New Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock says his top three priorities are workforce, technology and illness prevention.
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Results from a consultation with nurses and midwives on what is needed for nursing to play its part in digital transformation have been published.
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As NHS celebrates its 70th birthday today, professor Daniel Ray, director of data at NHS Digital, reflects on the three major milestones in data and technology that have impacted the health service and how digital could transform it still further.
Jeremy Hunt promised the app in September 2017 and has hailed it as a ‘world-first’ as it puts patients in the driving seat.
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The programme will highlight how the trust is using the digital Wirral Care Record, to overcome the health and social care challenges being faced.
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Theresa May has announced the health service’s annual budget will increase by 3.4% annually by 2023, describing it as a “birthday present” as the NHS nears its 70th anniversary.
Ali Parsa sat down with Digital Health News at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) summit in London to talk about innovation within the NHS and how he believes innovators should not be afraid to “disrupt” the health tech market.
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Appointed in 2012, Hunt as been a high profile figure in the media for his role in changing the junior doctors contract though he has pushed for better improvements to technology within the NHS.
The ‘Data Sharing and Technology: Exploring the attitudes of people with asthma’ report, which was put together by Asthma UK revealed that of the 3000 people who took part in the survey, 83% felt comfortable to share their information for research purposes.
This month’s industry round-up features news that Thames Hospice has become the first hospice to choose Docman Connect to digitise its transfer of clinical correspondence and the news that Leeds-based LDD Group Limited has gone into administration.