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22/09/2021
New chair appointed for Digital Health and Care Wales

We are pleased to announce that Simon Jones has been appointed by Welsh Government as chair of our board.

16/09/2021
Digital Health and Care Wales winners at UK National Awards

Congratulations to our procurement team for winning the ‘COVID-19 Outstanding Response Award ‒ NHS and Healthcare Organisations’ award at the UK National GO Awards 2021.

17/09/2021
Join our Recruitment Open Day - 7 October 2021

Looking for a career? Join us for a virtual recruitment open day.

World Patient Safety Day 2021
World Patient Safety Day 2021
13/09/2021
Supporting safe maternal and newborn care on World Patient Safety Day 2021

Today, DHCW is honouring World Patient Safety Day, a WHO initiative that promotes patient safety awareness, engagement, and action. This year’s theme is safe maternal and newborn care.

16/07/2021
Welsh Admin Portal crosses border into English hospitals

The system used to process electronic referrals from GPs to hospitals has for the first time linked up with hospitals cross-border, in England. 

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09/07/2021
Access to genetics results allows for more personalised cancer treatments

Doctors in Wales are now able to access digital genetic test results for urgent cancer patients, following a recent update to the Welsh Clinical Portal (WCP).

08/07/2021
DHCW pleased to enable the Welsh vaccine passport

We’re helping to give Welsh people access to vaccination ‘passport’ certificates, read more.

02/07/2021
Better access to patient information for Choose Pharmacy

Community pharmacists in Wales are to be given increased access to patients’ GP medical records as part of the Choose Pharmacy service, to help them care for more people with minor illnesses.

01/07/2021
Do you administer medicines? The e-library needs you!

Are you involved in either prescribing or administering medicines? Do you educate, train or support others in e-resources related to Medicines Information? The e-library for Health needs your help.

25/06/2021
Digital NHS COVID Pass available in Wales

People in Wales are now able to access their vaccination status online via a digital NHS COVID Pass. 

08/06/2021
Access to national digital records transforms Welsh Ambulance paramedics' approach to patient care

Rapid access to patients’ digital health records has been critical in delivering life-saving care, according to paramedics at the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust (WAST). 

04/06/2021
Welsh nursing undergoes digital revolution

A brand new, digital way of working has been introduced for nurses and other hospital staff in Wales

25/05/2021
DHCW Director Gary Bullock retires after 30 years in digital health

Gary Bullock, DHCW’s Director of Application Development and Support, is to retire at the end of the month.

24/05/2021
Fully-funded places available on NHS Digital Health Leadership Programme

The Welsh Government has funded five places on the national learning programme for NHS candidates, which results in a Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Health Leadership, awarded by Imperial College London.

14/05/2021
Digital Health and Care Wales scoops two Go Awards

Digital Health and Care Wales have been named winners at the Go Awards Wales for COVID-19 Outstanding Response as well as the overall GO Excellence Award.

11/05/2021
Digital Health and Care Wales appoints Helen Thomas as CEO

Digital Health and Care Wales is pleased to announce that Helen Thomas has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

04/05/2021
National and local service desks merged

In line with the move to a special health authority, we have merged our Primary Care and NWIS Local Service Desk teams. The new merged team will be known as the DHCW Service desk.

01/04/2021
New NHS Wales organisation for digital, data and technology

Digital Health and Care Wales is officially launched today.