The NHS App is a critical tool in tackling the elective care backlog
Jackie France of Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust argues that the NHS App is the key to reducing the elective care backlog.
Health Education England CEO discusses digital workforce issues
A session at Healthcare Excellence Through Technology (HETT) show was focused on ‘using digital to tackle the workforce crisis and alleviate the backlog’.
Accurx patient SMS messaging reduces waiting list in Leicester
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust’s (UHL) use of Accurx’s patient messaging has seen its waiting list shrink by 10%.
Pathology and technology; developing together
Richard Craven considers some of the big developments in pathology and how technology will help laboratories to confront current challenges.
NHS staff praised for using innovation to help eliminate long waiting lists
Staff were praised for using innovation to help eliminate long waits for scans, checks, surgical procedures and other routine treatment.
NHS wants more undergrads and young people to pursue careers in digital and data
This year’s NHS ConfedExpo included a panel session called ‘Voices of the digital profession’, which focused on the importance of digital and data roles.
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Mid and South Essex partner up with eConsult to help reduce waiting lists
eConsult has partnered with Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust to deliver a patient management system that will reduce the waiting list backlog.
NHS online platform to tackle elective surgery backlog is launched
The NHS have today launched a new online platform, My Planned Care, as a measure to tackle the elective surgery backlog caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Why NHS tech innovation can help to solve the backlog
Jacob West from Microsoft UK discusses why NHS tech innovation which was sparked by the pandemic has to continue in order to solve the backlog.
Sunak confirms £2.1bn for NHS technology for more ‘connected’ hospitals
Announcing the 2021 budget in the House of Commons today (October 27) Sunak said it was about “levelling up” the economy for an “age of optimism”.