NHSE endorses new procurement route to source virtual ward systems
NHS England is making a dynamic purchasing system its approved procurement route for trusts buying virtual ward and remote monitoring equipment and systems.
Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells lead early CMDP accreditation cohort
Luscii has launched its Certified Medical Developer Program (CMDP) accreditation and leaders from Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells are among the first to try it.
Inhealthcare creates 20 new tech jobs to meet growing NHS demand
In order to meet rising demand for its remote patient monitoring services, Inhealthcare is creating 20 news roles, including tech-focused positions.
Government plans 500% expansion of virtual wards
The government is aiming to scale up virtual wards, with an ‘ambition’ to treat up to 50,000 people a month and expand them for falls and frail patients.
Solent NHS Trust trials virtual wards with Doccla tech
Virtual wards are being established by Solent NHS Trust using technology from Doccla, to help keep frail patients out of hospital.
NHS Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland go live with asthma virtual ward
Asthma patients under NHS Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland can access a virtual ward to help treat their condition at home after hospital discharge.
Baywater Healthcare treats over 7,000 patients with virtual ward service
More than 7,000 patients have benefited from Baywater Healthcare’s virtual ward service which is being used at three NHS trusts to free up bed capacity.
We need to work together and put patients’ needs first
Greg Martin calls for greater emphasis to be placed on collaboration and evaluation when it comes to digitised patient communication.
Industry news in brief
The latest roundup includes a new solution being deployed in Milton Keynes and Ethical Healthcare Consulting donating half of its profits to charities.
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland ICS introduces virtual wards
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland NHS is teaming up with Spirit Health to introduce virtual wards allowing people to manage their condition at home.