Deep dive: electronic patient records in focus

In July, we covered the latest annual report on the Government Major Projects Portfolio from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, which noted “major issues” with the frontline digitisation programme, including the insight that it “appears to be unachievable” for every NHS trust to reach a core level of digitisation and […]

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Study highlights value of health literacy interventions

A research study published in Sage Digital Health journal aimed to deliver an intervention to improve health awareness for infection prevention, hygiene, and sanitation to assess its impact, and identify the risk of multimorbidity in women of reproductive years from low socio-economic background. The digital health intervention in Pakistan demonstrated the value […]

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Virtual wards, improved data use and standardisation take focus in first NHS Impact programme

The first of the NHS Impact programmes to be launched as part of an “opportunity for systems and their providers to engage in a customised improvement programme” sees NHS England share an online ‘maturity matrix’ to enable organisations to conduct self-assessment of services; a programme-specific website providing resources and guidance; […]