Investment in digital ‘is a building block for world class GP services’ -

Investment in digital ‘is a building block for world class GP services’

Investment in digital ‘is a building block for world class GP services’. Investment in digital technology is one of the “building blocks” for providing a world class service to patients and clinicians, the Royal College of GPs has said. In launching its workforce roadmap, Fit for the Future, the college reiterated previous calls for increased[…]

First ‘digital’ baby born at West Cumberland Hospital -

First ‘digital’ baby born at West Cumberland Hospital

First ‘digital’ baby born at West Cumberland Hospital. The first baby born using entirely digital maternity notes in north Cumbria has been born at West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. The new digital system replaces the traditional paper based system with notes being held digitally for staff and linking to a phone app so women no[…]

Portsmouth becomes first area to fully roll out electronic prescription service -

Portsmouth becomes first area to fully roll out electronic prescription service

Portsmouth becomes first area to fully roll out electronic prescription service. Portsmouth has become the first area in the country to offer electronic prescriptions to all patients. NHS Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has piloted an update to the electronic prescription service (EPS), which allows prescriptions for all patients to be sent digitally. Previously it[…]