NHS Digital’s Professor Jonathan Benger has been awarded a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the New Year’s Honours List for ‘services to the NHS’.
From September the newly revamped NHS Choices will become NHS.uk and the gateway to order repeat prescriptions, book appointments, register for a GP and find a pharmacy.
An online version of the NHS non-emergency 111 helpline has been launched in Suffolk, as one of four trials across England.
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NHS Digital’s board papers say that patients will be able to view their own GP records through NHS.uk in September this year.
Five apps will help launch NHS’s new digital tool library, including the private video consultation on-demand service Babylon Health.
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NHS England is working with Google, Bing and Apple to promote and increase the visibility of NHS.uk, NHS Choices and the much anticipated NHS App Library.
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NHS.uk, the latest attempt to give patients online access to health records and services, will make use of device data from browsing history to your location.
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The government is hoping to bring digitally disruptive services in-house through its revamped NHS.uk website.
The 2016 Health and Social Care Innovation Expo wasn’t short on new policies, big reveals, and fancy tech. Ben Heather examines what we learned at the big event and what questions remain.
The NHS Alpha project is moving into ‘beta’ phase this month and plans to have moved a significant portion of NHS Choices pages to an interactive NHS.uk service within a year.