer of electronic clinical correspondence to GPs.
South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust and North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust have been formally confirmed as global digital exemplars (GDEs) by NHS England.
North East Ambulance Service NHS Trust has been selected to be one of four ambulance services to become a Global Digital Exemplar.
The emergency services could be unable to communicate with each other for six months in 2020, a Public Accounts Committee inquiry has warned.
As an investigation into five-hour outage, during which a patient died, continues the service says its computer aided dispatch system is at ongoing risk of failure.