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The art of the possible: shared learning from the GDE programme

Dermot Ryan describes how the findings of an independent evaluation of the GDE programme align with ongoing support for frontline digitisation.As a number of NHS trusts reach the milestone of complet…

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Joining up the dots: driving innovation, research and planning through Trusted Research Environments

Simon Madden, Director of Data Policy, and Catherine Pollard, Director of Tech Policy, reflect on NHSX’s plans to champion Trusted Research Environments (TREs) and the crucial role they play in drivi…

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Why digital clinical safety matters to everyone

As NHSX publishes the first ever Digital Clinical Safety Strategy, Dr Sarah El-Sheikha, Clinical Advisor at NHSX and Anaesthetic Registrar, and Holly Carr, Florence Nightingale Digital Leadership Fel…

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The power of alignment - bringing together the worlds of improvement and digital

Thanks to our regional scale programme, supported by our national innovation collaborative, more than 125,000 people are now being supported at home using digital technology. It has also enabled a re…

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Listening to innovators

The past year has proved to be the toughest in the NHS’s 73 year history. NHS staff, clinical and non-clinical, worked incredibly hard to provide care and support patients; scientists worked at recor…

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Foundations for a better digital future

The What Good Looks Like framework for good digital practice published by NHSX highlights the importance of board-level leadership and ownership of digital transformation. Building on established goo…

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Accelerating integrated health care at The Walton Centre

Dr Sandeep Lakhani and Justin Griffiths describe how investment through NHSX’s Digital Aspirant (DA) programme is helping The Walton Centre accelerate its work to digitise the trust's Intensive …

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What does good look like?

The What Good Looks Like framework published by NHSX sets out a common vision for good digital practice and outlines seven success measures for digital transformation. Chief Clinical Information Offi…

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Driving digital transformation by defining who pays for what

Malcolm Ace, chief financial officer at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, describes how NHSX’s recently-published Who Pays for What identifies current barriers faced by the system when it com…

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Using video consultations for children and young people

Chris Bound is a children and young people diabetes lead clinical nurse specialist at Imperial College Hospital, LondonOver the last 18 months in my role as a children and young people (CYP) clinical…

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