Sector reacts to government’s digital health and care plan
We have pulled together some of the best reaction from the healthcare IT sector to the digital health and care have plan which you can find below.
Digital services ‘no substitute’ for GPs but will aid patient access
David Maguire, an analyst for the King’s Fund, said successful digital solutions should be designed to cater for a majority of patients.
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Tara Donnelly calls for digital health solutions to be accessible for all
As digital services in the NHS are becoming increasingly popular, it’s vital they are user friendly, Donnelly told a conference at The King’s Fund.
King’s Fund congress majors on culture, partnerships and patient tools
Digital Health News attended the King’s Fund Digital Health and Care Congress in central London last week to hear about the barriers to transformation.
Tech companies join forces to integrate health and social care
Tunstall Healthcare and InHealthcare have joined forces to roll out a series of services that aim to integrate health and social care.
Child Protection Information Sharing delays roll-out deadline
The CP-IS has extended its target date for delivery by more than a year after facing difficulties with funding and technical issues.
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£300 million needed for London NHS digital investment – STPs
The five London ‘STP footprints’ want at least £300 million to digitally transform health and social care. But NHS national leaders are sceptical.
Plan needed amid ‘confusing’ funding for a digital NHS
The government’s plan to digitally transform the NHS is at risk of losing credibility as plans and funding remain “confusing”, The King’s Fund has warned.
King’s Fund calls for better staff data
The King’s Fund has called for better data to support more sophisticated NHS workforce planning amd to deliver on strategic objectives, such as the ‘Five Year Forward View’.