Daily Archives: July 18, 2019


Healthtech firms collaborate in social wellbeing bid

Patients Know Best (PKB) and HealthUnlocked have signed a partnership agreement in a bid to improve social wellbeing for patients. The partnership which will see HealthUnlocked’s eSocial Prescription capability integrated with PKB’s digital platform is set to make it easier for healthcare professionals to offer their patients more holistic, personalised care plans in the form…


App launches bookings for local pharmacy services

Health app Patient Access is extending its appointment booking feature beyond GP appointments to include services provided by community pharmacies. Pharmacy services that can be booked via the app include: in-pharmacy NHS services such as influenza vaccinations, smoking cessation support and Medicine Use Reviews (MURs) as well as paid-for private pharmacy services such as treatment…


NHS Trust awards ten-year contract for new clinical and admin system

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust has awarded a ten-year contract to deliver an integrated clinical and administrative system. The new system is based on System C’s Global Digital Exemplar blueprint and will replace the current Lorenzo PAS and several other clinical and departmental systems. It will remodel the digital support available to clinicians in a bid…


Digital care player provides bed management system to NHS Trust

Servelec, a provider of digital care software, has signed a contract with Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to provide its patient and bed management solution, Flow, to their 13 hospitals across the region. Currently, the Trust uses manual, labour-intensive processes to handle bed management across its wards. Flow, which is integrated directly into the Rio…


UTI patients able to access smartphone dip test on NHS pilot

Women who suspect they have a urinary tract infection will be able to access fast-track testing and treatment — without seeing a GP — as part of an NHS England pilot scheme being trialled in 38 ‘Pharmacy First’ branches across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Instead of waiting for a GP appointment, women will be offered a…

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