The platform connects the Government and other national organisations responsible for coordinating the UK’s response to “secure, reliable and timely data”.
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NHS England has confirmed the successful bidders of further lots in a confidential 48-hour tender for the immediate provision of online GP services.
The smartphone-based passports will contain a basic set of credentials that will allow staff to be quickly deployed to different NHS sites where required.
Suppliers have been told they will be working with a number of CCGs, but exact regions are yet to be confirmed, Digital Health News understands.
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This week saw a number of important developments concerning digital responses to coronavirus. Here’s a recap of our coverage on Digital Health News.
The roll-out of Microsoft Teams, the software giant’s workplace collaboration platform, is expected to play a prominent role in the NHS’s response to Covid-19.
The latest edition of the Plug-In examines the progress of the ‘digital milestones’ in NHS England’s Long Term Plan, and whether they remain on track.
In a letter to GPs last week NHS England urged Britain’s 7,000 GP surgeries to reduce face-to-face appoints for patients displaying symptoms of coronavirus.
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Patients whose medical information is of particular interest to international companies have already been identified, senior NHS officials claimed.