Tagged NHS Digital


CQC given power to rate digital GP tools

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will be given the power to rate digital GP tools, the Department of Health has confirmed. The move is intended to give people clearer information about a range of different healthcare services in England. These include a range of services that offer medical advice and prescriptions from GPs online. The…


60% of NHS Trusts still use Windows XP

Despite warnings from the Government to the NHS about the vulnerabilities of old software, a freedom of information (FOI) request has revealed that over 60% of NHS Trusts are still using some form Windows XP. Digital Health Age issued a freedom of information request to 144 NHS Trusts asking how many endpoints within the Trusts…


The state of a digital NHS in 2017

2017 appeared to be the year where digital technology really came to the forefront in the healthcare sector. Whilst promises of a digital revolution have been circulating for a while now, this year projects in healthcare showed that digital technologies can make a real difference in how we approach healthcare. At the Health and Care…

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