Digital Health and Care Wales works with Health Boards and Trusts across NHS Wales to deliver modern, technology-enabled healthcare services. This includes the management and analysis of important data and information within a robust infrastructure.
The system used to process electronic referrals from GPs to hospitals has for the first time linked up with hospitals cross-border, in England. GPs in Powys can now send digital referrals using the Welsh Admin Portal (WAP) into three English trusts; the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust, Wye Valley Trust and the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital.
Doctors in Wales are now able to access digital genetic test results for urgent cancer patients, following a recent update to the Welsh Clinical Portal (WCP).
We’re helping to give Welsh people access to vaccination ‘passport’ certificates, read more.
Community pharmacists in Wales are to be given increased access to patients’ GP medical records as part of the Choose Pharmacy service, to help them care for more people with minor illnesses.
People in Wales are now able to access their vaccination status online via a digital NHS COVID Pass.
A brand new, digital way of working has been introduced for nurses and other hospital staff in Wales
Gary Bullock, DHCW’s Director of Application Development and Support is to retire at the end of the month.
The Welsh Government has funded five places on the national learning programme for NHS candidates, which results in a Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Health Leadership, awarded by Imperial College London.
Digital Health and Care Wales have been named winners at the Go Awards Wales for COVID-19 Outstanding Response as well as the overall GO Excellence Award.
Read the full announcement here.
In line with the move to a special health authority, we have merged our Primary Care and NWIS Local Service Desk teams. The new merged team will be known as the DHCW Service desk.
Digital Health and Care Wales is officially launched today.