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NHS saves £130M using electronic prescriptions

NHS Digital has announced that its electronic prescription service (EPS) has helped the NHS save £130 million over three years. The service allows GP surgeries to send prescriptions directly to pharmacies to save patients time and money when they collect their medication. The EPS has been shown to have saved patients almost £75 million over…


Digital Health Age: Weekly News Roundup

Digital Health Age takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the course of the past week.   A Bright Future  A new landmark building has opened the Manchester Science Partnerships park, giving scientists and entrepreneurs access to a central hub for innovation. The Bright Building was opened by MSP’s…


NHS Digital approves gestational diabetes app

An app developed to help women with gestational diabetes manage their condition has been recommended for use on the NHS Digital Tools Library. GDm-Health, developed by Oxford University and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with Drayson Technologies, is a direct patient-to-clinician blood glucose monitoring and management system. It gives clinicians real-time patient…


Medical records app reaches 250,000 users

An app that lets people manage their health by giving them access to their personal health record has reached over 250,000 users. Evergreen Life is the first app to satisfy the assessment criteria on the NHS Apps Library that offers patient services across all three major GP systems in England. Digital technologies were strongly represented…

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