Tagged NHS Digital


Digital transformation for a connected healthcare service

Steve Brain, executive director, health and care, Civica, writes about the current state of NHS organisations in terms of their digital maturity, and how they can build the right incremental plan in order to achieve NHSX’s digital transformation goals. The government’s new joint organisation for digital, data and technology, NHSX, has been created to give NHS…


NHS provider sees increase in use of online GP services

NHS provider Patient Access has seen an increase in patients using online GP services to book appointments and repeat medications at their local surgery. The platform has seen a 33% rise in registrations, from six million to eight million, since the re-launch of the NHS-Digital-approved app just over a year ago. Dr Sarah Jarvis MBE,…


How technology can help a GP’s work-life balance

Dr Sarwat Hassan, NHS doctor and partner of Chobham and West End, Surrey and Woking GP practices, explains how technology is helping her solve the stress of childcare issues this summer. As a GP and surgery partner, I am incredibly fortunate to have a job I love, but despite this, the summer holidays can be…


Mental health support organisation integrates with software firm

Big White Wall, the online mental health support organisation, now offers integration and reporting of therapy data online using patient data management software IAPTus. Big White Wall and IAPTus are working together in two ways; as a standalone platform for commissioning BWW as a single-point-of-access-service, submitting KPI data directly to NHS Digital or by allowing real time data to flow more freely between IAPT services and…


Balancing the human and technical in the healthcare industry

Sean Price, EMEA solutions director, public sector and healthcare, Qlik discusses the importance of the human factor when it comes to optimising healthcare systems. Picture this – it’s a busy Christmas in 2009 and at a local hospital, pressure is building on staff with the volume of patients and ambulances stacking up. Fast forward 10…

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