The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman has written to the government calling for it to prioritise digital reporting capabilities across NHS imaging.
The newly published procurement contract for the NHS Covid-19 app is valued at £10.26m and covers a period of six months from March to September.
The secretary for state for health and social care, Matt Hancock, has been announced as a keynote speaker for Digital Health Rewired.
November’s movers and shakers features a new CIO at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole and a government commercial director joining the supervisory GS1 UK.
A high-level review of the digital responsibilities of different NHS agencies, led by NHS Digital’s new chair, is thought to have been postponed.
In a column for Digital Health News under an alias, David Boyd, provides some suggestions for the upcoming Wade-Gery review of NHS Digital and NHSX.
DHSC and the NHS have a “long way to go” to deal with the legacy of their track record of failed IT programmes”, a key government committee has said.
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From today the NHS Covid-19 App will be updated to increase the accuracy of close contact notifications sent out by the app.
The Health Foundation has raised concerns about the lack of published evidence from the NHS Covid-19 App’s pilots, which it says could risk public trust.