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NHS Digital to roll-out Electronic Prescription Service across the rest of England

The service will initially be available in the Advanced Adastra system, used by the majority of 111 and urgent care services across the country

NHS organisations are failing to get basic IT right, says NHS England director

Speaking at UK e-Health Week today (15 May), Matthew Swindells, NHS England National Director, Operations and Information, urged organisations to address issues with ‘basic IT’ in an effort to start moving towards a ‘personalised, data-led, fast to deploy new innovations’ system.

BLOG: How happy employees make healthier patients

In a new blog for BJ-HC, Célia Ribeiro, Health Innovation Manager at Glintt, argues employee wellbeing has to be part of healthcare organisations' strategy to improve patient experience...

NHS Digital to roll-out Electronic Prescription Service across the rest of England

The Electronic Prescription Service will initially be available in the Advanced Adastra system, used by the majority of 111 and urgent care services across the country.

Health Service Executive in Ireland appoints new CIO

Professor Martin Curley, who is currently leading the Mastercard Advisors Global Digital Practice, will become the Chief Information Officer role of the Health Service Executive in Ireland.

New exemplar scheme to drive joined-up delivery of care across the health system

The new Local Health and Care Record Exemplar (LHCRE) scheme will build on solutions already in place, with five regions set to receive £7.5m that will have to be matched locally.

Genomics England extends access to datasets for researchers

Genomics England grants access to data from the 100,000 Genomes Project to more researchers and appoints global genomics pioneer as its first CEO.

A hotbed of health IT innovation: Keele University

Universities are going faster and further in realising Simon Stevens’ vision of the NHS being a ‘hotbed of innovation’, as BJ-HC found out on a visit to the School of Pharmacy at Keele University.

Government to invest £300m in projects using AI and new tech to improve quality of life

The UK will tackle the challenges of an ageing society through new funding for innovative projects.

Eastern AHSN backs new initiatives that will see patients receive genetic tests

Two new projects are set to accelerate implementation of genomic services across primary care in England.

GDE carries out its first robotic-assisted total knee replacement operation

Towards the end of February, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust used the NAVIO surgical system to carry out a total knee replacement operation.

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