Over seven million vaccinations have now been administered in Wales with the support of the Welsh Immunisation System (WIS).
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.
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.
Following the announcement of the acceleration of booster jabs, DHCW has supported health boards to set up 1 million extra COVID-19 vaccine appointments by the end of December.
A leading figure of Wales’ COVID-19 vaccination programme has described how access to the digital services delivered by DHCW has been key to its successful roll out.
The Digital Health and Care Wales Board has heard how the scale and pace of agile development work for the Welsh Immunisation System (WIS) is “a complete game changer” and “critical to the success of the [Welsh mass vaccination] program” at its September board meeting.