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16/05/2022
SAIL winners at Swansea University's Research and Innovation Awards

The Information Services team at Digital Health and Care Wales were able to share with the Swansea University SAIL team in its recognition for its outstanding contribution to research and innovation.  

12/05/2022
New Executive Directors join DHCW Board

Digital Health and Care Wales is pleased to welcome two new executive directors to the Board this month.

09/05/2022
Annual General Meeting - July 28th 2022

Digital Health and Care Wales will be hosting its first virtual Annual General Meeting on Thursday 28th July 2022.

05/05/2022
Hywel Dda Occupational Therapy takes up to 8 months off audit time thanks to digital innovation

The Occupational Therapy department at Hywel Dda University Health Board has reduced its annual clinical documentation audit completion time from 6 - 9 months to just 1 thanks to a new digitally automated workflow. 

26/04/2022
Microsoft event offers digital innovation support to emergency department staff

NHS Wales emergency department (ED) staff are invited to join the NHS Wales Microsoft 365 Centre of Excellence for its fourth hackathon event on Wednesday 25 May 2022. 

22/04/2022
Celebrating One Year of Wales' digital nursing system, the Welsh Nursing Care Record

It has been just over a year since the Welsh Nursing Care Record (WNCR) first rolled out in Swansea Bay Health Board in Spring 2021.

19/04/2022
NHS Wales launches dedicated Microsoft innovation hub for staff

The NHS Wales Microsoft 365 Centre of Excellence has been launched to drive creative digital innovation across NHS Wales and support staff using Microsoft 365 (M365) software.

14/04/2022
Microsoft 365 tools transform ways of working for over 100,000 NHS Wales staff

The use of tools including Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, Forms and Planner is now widespread, boosting productivity and supporting the NHS Wales workforce to continue to deliver critical services across Wales.

12/04/2022
Podcast: Clinical Informaticists - the bridges between clinical and IT

In our latest Digital Healthcare Wales podcast, we learn how clinical informaticists bring the worlds of clinical and IT together.

08/04/2022
NHS Wales e-Library seeks volunteers for BMJ evaluation

Do you work in acute care? The NHS Wales e-library needs your input for an evaluation of BMJ Best Practice Comorbidities.

 

01/04/2022
Celebrating one year of Digital Health and Care Wales

Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW) officially launched one year ago today, becoming NHS Wales’ organisation for digital, data and technology. 

 

31/03/2022
Welsh Immunisation System reaches 7 million vaccination milestone

Over seven million vaccinations have now been administered in Wales with the support of the Welsh Immunisation System (WIS).

 

29/03/2022
Digital Nursing events showcase collaboration across NHS Wales

Digital Health and Care Wales have hosted four successful digital nursing engagement events telling the story of the Welsh Nursing Care Record (WNCR).

23/03/2022
DHCW Service Desk takes third at SDI Awards

Service Desk: DHCW has reached 3rd place in the globally-recognised SDI Awards held 22nd March 2022, in Birmingham.

 

18/03/2022
NHS Wales App engagement sessions invite collaboration across organisations

Digital Services for Patients and Public (DSPP) is running monthly update sessions to inform and engage stakeholders.

17/03/2022
Broadband upgrade celebrated at rural practice

The upgrade of GP Practices’ broadband in North Wales, managed by Digital Health and Care Wales, has been celebrated with a visit to a remote practice by Secretary of State for Wales, Simon Hart.

 

17/03/2022
Nursing goes digital in North Wales

The Welsh Nursing Care Record (WNCR) has launched in Wales’ largest health board, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB).  The digital system is transforming the way nurses record, store and access patient information.

 

15/03/2022
Welsh Immunisation System wins national digital impact award

The digital system behind the COVID-19 vaccination roll out in Wales, the Welsh Immunisation System (WIS), has been presented with the People’s Choice Award for its impact during the pandemic at a ceremony in London.

08/03/2022
Blog: International Women's Day at DHCW

This week, Digital Health and Care Wales is celebrating International Women’s Day, a globally recognised event to commemorate the cultural, political and socioeconomic achievements of women across the world.

 

17/02/2022
Welsh Immunisation System finalist in Impact Awards

Digital Health and Care Wales is one of three top finalists in the Pandemic Innovation category for the The Welsh Immunisation System (WIS), which provides the management, distribution and reporting for the COVID 19 vaccination programme in Wales.