The number of health apps seems to grow on a daily basis, but how many of these can prove to be clinically efficient? This hub will let you know what technologies can transform your patient experience for the better.

Big push towards improving digital access to mental health care from NHS England

Digitisation will address variation in mental health services

CQC warns gaps in children and young people’s mental health data can undermine care

Mental health services have been described as ‘complex and fragmented’

Royal Foundation to invest £2m in new start-up for digital mental health

The new start-up will become operational in January 2018


Scottish government vows to invest £500k in modernising mental health services

NHS 24 is expected to use the funding to improve use of technology across mental health services.

Twelve NHS trusts invited to apply for new Lorenzo digital exemplar scheme

The funding for the new Lorenzo digital exemplar programme will come out of the Department of Health’s 2013 agreement with CSC, now DXC Technology follwing the 2016 merger with the Enterprise Services portfolio of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Oxford Online Pharmacy passes CQC inspection

The CQC is set to complete its last round of online primary care provider inspections this autumn.
mHealth, patients

Scarce clinical evidence for dementia care technologies prompts warning

‘Long way to go’ for digitisation of NHS mental health services

Global digital exemplars, NHS

Mersey Care NHS FT to transform ‘end-to-end patient experience’ through exemplar scheme

Global digital exemplars, NHS

Salford to ‘optimise EPR processes’ in 12 different areas through GDE scheme

EMRAM, global digital exemplars

CUH to achieve EMRAM stage 7 to ‘reduce unwarranted variation’, says CCIO

online healthcare

Study reveals half of online pharmacies sell antibiotics illegally

med tech

NHS partners with 3D printing start-up

NHS, IT, digital health

‘It’s time to rethink healthcare,’ says technologist

digital pathology

Groundbreaking digital pathology network to benefit millions of patients

patient care

Patients could get advanced treatment quicker, says NICE

apps, NHS

220,000 digital beginners given eHealth skills via Tinder Foundation

Datix, patient safety

NELFT combines strong leadership with Datix technology to dramatically improve NRLS reporting times

blind, mhealth

Vox Pop: “Tech can have a life-affirming effect on blind young people”


New telehealth link piloted in small UK town

COPD, eHealth Week

Health communities

NHS Wales

Welsh hospital pioneers hi-tech trial to improve patient tests

Datix, patient safety

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust successfully uses Datix for Patient Safety and Effectiveness

Digital transformation can provide better patient outcomes

digital health

Digital healthcare researchers could solve why pregnancies fail

digital NHS

Almost two million patients to benefit from new digital tool

Online tool aims to help GPs cut number of prescribed antibiotics

Datix, patient safety

Medway Community Healthcare uses Datix to drive continual improvements in patient safety



HIMSS UK@HIMSS_UK 30.08.2017
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HIMSS Insights@HIMSSInsights 30.08.2017
OLS@UK_Life_Science 30.08.2017
Theo Blackwell@camdentheo 29.08.2017
Health2Dublin@Health2Dublin 29.08.2017
EXCLUSIVE: Corbridge - The next chapter | Health IT Central https://t.co/SJNPv22XUo
Emma Jackson@emmajackson45 29.08.2017
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Emma Jackson@emmajackson45 29.08.2017
Morecambe Bay hospitals improve workflows with new enterprise-wide PACS | Health IT Central https://t.co/M6P2KM1mbI
David Wall@dtwall1 29.08.2017
Ransomware attack disrupts services at NHS Lanarkshire | Health IT Central https://t.co/4bDhVdAzPu
CQC Press Office@CQCpressoffice 29.08.2017
From the 'CQC finds Boots online pharmacy services ‘safe and effective’ https://t.co/T5f0Iipigs
CQC@CareQualityComm 29.08.2017
Emil Peters@310emil 29.08.2017
NHS Lanarkshire@NHSLanarkshire 29.08.2017
HIMSS UK@HIMSS_UK 29.08.2017
Follow (British Journal of Healthcare Computing) for the latest in UK health tech; soon a standalone platform
St George's CCIO@STGCCIO 28.08.2017
Cerner backs Child Protection - Information Sharing scheme | good to see paediatrics being taken seriously https://t.co/vxuOjflf8L
ICO@ICOnews 28.08.2017
Recap: employee fined for illegally accessing and disclosing patient information - https://t.co/a3e0Yffr2T
MorecambeBayNHSTrust@UHMBT 25.08.2017
NEW: Morecambe Bay hospitals improve workflows with new enterprise-wide - https://t.co/ZgVNEx33ni
Scottish Government@scotgov 25.08.2017
ICYMI: Scotland reinforces commitment to in new strategy https://t.co/FnecE6GJcB