The money forms part of the new Digital Inclusion and Health programme, which will help staff and patients engage with technology and improve access to digital health services.
The National Assembly for Wales’ Public Accounts Committee published a report which looked into IT systems being used in NHS Wales.
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board is the first board in Wales to offer access to the Patients Know Best (PKB) portal, which gives patients instant access to their medical records.
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The Children and Young Persons Integrated System ensures every child in Wales has an active care record, meaning clinicians have access to more information.
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Microtest has bagged a significant contract win in Wales after its clinical IT system was selected for adoption by 111 GP surgeries.
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April’s industry news in brief features YouGov research which suggests UK adults are open to using new health technology. We also feature the news that Mictrotest has officially signed a contract with NHS Wales Informatics Service to be one of two suppliers for GP clinical IT systems in the country.
A widespread network failure at two data centres in Wales has now been resolved but there has been warnings that some areas may experience a “backlog”.
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As the New Year fast approaches, Digital Health News asked influential UK digital health leaders to give their predictions of what lies in store for the world of digital health and NHS IT in 2018.
The first Welsh NHS Hack Day will see more than 100 “geeks who love the NHS” come together this weekend in Cardiff.