There has been an increase in the use of connected care technologies in UK healthcare in the last 12 months, according to a new report commissioned by Philips.
Electronic observations and mobile access projects are the big winners from the second round of NHS England’s Nursing Technology Fund, with 62 organisations splitting £35 million in funding.
NHS England has set up an independent advisory group to improve governance around the care.data programme.
The National Audit Office has named two trusts that “failed to record properly” the waiting times of more than half the patients examined following a spot check, leading to delays in treatment of up to a year.
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is using SNOMED Clinical Terms to record patients’ diagnoses and procedures.