Digital services and new technology will play a key part in the future delivery of healthcare services, Welsh Government announced yesterday as part of its COVID-19 health and social care recovery plan.
Healthcare professionals in Wales can now see images of their patients – such as X-rays and MRI scans – at the click of a single button.
Previously doctors would have to move through several systems, or wait to receive a hard copy or a scan, if the images were taken in other locations. Now, all images are available for all patients, no matter where they are receiving care in Wales.
A digital summary of renal patient care is currently being developed for the Welsh Clinical Portal (WCP).
On the 1st April the NHS Wales Informatics Service becomes Digital Health and Care Wales, a new Special Health Authority.
The NDR webinar series continues as we explore the strategy and vision for social care data in Wales and showcase examples where joined up data is already being used to make a real difference.
NHS Wales Informatics Service has become the 100th organisation to sign the Step into Health Pledge scheme, which supports members of the armed forces community in seeking employment opportunities within the NHS.
Vaccine data collected on the Welsh Immunisation System (WIS) is now available to GPs via the Primary Care Information Portal (PCIT) and is updated four times a day.
All six NHS Wales pathology labs have had new IT hardware and upgraded software delivering system improvements, increased resilience and easier data management.
A Board Secretary with extensive experience in healthcare governance has been appointed to the new Special Health Authority - Digital Health and Care Wales.
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Helen Thomas has been named a Professor of Practice of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD).
A ground-breaking agreement was signed last night between two major NHS Wales universities and the NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS) is hailed as a milestone linking health technology and academia.
A system for creating and scheduling COVID-19 vaccination appointments has been developed by NHS Wales Informatics Service.
The Welsh Immunisation System (WIS), which is an in-house development, is supporting the roll out of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine (and others as they become available) across health boards.
NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS) has enabled GPs and GP practice staff in Wales access to an app that connects users with specialist healthcare professionals when advice about complex patient care is needed.
The national transformation of nursing documentation has won a Nursing Times 2020 Award. The prize was achieved in the category of ‘Technology and Data in Nursing’.
We are proud to win the ‘best place to work in IT’ award at the British Computing Society’s UK IT Industry Awards.
The NHS Wales Video Consulting Service is now available across Primary Care to include Dental, General Practice, Optometry and Pharmacy services.
A new website has been launched to showcase the national Value in Health programme in Wales.
In readiness for the opening of The Grange University Hospital in November 2020, hospitals in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board are the first in Wales to implement a new pharmacy system as part of a major plan to modernise pharmacy and prescribing.