NHS Providers launches programme to support ICS digital transformation
NHS Providers is supporting Integrated Care Systems with their digital transformation ambitions with the launch of a new programme.
Harnessing digital to deliver system ambitions
NHS Provider’s Saffron Cordery, and NHS Confederation’s Matthew Taylor, explore how digital can help deliver ICS ambitions.
Industry news in brief
This Digital Health News industry round-up includes the findings of a study into ransomware and a video conferencing solution for collaboration.
Citizens do want their health data to be harnessed for innovation
While there is a lack of trust, Dr Layla McCay, argues that citizens are not opposed to having their data used for the purposes of innovation.
Extra funding needed to support digital mental health services, report finds
The £2.3 billion for mental health funding announced in the NHS Long Term Plan is no longer enough to sustain mental health services, a report has found.
Call for investment in digital innovation for mental health services
A Mental Health Network report found NHS England should develop a national vision for digital mental health and expand the GDE programme.
Active national support key to EPR success, says leading CCIO
Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust CCIO Mark Simpson says national support has been key to the success of his trust’s EPR implementation, and argues continuing backing from NHS Digital will be vital as the system evolves.
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Alliance formed to be voice of health sector as UK leaves EU
As the UK moves into negotiations with the EU, a new alliance has been formed to safeguard the interests of patients and the healthcare and research they rely on.
Storm clouds break over Manchester
The NHS Confederation’s annual conference was dominated by rain, financial storms, and a few IT bright spots. Lyn Whitfield reports.
Confed wants e-mental health strategy
The Department of Health and NHS England should create a national strategy for e-mental health and invest in a national programme to support this, says a report by NHS Confederation.