Dr Marcus Baw argues that 2022 has shown once again that the answer to NHS technology is definitely not to have another cycle of wasteful re-organisation.
An annual tradition, this year’s Joe McDonald Christmas column looks at Christmas past, present and future regarding NHS pressures, IT and digital health.
Announcing the 2021 budget in the House of Commons today (October 27) Sunak said it was about “levelling up” the economy for an “age of optimism”.
The funding forms part of a wider £5.9bn to help clear the record high backlog of patient’s waiting for treatment, as well as buying new NHS IT.
After leaving the NHS in December, Professor Joe McDonald still has the health service on his mind as he looks to implement his own tech vision.
Our next 60 second profile volunteer is Philippa Fox – find out what advice she has for IT leaders and who she would like to play her in a film.
The secretary for state for health and social care, Matt Hancock, has been announced as a keynote speaker for Digital Health Rewired.
The Covid-19 crisis has changed views about digital at all levels of healthcare organisations, according to the results of the 2020 Leadership Survey.
Kinnear said the picture at the centre was already confused with multiple organisations, with the addition of NHSX muddling this further.