A-Z list

 

We deliver systems and services to NHS Wales and social care sector which help providers deliver better care to patients and citizens of Wales.

 

A

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
  • We identify individuals at highest risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, and invite them for screening.
  • ActionPoint and ServicePoint
  • An online sstem to log IT services requests to meet the growing needs of NHS Wales.

B

  • Business Change
  • Providing advice, support and training for the process of change required for digital transformation in NHS Wales.

C

  • Child Health System
  • Used to manage the administration of child health information and check-up from birth to school leaving age.
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  • Choose Pharmacy
  • New digital services are being provided to community pharmacies that aim to free up GP time
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D

  • Digital Health Eco-system Wales (DHEW)
  • In collaboration with the Life Sciences Hub Wales, we share digital innovations and provide access to NHS Wales health sector technology platforms.
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E

  • E-Nursing
  • Nursing documentation going digital
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  • E-Learning
  • Providing online training and support for products and services
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  • E-Library for Health
  • Online health resource for NHS Wales
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G

  • GP Links
  • A service that allows GP practices and authorised clinical staff to share and view GP practice clinical information and data between IT systems, quickly and efficiently.
  • GP2GP Transfers
  • GP2GP Transfers enables patients' electronic health records to be transferred directly and securely between GP practices.

I

  • Information Governance
  • Provides advice and management on storing and sharing information safely and legally
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M

  • My Health Online
  • A service that allows patients to book appointments online, order repeat prescriptions and see elements of their health records.
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  • My Health Text
  • Texting service used by GPs to send appointment reminders and other messages to their patients.

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S

  • Screeing Services
  • We provide the systems that manage the administration of screening services.
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  • Skype for Business
  • Communication tool
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  • SNOMED CT
  • SNOMED CT is structured clinical vocabulary for use in an electronic health record.
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W

  • Welsh Admin Portal
  • WAP is used by Hospital Health Records staff.  When an electronic referral arrives at the hospital, Health Records staff use WAP to verify the patient’s demographics then seamlessly create a referral entry on the Patient Administration System (WPAS).
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  • Welsh Clinical Communications Gateway
  • WCCG is a secure clinical messaging service and is used to send e-referrals between GP practices and hospitals. It is also used to send e-discharges from hospitals to GP practices. WCCG is also being used to send referrals from optometrists to hospital and for supplementary messages from GPs to Consultants and vice versa.
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  • Welsh Clinical Portal
  • The Portal allows hospital clinicians to manage daily tasks electronically. Healthcare staff can log on and view patient records and results - and go to their personalised workspace to access their own relevant patient lists.
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  • Welsh Care Records Service
  • Patient care is recorded in a number of ways in the healthcare system. Many different documents are generated which together build up a patient’s records. These records are collected in an electronic document repository called the Welsh Care Records Service (WCRS). The WCRS standardises these documents and allows them to be accessed and viewed by clinicians across health sector boundaries as well as being audited more easily.
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  • Welsh Community Care Information System
  • The system will allow information to be shared between different health boards and social services departments instantly, helping to deliver improved care and support for people across Wales. It will enable social services (adults and children) and a range of community health services (including mental health, therapy and community nursing) to more effectively plan, co-ordinate, and deliver services and support for individuals, families and communities.
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  • Welsh Demographics Service
  • The master source of the NHS number for an individual. It provides demographic details for the patient as well as which GP, and which GP practice they are registered with. It also provides the facility to search for English residents via the link to the PDS Personal Demographic Service.
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  • Welsh GP Record
  • A summary of important information taken from a patient’s full GP medical record. The record can be accessed by health professionals caring for a patient wherever the patient is in Wales. A patient will give consent for the healthcare professional to access their record every time it is needed, and every access to a WGPR is automatically monitored.
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  • Welsh Image Archive Service
  • A framework agreement awarded to Fujifilm for a national All Wales PACS facilitates the implementation of a Welsh Image Archive Service making it easier to share images between organisations and improve the speed and effectiveness of diagnosis.  The national database of medical images such as x-rays, ultrasound, CT and MRI scans can hold patients images from any healthcare setting in Wales, allowing medical staff to access a patient’s previous images, and images taken in any area of Wales
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  • Welsh Patient Referral Service
  • The Welsh Patient Referral Service (WPRS) is a safe and secure method of transmitting patient referral letters and referral information between Primary and Secondary Care Services.  WPRS enables electronic referrals to go directly from a GP to a selected hospital.  For WPRS eligible services, Health Records staff are able to send referrals to an electronic work list for a clinician to triage. 
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  • Welsh Patient Administration System
  • The system formally known as Myrddin, is now the national PAS for Wales. The WPAS holds patient ID details, outpatient appointments, letters and notes. It supports the modernisation of services including improving referral to treatment management
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  • Welsh Results Reports Service
  • Provides users of the Welsh Clinical Portal and GPTR (GP Test Requesting and Results Reporting) with the ability to view diagnostic reports and test requests for their patients regardless of where in Wales they were produced. The database of information is held in our data centres ready for the WCP and GPTR to call on.
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  • Welsh Laboratory Information Management System
  • The new national LIMS replaces the 13 separate computer systems that had operated in the eighteen main pathology laboratories in Wales and provides quick access to test results regardless of where the patient receives care. And because it integrates with other systems, the new LIMS also provides added patient safety, reducing the number of duplicated tests.
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  • Welsh Radiology Service (Radis)
  • Performs functions such as patient scheduling and clinical reporting around the specialty of medical images such as x-rays, CT and MRI scans and ultrasound. The WRIS works in conjunction with PACS (Picture Archiving and Communications System) to manage the storage, retrieval, distribution and presentation of images.
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  • Welsh Reference Data Services
  • The National Reference Data Service is used to support the rollout of national IT applications, ensuring the data used by those systems is consistent. It maintains all Wales organisation site codes, a central repository for Welsh specific national codes and it provides the reference data to support the NHS Wales Data Switching Service and National Database
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  • WIDI
  • In collaboration with University of Wales Trinity St David (UWTSD) we provide opportunities that develop skilled people needed to build and maintain national IT systems and digital services
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  • WEDS
  • Coordinates patient data in emergency departments. It tracks the progress of a patient once they are admitted to an emergency department. The tracking of patients can be displayed on devices or large screens to clearly display the status of the department at all times.