Managing director of the app Simon Thompson said trials were ‘encouraging’ but did not provide figures on the number of people who had downloaded it.
Data from Consultant Connect has revealed the company saw usage of its products soared by as much as 380% during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Public Health Wales has confirmed a data breach which involved the personally identifiable data of Welsh residents who have tested positive for Covid-19.
NHS Highland is looking to deploy tech in care homes which aims to help reduce the spread of Covid-19 by deciding whether visitors and staff can enter.
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Under the plans digital immunity passports will be used to allow people who have tested negative for the virus to return to work and travel.
The Protect Scotland app is designed as an “extra tool” to support the manual contact-tracing already in place under NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect system.
The contact-tracing app offers QR code check-in capability, allows users to book a free test and has an isolation countdown timer.
Kettering General Hospital has gone live with a new real-time clinical system which aims to help better manage patient journeys through the hospital.
Speaking at London Tech Week on 8 September Matthew Gould said NHSX “did what it was set up to do” during the development of the contact-tracing app.
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