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Birmingham and Solihull STP plans Health Information Exchange

Birmingham and Solihull STP has announced plans to launch a Health Information Exchange (HIE) in the next few months. The first phase of the platform will include GP practice records, basic information from secondary care, including hospitals, mental health and community services, radiology and pathology results and maternity records. Following going live, information from community […]

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HTN Feature: Digital Mental Health

In a two part feature we explore some of the programmes supporting mental health digitisation. We discuss interoperability, the challenges faced, successes and what is coming up on the horizon. In this part one of the feature we speak with Steve Wightman, MD of Healthcare, and Garry McCord, Chief Strategy […]


Round 2 AI in Health and Care Award programme to open

Round 2 of the AI in Health and Care Award programme is set to open for applications next week. The programme is run in partnership with the Accelerated Access Collaborative and NHSX, and forms part of the NHS Artificial Intelligence Lab announced by Matt Hancock in 2019. £140m is to be […]

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Trusts go live with Apple Health Records app

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS FT and Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT have become the first hospitals in the UK to enable patients to access medical data through the Health Records app on iPhone. Available from today (7th October), patients will be able to view their consolidated health care records directly on […]


Bupa launches at home skin cancer assessment service

Bupa has launched a new at home service to support remote skin cancer assessment, working with health tech company Skin Analytics. As part of the service, Bupa customers are sent an imaging kit, which includes a smartphone and a magnifying scope to take pictures of suspicious moles or marks. The images […]


Webinar: Improving Influenza vaccination uptake in a COVID-19 world

Sign up to attend a webinar on the topic here. Feature and webinar by our partner iPLATO. National Challenge; Local Considerations Although invariably referred to as ‘the national flu immunisation programme’ the administration and delivery of flu vaccinations in the UK is done largely by GP practices. Our national, regional and commissioning […]


COVID-19 test results now visible in GP systems

NHS Digital has announced that COVID-19 test results are now being automatically sent to GP systems. It applies to all tests booked using nhs.uk/coronavirus or gov.uk portals for tests carried out at testing centres or with at-home testing kits. The service is using EMIS Health’s Keystone product to deliver the […]