Matthew Gould leaves NHS England and Improvement
The former CEO of NHSX, Matthew Gould, left NHS England and Improvement at the end of April 2022, Digital Health News has learned.
NHS Covid-19 app engineer talks updates, the ‘pingdemic’ and data
The NHS Covid-19 app is set to be updated from August 16 to allow double jabbed people to add their vaccination status to skip isolation.
NHS Covid-19 app updated to reduce number of ‘pings’
The NHS Covid-19 app currently sends isolation notices to close contacts of people five days prior a positive test, but this will be reduced to two days.
Government reveals NHS Covid-19 app self-isolation changes
The government has announced the sectors where workers may qualify for an exemption to self-isolation rules if they are pinged by the NHS Covid-19 app.
NHS Covid-19 app to be updated to cut isolation alerts
Transport secretary Grant Shapps has said the NHS Covid-19 app may need to be updated in line with coronavirus restrictions easing on July 19.
Developer of NHS Covid-19 app awarded £10m contract extension
The newly published procurement contract for the NHS Covid-19 app is valued at £10.26m and covers a period of six months from March to September.
NHS App to be used as Covid-19 passport from May 17
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.
NHS App to be used as Covid-19 passport, transport secretary confirms
Grant Shapps confirmed the app will be used a Covid-19 passport to prove vaccination status, or negative test, before going on holiday.
NHS Covid-19 app to share user’s venue check-in data
The update to the NHS Covid-19 app is due to be rolled out before venues including non-essential shops, gyms and outdoor hospitality open on 12 April.
NHS Covid-19 app ‘important pillar’ in easing lockdown restrictions
A developer of the NHS Covid-19 app has said it is a “highly effective” tool to help control the spread of the virus as the UK exits lockdown.