NHS Digital’s Professor Jonathan Benger has been awarded a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the New Year’s Honours List for ‘services to the NHS’.
Figures have revealed that NHS digital services have experienced surge in usage throughout 2020 as people looked to access healthcare remotely.
Advanced has helped clinicians in self isolation to continue to take NHS 111 calls after it extended its patient management system, Adastra.
Since being made available across the entire NHS to support remote working during the Covid-19 outbreak use of Teams has surged by more than 800%.
Daily texts will be sent by the NHS to new patients who register their Covid-19 symptoms and contact details with the NHS 111 online service.
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This week saw a number of important developments concerning digital responses to coronavirus. Here’s a recap of our coverage on Digital Health News.
People will be able to provide a note to their employer without having face-to-face contact with GP services, reducing the risk of the virus spreading.