Latest News

07/01/19
NHS Wales Informatics Service recognised for commitment to valuing staff

NHS Wales Informatics Service has become the first NHS organisation in the UK to hold both the BS76000 Valuing People and the new BS76005 Diversity and Inclusion Standard.

10/12/18
e-Learning training boost for clinical coders

The creation of a new suite of e-Learning products designed to improve the recording of clinical information has begun.

05/12/18
Wales secures public sector emails

All emails sent across the majority of public sector organisations in Wales are now secure and encrypted. 

04/12/18
New child health system switched on in Cardiff and Vale

Cardiff and Vale is the latest health board to benefit from the new child health system, the Children and Young Persons Integrated System (CYPrIS). It follows Aneurin Bevan University Health Board which implemented CYPrIS earlier this year.

21/11/18
Sore throat 'test and treat' pilot goes live

An on-the-spot sore throat swab service, designed to relieve pressure on GPs and tackle antibiotic resistance, is now available at 48 community pharmacies; 23 in Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and 25 in Cwm Taf University Health Board.

15/11/18
Public Accounts Committee report statement
13/11/18
£3m to improve access to technology for health staff and patients

Health Secretary, Vaughan Gething, has announced £3m to improve access to technology for health staff and patients.

08/11/18
National project to Stop a Stroke supported by Audit+ technology

The NHS Wales Informatics Service has developed a module in the Audit + software tool to support the national "Stop a Stroke" project.

01/10/18
New resource now available via e-library

On 24th September 2018, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services announced a substantial investment in the NHS Wales e-Library for Health. This comes as a great opportunity for us to expand the resources the e-Library is able to offer.

05/09/18
Providing the Infrastructure for a National Academy

NHS Wales Informatics Service has been working closely with the National Imaging Academy Development to provide the infrastructure for the new National Imaging Academy Wales.

03/09/18
GP Practices make IT systems choice

Following the award of a new framework contract to supply GP IT systems and services to NHS Wales, practices in Wales were asked to select between the two successful suppliers, Microtest and Vision.

24/08/18
Collaborative working group aims for cerebral palsy innovation

A new project is underway focusing on creating a national register and improving services in Wales for people living with cerebral palsy.

22/08/18
Community nurses access Welsh Clinical Portal 'on the go'

Community nurses in the Neath Port Talbot area are using mobile devices to access the Welsh Clinical Portal (WCP) and reduce the number of times they return to base each day.