A new report presented to the House of Lords, written by researchers from Imperial College London, warns that there are weaknesses in NHS systems that compromise patient safety.
While it can currently be a bumpy ride for young people leaving England’s social care system, a new app developed by NGO Social Finance to give individuals more of a voice in decisions made about their future is currently being piloted by seven local authorities
The NHS board is using the Microsoft Azure platform to send patient data from their home directly to medical staff to cut down on emergency hospital visits
Winners of this year’s AXA health tech awards focused on solving two very different demographic-related issues: the physical health issues faced by older people and the mental health challenges experienced by teenagers.
NHS Trust talks up the benefits and cost savings of Robotic Process Automation across the health service
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust says savings it has started to see via automation can and should be replicated right across the Health Service
Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation NHS Trust says it’s reduced nursing agency overhead 13.5% through a new staff app
There was also an interesting guest post this week on the GDS blog about how NHS Digital is adapting the GOV.UK design system for the health service.
The NHS has undergone ‘tech transformations’ before, but Hancock is hoping that the use of common standards and interoperability will help drive the necessary change.
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust says temporary nursing staff really like being able to organise their work 24x7 from their smartphones
Matt Hancock backs ‘Automate the State’ proposal, published by low-tax pressure group with dubious funding links
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has been on a mission to overhaul technology across the NHS. However, by putting his name to the Taxpayers’ Alliance research, his credibility is undermined.
NHS Digital is working with IT suppliers to make child health information more easily accessible and further progress plans for a digital red book.
The Capacity Tracker tool aims to provide health and social care staff insight into the availability of care home vacancies, hopefully saving time and space.
NHSX is the new central digital unit for the National Health Service (NHS) and aims to mandate standards from the centre.
Nicola Blackwood gave a speech this week on the government’s digital strategy for the NHS, where she said we need to “move on” from the National Programme for IT.