Announcing the countries that will be on the UK’s ‘green’ travel list the transport secretary said the app would be used as a Covid-19 passport from 17 May.
Grant Shapps confirmed the app will be used a Covid-19 passport to prove vaccination status, or negative test, before going on holiday.
Figures have revealed that NHS digital services have experienced surge in usage throughout 2020 as people looked to access healthcare remotely.
Patients Know Best has become the first personal health record to be fully integrated into the NHS App, giving patients direct access via the app.
This month’s mobile apps news round-up features news that the majority of UK people believe their contact-tracing data will be used for other purposes.
The integration with the NHS App enables patients to quickly access online consultations as well as allowing their doctor to undertake initial triage.
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Sarah Wilkinson has said some healthcare technology which has been rolled out at scale in response to the Covid-19 outbreak is “here to stay”.
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Patients across England are now able to choose a pharmacy to have their repeat prescriptions sent to directly, via the NHS App.
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%.