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Landmark IT deal will provide access to digital tools and save hundreds of millions of pounds for the NHS

An agreement struck between NHSX, NHS Digital and Microsoft will save the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds and enable all eligible organisations in England to access Microsoft 365 digital tools.The…

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Offers from internet providers to get care homes connected during COVID-19

NHSX and NHS Digital have negotiated offers with telecom companies to get more care homes and care providers connected to the internet during COVID-19.During COVID-19 care homes and care providers ne…

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Coronavirus test, track and trace plan launched on Isle of Wight

First published by the Department of Health and Social Care Isle of Wight residents will be the first to get access to a new contact tracing app as part of government action to minimise the spread of…

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Medical chest images key to new AI initiative in fight against COVID-19

The first centralised UK repository of chest X-ray, CT and MRI images is being established to help improve understanding of COVID-19 and support treatment of the disease.  Radiologists are being call…

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Better information sharing to help clinicians during COVID-19

Better information sharing to help clinicians during COVID-19GPs and authorised health and care professionals in the NHS will now be able to access primary care records for patient…

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NHS support via text message for people with symptoms of Covid-19

People staying at home suffering with suspected coronavirus symptoms will get regular check-ins from a new NHS messaging service launched today.  Daily texts will be sent by the NHS to new patients w…

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