Staff lose more than 26,000 hours to IT issues, CQC reveals -

Staff lose more than 26,000 hours to IT issues, CQC reveals

Staff lose more than 26,000 hours to IT issues, CQC reveals. The Care Quality Commission has lost more than 26,000 hours of staff time due to IT issues in the last year, board papers have revealed. It’s estimated the loss of staff time has cost the watchdog £679,399. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) revealed in[…]

Government pledges £26m to upgrade digital prescribing systems -

Government pledges £26m to upgrade digital prescribing systems

Government pledges £26m to upgrade digital prescribing systems. Twenty-five trusts across the country are set to receive a share of £26million to upgrade digital prescribing systems, the government has announced. The funding will also be used to better connect patient history and replace outdated paper systems, with the ultimate aim of reducing errors and improving[…]

Hearing and sight loss patients trained to use digital health tools -

Hearing and sight loss patients trained to use digital health tools

Hearing and sight loss patients trained to use digital health tools. People with hearing and sight loss in West Yorkshire and Harrogate are to be trained to use digital health tools to make visiting the GP easier. The project is being run by mHabitat and was designed to find out more about the challenges faced[…]