The Consultant Connect app has been deployed across NHS Wales to help mitigate the Covid-19 outbreak, as well as supporting primary care in the long term.
It includes GP appointments; emergency department capacity; calls to NHS 111; statistics for positive tests; the number of beds; and beds with ventilators.
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Healthcare professionals in Wales can now access digital patient information across all health board organisational boundaries, NWIS has announced.
The go live means clinicians in all Welsh hospitals can now view both radiology and pathology test results from across Wales all in one place.
Automation software used by Morriston Hospital in Swansea has cut the time it takes to deliver prescriptions to patients with complex medical conditions by two-thirds.
Microtest had been contracted to deliver its clinical systems to Welsh GPs after being awarded onto Wales’s primary care IT framework in 2018.
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Alongside £50m in new funding, the reformed NHS Wales will appoint a CDO who will help define national standard for Wales’s digital health services.
GPs, consultants, nurses, therapists, paramedics and support staff, will all be able to communicate and securely share information easily within the NHS
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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.