Beyond the hospital walls: how digital will revolutionise cancer care
Dr Majid Kazmi, director of innovation for cancer and surgery and deputy medical director, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, outlines how digital promises to revolutionise cancer care.
Paperless by 2020 – not just a pipedream for North East London NHS Trust
With the aim of streamlining clinical workflows and becoming paperless by 2020, North East London NHS Trust is well down the path to digital maturity.
The difference digital has made to some of the most complex patients in Cheshire and Wirral
NHS Continuing Healthcare – a complex package of care funded solely by the NHS – is vital for many people living with complex health needs. Speedy assessment of applicability is naturally crucial. For Cheshire and Wirral CCGs, that used to be a challenge – and then they went digital. Karen Smith, service lead for NHS Continuing Healthcare and complex care, explains more.
Trust moves towards paperless immunisation process
Using software developed by NDL, Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust, are hoping to create online consent forms in a bid to reduce clinical risk.
MDSAS selects Docman Connect to deliver electronic medical correspondence
Medical software consultancy MDSAS has chosen Docman Connect to deliver medical correspondence for clinical practices in Stockport.
Advisory Series: Mobile and modern working
For the third of Digital Health’s advisory series, Claire Read reports on how mobile technology is being valuably used to improve care within hospital walls and to help non-clinical staff work more efficiently.
NHS hospitals won’t be paperless before 2027
A new report from market research firm Digital Health Intelligence concludes the government’s target for all NHS hospitals to become paperless will not be met before 2027.
4G network from EE helps County Durham And Darlington NHS Foundation Trust go paperless
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is using a 4G network from EE to make sure its community nurses can update records in real time; enabling them to see more patients while benefiting from a better work-life balance.
Enter the CCG: post Wachter, what can hospitals learn from primary care?
Now the Wachter Review is out, Dr John Lockley thinks there are lots of principles for IT implementation that hospitals could learn from the more digitised primary care.
NHS Digital’s plans for a digital NHS
The NHS is taking another run at digital transformation. At a national level, much of the “heavy lifting” is falling to NHS Digital. Ben Heather talks to three of the new organisation’s leaders about what coming for a digital NHS.