NHS Hack Day returns to Cardiff May 20-21 after three-year absence
NHS Hack Day, an event dedicated to “geeks who love the NHS”, is returning this weekend in Cardiff, following a three-year absence.
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland ICS introduces virtual wards
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland NHS is teaming up with Spirit Health to introduce virtual wards allowing people to manage their condition at home.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital trials AI skin cancer diagnostic tool
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital is trialling a new AI-powered tool to help speed up skin cancer diagnosis so prompt treatment can be organised.
NICE expected to approve changes to health tech evaluation
NICE is expecting to approve a raft of changes on how it evaluates health tech that will see it evolve to match the technological advances in the sector.
Royal Berkshire extends avatar-led interactive programme following pilot
Royal Berkshire has expanded the roll out of an avatar-led interactive programme for people with chronic kidney disease following a successful pilot.
Covid-19: NHS to trial digital passports to free up staff movement
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.
Trust warns of ‘significant risk’ to patients over EPR delays
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust says it cannot go ahead with the planned EPR as it is still awaiting approval from NHSI and its ICS.
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NHS England re-opens HSSF to LHCR and population health suppliers
The update to the framework, published in October, includes a separate lot for suppliers of technologies that fall within a new set of digital services.
Cheshire CCGs receive approval to merge in April 2020
NHS Eastern Cheshire, NHS South Cheshire, NHS Vale Royal and NHS West Cheshire will become the first CCGs in Cheshire and Merseyside to merge.
Early adopters ‘should be celebrated as much as innovators’
Hugh McCaughey, national director of improvement, argued there needed to be more incentives and recognition for early adopters.