NHS England and NHS Improvement are asking all Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) to extend or introduce virtual wards in guidance published in April 2022.
The Health and Care Bill has become law and includes measures which are targeted at supporting data sharing between health and social care.
Sarah Boyd from Norfolk and Waveney Health and Social Care Partnership, explores how her ICS is using digital to improve patient inclusion and more.
Speaking at Digital Health’s Autumn Leadership Summit, Sonia Patel outlined the next steps of the What Good Looks Like framework for trust’s and ICSs.
Cornwall and Devon integrated care systems (ICSs) are in the process of developing a “strategic outline case” for a shared electronic patient record (EPR).
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Sajid Javid has been appointed as health secretary at a time when the use of data and technology in the NHS is at a pivotal moment.
New targets in NHS England’s priorities and operational guidance set out plans to build on capabilities delivered the pandemic for better population health.
The chair of Digital Health’s CCIO Network has said government plans to overhaul the NHS provide “real opportunity” for digital leaders to improve care.
The plans would see legislature introduced to ensure more joined-up, integrated care and reduced bureaucracy across the NHS in England.
NHS England and Improvement board papers have revealed it hopes digital and data will help drive system working as well as connecting health providers.