The former GlaxoSmithKline security chief was appointed as chief information security officer in September 2018 and started on 1 October.
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NHS Digital said the latest figures shows a growing demand in digital services across the sector, with the platform handling 3,500 messages a second.
It has been busy year at Digital Health News, here is the top 10 most read stories that got everyone reading and commenting in 2018.
As Digital Health continues its round up of 2018, we hit the second half of the year. Claire Read looks back on the balmy summer in which Jeremy Hunt bid farewell to the health brief; charts Matt Hancock’s technology focus; and records the swelling of various exemplar ranks.
It’s been another bumper year for health IT, here is part one of our news review of all things in the world of digital health.
Launched in 2005, the service allows patients or clinicians to book appointments in hospital or other care settings online.
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NHS Digital tasked 135 maternity providers in England with completing a self-assessment of their digital progress, including their adoption of electronic health records, data-sharing and offering service users access to online services.
NICE has created a set of standards to help developers and investors understand what evidence is required to introduce their product into the NHS.
The new system allows data gathered by NHS-commissioned voluntary and community services in Bradford to flow into NHS Digital’s Mental Health Services Data Set.
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Eight GP practices will trial the latest stage of NHS Digital’s electronic prescription service programme before the end of 2018.