NHS login is a single identity verification system for the health service to help make it easier for people to access their health information.
The NHS App that launched at the end of December is a prestige project on the road to NHS digitisation championed by first Jeremy Hunt and now by Matt Hancock. But it’s just lost two of its key leaders and faces serious technical challenges if it is to become the default digital gateway for patients. Digital Health editor Jon Hoeksma reports.
Andy Callow, who has also been head of technology delivery for NHS.UK, has left his position at NHS Digital and will start his new role in the Spring.
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Adam Lewis from NHS Digital also confirmed the NHS App will be rolled out nationwide on a region by region basis from December.
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Our latest industry round-up reveals that less than a quarter of GPs in the UK believe the NHS app will be delivered on time.
Juliet Bauer revealed that the NHS App will offer health triaging, appointment booking, repeat prescriptions and access to medical records upon launch.
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Sarah Wilkinson also praised health and social care secretary Matt Hancock during her keynote speech at the UK Health Show, saying he ‘gets standards’.
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Our latest mobile health and apps round up features news that a survey by Roche Products Ltd has revealed there is an appetite for the NHS App