Latest news

19 August 2019
Cancer care records available to view in the Welsh Clinical Portal

Health care professionals across Wales can now access cancer patient information through the Welsh Clinical Portal (WCP).

30 July 2019
The future is mobile for the Welsh Clinical Portal

Doctors at two health boards are trialling a new, mobile version of the Welsh Clinical Portal.

29 July 2019
Celebrating a digital workforce partnership

The work of the NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS) to develop a digital workforce in partnership with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) has been celebrated by the UK National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB). 

16 July 2019
Choose Pharmacy wins innovation award

The NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS) Choose Pharmacy team have won the innovation and technology category at the Antibiotic Guardians Awards. The ceremony, which took place in June 2019, celebrates the work of Healthcare professionals across the UK and abroad in tackling antimicrobial resistance.

11 July 2019
New guide promotes digital inclusion in health and care in Wales

Welsh Government, NHS Wales Informatics Service and the Wales Co-operative Centre are working together to improve digital inclusion in Wales with the publication of a new guide.

08 July 2019
New interface connects with decades of data

Clinicians in Wales can now connect with decades of their patients' cardiovascular treatment history through the Welsh Clinical Portal (WCP).  

06 July 2019
Swansea Bay pilots new WCP admission software

Swansea's Morriston Hospital is using new functionality in WCP to maintain accurate inpatient lists - tracking patients' admissions, transfers and discharges in real time.

05 July 2019
WPOCT heads to Powys and Velindre

The Welsh Point of Care Test (WPOCT) system has gone live in Powys Teaching Health Board a month after it was successfully implemented in Velindre NHS Trust.

30 June 2019
Three stars shine for the NWIS Service Desk

The NWIS Service Desk is proud to announce that we have been awarded a "three-star" Service Desk Certification by the Service Desk Institute - an international organisation for help-desk professionals and those working in the IT service and support industry. 

26 June 2019
NHS Wales agrees landmark deal with Microsoft

NHS Wales has signed a new enterprise deal with Microsoft that will strengthen defences against cyber-attacks and give over 100,000 NHS Wales staff access to Office 365.

18 June 2019
Making Critical Care Info Digital

Plans are underway to replace paper with a digital system at Wales’ critical care units.

20 May 2019
WHCIP set to launch

Our Information Services team is developing a portal that will be the single point of access for our health and care intelligence products and data. 

17 May 2019
Shining the spotlight on Commercial Services

Despite being nominated, our Commercial Services Team fell just short of winning a much coveted award at this year's upcoming Go Procurement Awards in Birmingham last month - recognising the best of public procurement projects in the UK.

15 May 2019
One digital x-ray and imaging system now national

All health boards and hospitals in Wales are now using one common system for digital x-rays, scans and images.

13 May 2019
Pharmacy sore throat pilot promotes appropriate antibiotic use

A pilot for an on-the-spot sore throat swab service promotes more efficient use of antibiotics among patients in parts of Wales, according to initial results.

09 May 2019
A network for smart ideas

A new Innovation Network developed by Life Sciences Hub and Welsh Government will bring together innovation champions, leads and practitioners across health and social care system in Wales.

01 May 2019
Added level of security

All staff in our Information Governance team have successfully passed their BCS Practitioner in Data Protection certification.

30 April 2019
Introducing our new website

This month we launched our new website with better functionality and features, improved content and design - making it easier to access on any device, such as smartphones and tablets.

28 April 2019
e-Library grows in popularity

In October 2018, Minister for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething, announced a substantial investment into the NHS Wales e-Library for Health service as part of Health Education Improvement Wales' inception. Since then, it has grown significantly and proven to be an increasingly valuable resource for NHS staff across Wales.

25 April 2019
CYPrIS comes to Swansea Bay UHB

Swansea Bay University Health Board is the latest health board to benefit from the new child health system, the Children and Young Persons Integrated System (known as CYPrIS).