Philips will be responsible for ensuring radiology equipment across all of the trust’s hospital sites is well-maintained and replaced regularly.
A total of 47 acute hospital trusts and 2,479 GP practices have now switched, almost five weeks ahead of the deadline, NHS Digital has confirmed.
Improving outcomes for patients with sepsis is a major NHS priority. The condition, which annually costs the NHS an estimated £2.5 billion, claims at least 44,000 lives in the UK each year. Around 14,000 of these deaths are preventable.
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is using a 4G network from EE to make sure its community nurses can update records in real time; enabling them to see more patients while benefiting from a better work-life balance.
Two trusts in the North and Midlands of England have signed deals with Nervecentre to roll out electronic observations software, using grants from NHS England’s technology fund.
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is aiming to digitise all of its medical records in a contract with TNT worth up to £20m over ten years.