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Microsoft Global Outage

Digital Health and Care Wales maintained close links with Microsoft during the global outage on 25 January, 2023 that impacted Microsoft Teams, Office 365 and other Microsoft online services.

Velindre NHS Trust joins WelshPAS

The much-anticipated implementation of DHCW’s WelshPAS in Velindre NHS Trust (VCC) has successfully gone live. 

BMJ Best Practice Comorbidities Manager now available across NHS Wales

NHS Wales e-Library has extended their national subscription to BMJ Best Practice to include the Comorbidities Manager for all NHS Wales health and care professionals.

Explore a career in tech at the student open day

Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW), recently awarded the best place to working in IT, is holding a career open day on Tuesday 31st January 2023.

New digital service delivers vital information for renal care

A digital summary of renal patient care is now available in the Welsh Clinical Portal (WCP), making vital information accessible where and when it’s needed.

Digital diabetes note joins up information

An electronic record designed specifically for diabetes patients has been heralded by health professionals working with diabetes patients as ‘game changing’.

Nursing records go digital and win at MediWales awards

The impact of the new Welsh Nursing Care Record (WNCR) for adult in-patients has been recognised at the MediWales Awards 2022, winning the judges health and care award. 

NHS Wales library collaboration win coveted 'Team of the Year' award for national training programme

A collaboration between NHS Wales Library and Knowledge Services (NHSWLKS) and the NHS Wales e-Library have won the CILIP Cymru Wales ‘Welsh Library Team of the Year Award 2022’.

Flying medics on board the Wales Air Ambulance use Welsh Clinical Portal to save time and help save lives

The Welsh Clinical Portal is a digital workspace, making it easy to access information about each patient where and when it is needed.

Award wins give validation to collaborative design

A DHCW team has received recognition for its collaborative work by receiving two awards from Healthcare Excellence Through Technology (HETT).

NHS Wales App released in early 'beta' phase

A 'beta' version of the new NHS Wales App went live this month and is being trialled by around a thousand people registered at ten GP practices in Wales

Choose Pharmacy STTT boosts infection screening stewardship

Community pharmacists in Wales are using a bacterial detection service to encourage patients to screen against infections.

DHCW wins 'Best Place to Work in IT' 2022

The award from the British Computing Society (BCS) UK IT Industry is given to organisations providing the best employment and career opportunities for IT professionals.

New Executive Director of Operations announced

Digital Health and Care Wales is delighted to announce the appointment of Sam Lloyd into the position of Executive Director of Operations.

DHCW highly commended at Go Awards Wales

The DHCW procurement team have been highly commended at the Go Awards in the collaborative procurement category for their work on the All Wales Microsoft Enterprise Agreement.

Two national digital programmes transfer to Digital Health and Care Wales

The NHS Wales Health Collaborative Executive Group has agreed that the Laboratory Information Network Cymru (LINC) and Radiology Informatics System Procurement (RISP) Digital Programmes will transfer to Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW).

DHCW to lead and enable Research and Innovation

DHCW is establishing a renewed focus in the area of research and innovation, growing on the work it already undertakes with partner organisations across Wales in the areas of improvement, innovation and research in health and social care.  

New partnership to deliver the best digital prescribing solutions for NHS Wales

An innovative partnership is announced between the Centre for Digital Public Services (CDPS) and Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW).

Big step for electronic prescribing and medicines management in Wales' hospitals

A framework contract for new and improved hospital e-prescribing and medicines administration has been agreed.

DHCW scrutiny session will shine a light on the importance of digital health in Wales

On Wednesday 26th October, a joint scrutiny session into Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW) and digital transformation across NHS Wales will take place at the Senedd.