Digital health and care plan reveals £2bn will be allocated to digitise sector
The digital health and social care plan has been published and reveals that £2bn has been allocated to help bring the health system into the 21st century.
NHS Digital’s Prof Jonathan Benger awarded CBE for ‘services to the NHS’
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’.
Juliet Bauer confirms NHS.uk to become gateway to GP records by September
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.
NHS 111 Online trial launched in Suffolk
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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Patients to get access to GP records via NHS.uk in September 2017
NHS Digital’s board papers say that patients will be able to view their own GP records through NHS.uk in September this year.
Babylon Health app will be among first on NHS “digital tool” library
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 working with internet giants to promote digital tools
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 will use location and browser history to personalise health advice
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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‘Is the NHS going to be Ubered?’ – DH digital head
The government is hoping to bring digitally disruptive services in-house through its revamped NHS.uk website.
Expo 2016: What you need to know
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.