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Primary Care News

Lancashire and South Cumbria picks Doctorlink

Patients across Lancashire and South Cumbria are now accessing GP appointments through the Doctorlink platform. The app is being used across the region to deliver GP appointments, screen for COVID-19 and provide advice for many other conditions. Keith Nurcombe, UK Managing Director at Doctorlink, said “We provide a digital front door […]


NHSX launches national patient video library

As part of the NHSX COVID-19 response, a national video library has been launched in collaboration with healthcare video provider, Health and Care Innovations. The videos have been developed with NHS clinicians to work within care pathways to help patients; to help support a reduction in length of appointments, and […]


DigitalHealth.London Accelerator opens for applications

Applications are now open for health tech starts up to apply to participate in the latest London Accelerator Programme. Now in its fifth year, the Accelerator programme supports high potential innovators connect with industry, with an aim to speed-up adoption across London’s NHS. HTN spoke with Sara Nelson, Programme Director […]


NHSX launches remote patient monitoring tender

NHSX has launched a new market engagement process, prior to a tender launch, inviting suppliers to register their interest in a new Remote Patient Monitoring programme. The unit is seeking to help scale remote monitoring care across the NHS with a particular focus on COVID-19 patients and the management of patients […]


Interview Series: Barnaby Perks, Oxford VR  

In our latest interview series we asked Barnaby Perks from Oxford VR a few questions. Can you tell me about yourself and your organisation? The business started as a spinout from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford in 2016. Daniel Freeman, who is Professor of Clinical Psychology […]


App developed in 48 hours to support 2 trusts

Earlier this week joint CIO of London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust and The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS FT, Sonia Patel, set out a challenge on Twitter calling for any SME to support the organisations deliver an app for virtual visits.  The app needed to be developed within 48 hours, help patients […]

Secondary Care

Calderdale and Huddersfield innovate with tech

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS FT has embraced digital to transform ways of working and ensure safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Voice recognition is being used in high risk areas using Nuance Powermic to ensure staff can quickly enter and view notes in Cerner, without taking off their protective gear. The […]


Hancock confirms contact tracing app

Matt Hancock has today confirmed a new app for contact tracing to support measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. Should you get symptoms, then it could anonymously alert anyone you may have been in close contact with and then advise them to self-isolate. Hancock said “As we ramp up our […]