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NHSX moves on

After three years leading the digital transformation of health and social care as NHSX, we are integrating with the Transformation Directorate at NHS England.Our mission will remain – to drive the di…

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How digital midwives are improving care for mothers and babies

In June 2021, the NHS invested in the digital transformation of maternity services. Misbah Mahmood, lead digital project midwife at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, specialises in finding digital …

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Embracing digital tools to improve efficiency, productivity and patient safety

Digital technology not only has the power to transform patient care, but it could also drive enormous productivity and efficiency gains in the NHS.NHSX’s Digital Productivity Programme is using evide…

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Delivering a roadmap for standards

NHS England and NHS Improvement is developing a standards roadmap which will provide a list of proposed and developing data, information and technical standards, including potential changes to existi…

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Principles and Best Practices for Trusted Research Environments

NHSX continues to bring together partners across the system to detail the role of Trusted Research Environments (TREs) in the health and care system. Today HDR UK have published their paper Principle…

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Launching the adult social care technology innovation and digital skills reviews

Today sees the publication of two important reviews on technology innovation and digital skills in adult social care. Rachel Falconer (Policy Lead on Skills and Evidence) reflects on the key findings…

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Using technology to put people at the heart of care

Today the Department of Health and Social Care has published its White Paper People at the Heart of Care which outlines the 10-year vision for reform of the sector. Alice Ainsworth, deputy director f…

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Why we’re developing standards for nursing documentation

Helen Balsdon is a Florence Nightingale Foundation Digital Leadership Fellow and works in Digital Nursing at NHSX. In her blog post, Helen shares an update on the work taking place to develop a nursi…

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Delivering excellent, joined up care for older patients

Dr David Attwood is GP partner with a special interest in older people at Pathfields Medical Group, Plymouth, is Honorary Secretary of the British Geriatrics Society (BGS) and member of BGS GeriGP Gr…

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What 5G can do for the adult social care sector

Britain’s telecommunication companies are rolling out 5G networks across the country. 5G connectivity can make a huge difference to adults who need social care and their carers. Eleanor Maw, wireless…

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