Former Accenture MD appointed as NHS Resolution’s first CIO -

Former Accenture MD appointed as NHS Resolution’s first CIO

Former Accenture MD appointed as NHS Resolution’s first CIO. A not-for-profit part of the NHS which provides expertise to the health service to help resolve disputes fairly has appointed its first CIO. Niamh McKenna joins NHS Resolution from Accenture where she was managing director for health in the UK. She will start in her new[…]

Reassurance on privacy of contact-tracing app remains ‘crucial’ -

Reassurance on privacy of contact-tracing app remains ‘crucial’

Reassurance on privacy of contact-tracing app remains ‘crucial’. Reassuring people about data protection and their privacy in relation to the NHS contact-tracing app remains “crucial”, an MP has said. Harriet Harman, chair of parliament’s joint human rights committee, has written to health secretary Matt Hancock requesting further clarification on how data will be collected and[…]

Cyber security framework launched to bolster trusts’ safety -

Cyber security framework launched to bolster trusts’ safety

Cyber security framework launched to bolster trusts’ safety. A free-to-access cyber security framework has been launched to help the NHS manage risks. The Cyber Security Services Framework provides access to 25 suppliers specialising in managing cyber risks, recovering from attacks, cyber consultancy and security personnel. The £250m framework is set to run until May 2022[…]

Greater Manchester launches care homes Covid-19 tracker -

Greater Manchester launches care homes Covid-19 tracker

Greater Manchester launches care homes Covid-19 tracker. A digital tool has been developed in Greater Manchester which helps care homes to track Covid-19 and coordinate care with GP practices, social care and hospitals. Developed with tech company Safe Steps, the platform allows care homes staff to input information about a residents’ Covid-19 related symptoms into[…]

Covid-19 - NHS contact-tracing app launched in Isle of Wight -

Covid-19: NHS contact-tracing app launched in Isle of Wight

Covid-19: NHS contact-tracing app launched in Isle of Wight. A trial of the NHS contact-tracing app has been launched on the Isle of Wight, with a further roll-out of the tool expected in the coming weeks. The app, which has already been trialled at an RAF base, will form part of the next phase of[…]

NHSX publishes AI buyers guide to ensure safety and efficiency for Covid-19 -

NHSX publishes AI buyers guide to ensure safety and efficiency for Covid-19

NHSX publishes AI buyers guide to ensure safety and efficiency. NHSX has published a buyers checklist to aid trusts and healthcare providers in the procurement of artificial intelligence solutions. The Buyer’s Checklist for AI in Health and Care is designed for procurement teams, chief finance officers, service transformation and commissioning leads, data scientists and analysts,[…]

Technology How social care can emerge from the Covid-19 crisis -

Technology: How social care can emerge from the Covid-19 crisis

Technology: How social care can emerge from the Covid-19 crisis. Tested to the limits by the current pandemic, social care has been under the spotlight as never before. When the sector emerges from the battle with Covid-19, Jonathan Papworth, co-founder and director of Person Centred Software, sees an opportunity to build a new technology-enabled delivery model that[…]

Clinical teams at two London hospitals using new Covid-19 software -

Clinical teams at two London hospitals using new Covid-19 software

Clinical teams at two London hospitals using new Covid-19 software. A new piece of software is helping clinical teams at Northwick Park and Ealing Hospitals monitor and track the progress of Covid-19 patients in intensive care. Path point ICU is based on digitising various patient pathways without being speciality-specific. It allows large numbers of patients to[…]

Health and Social Care Law – E-Learning Courses – CPD Accredited

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Healthcare Courses and Training – E-Learning Courses – CPDUK Accredited

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Mandatory and Statutory Training – E-Learning Courses – CPD Accredited

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Health Foundation to explore impact of data analytics and technology -

Health Foundation to explore impact of data analytics and technology

Health Foundation to explore the impact of data analytics and technology. The Health Foundation will begin exploring the impact of data analytics and technology on health and care in the UK. The independent charity has launched its Data Analytics for Better Health strategy, which aims to tackle real-world problems that affect people’s health and develop[…]

Full power of innovative technologies ‘will not be achieved’ in no-deal Brexit -

Full power of innovative technologies ‘will not be achieved’ in no-deal Brexit

Full power of innovative technologies ‘will not be achieved’ in no-deal Brexit.  The full power of innovative digital technologies “will not be achieved” if the UK crashes out of the European Union without a deal, TechUK has warned. It comes amid concerns there may be delays in sharing health data between the UK and the[…]

First of its kind community Diabetes Village opens for patients -

First of its kind community Diabetes Village opens for patients

First of its kind community Diabetes Village opens for patients. People registered with a Leicester GP practice and either living with type 2 diabetes or at risk of developing diabetes will soon be able to access a wide portfolio of support services all under one roof. A new diabetes village opened its doors at the[…]

Reasonable adjustment flags to be integrated with patient record systems.

Reasonable adjustment flags to be integrated with patient record systems

Reasonable adjustment flags to be integrated with patient record systems. NHS Digital is trialling the reasonable adjustment flag on patient records that alerts health and care staff if a patient has a learning disability and has specific requirements for care services. The reasonable adjustment flag is a national record that indicates whether adjustments are required for a[…]

Social media effecting young peoples’ mental health - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Social media effecting young peoples’ mental health

Social media effecting young peoples’ mental health. Matt Hancock delivered a speech at the Bright Blue and Barnado’s conference last month titled ‘Left to their own devices?’ He spoke about the impact social media has on the mental health of the youth and about the topics discussed when the largest social media companies came together[…]

Knowledge of 5G potential needs to be embedded into NHSX, report finds

Knowledge of 5G potential needs to be embedded into NHSX, report finds

Knowledge of 5G potential needs to be embedded into NHSX, report finds. Knowledge and experience on the potential of 5G needs to be embedded into NHSX in order for the benefits of the technology to be realised, a new report has found. But the potential for 5G to transform online consultations and remote care may[…]