A month on from the introduction of NHS WiFi at Crystal Peaks Medical Centre, Dr Kirsty Gillgrass reports related improvements for staff and patients alike.
In the first of a new column written exclusively for Digital Health, Dr Masood Nazir – clinical lead for NHS England’s primary care digital transformation programme, and CCIO at a large CCG – considers the potential of digital to improve experience for GPs and patients alike.
Last week saw the biggest and most successful Summer Schools yet, with 400 NHS IT leaders gathered at Birmingham University to accelerate NHS digitisation.
All GP practices in north west London have signed up to provide a suite of online services to their patients, allow registered patients to book and cancel appointments, order repeat prescriptions and view their GP records.
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A series of podcasts which explore innovations that can help ease pressures in primary care has been launched by the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (AHSN).
The entire NHS estate will soon be able to access free internet as part of NHS Digital’s Wifi Programme. It aims to get all GP Practices set up by 2017.
The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council’s adult social care services have gone live with SystmOne’s social care module and will soon link up with GP patient data.
NHS England has revealed the second wave of primary care pilots set to receive a share of a £100 million investment through the Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund.
Kemi Adenubi is stepping down as the HSCIC’s head of primary care IT to lead work on a replacement for the Secondary Uses Service, EHI News can exclusively reveal.
Emis Group has reported a 30% increase in annual revenue for 2014, saying its performance was buoyed by growth in the community health sector and major deals in secondary and specialist care.