Seven integrated care systems have partnered with ORCHA to provide access to quality-assessed digital tools in the south west.
A lack of safe digital prescribing tools could lead to fatal medication errors “linked to poor design of electronic health records”, a new report found.
An ORCHA poll has delved deeper into patients’ use of healthcare apps and tech, confirming that Brits are willing to go digital to support the NHS.
The £2.3 billion for mental health funding announced in the NHS Long Term Plan is no longer enough to sustain mental health services, a report has found.
The Royal College of Physicians found a low uptake in digital solutions in outpatient appointments, despite 70% of GPs agreeing video should be used.
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77% of GPs surveyed said they had not received any training on delivering ‘digital-first’ care to patients, such as the correct use of webcams.
NHS England committed to ensuring digital services replaced clunky paper notes when the Long Term Plan was published in January.
The toolkit could prevent up to 2,500 emergency admissions a year using digital services, saving up to £10 million according to NHS England.
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Cambridge University Hospitals and Royal Berkshire have implemented a digital sepsis blueprint released in Febriary as part of the GDE programme.