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Logo for University of Wales Trinity Saint David featuring a yellow and black shield
Logo for University of Wales Trinity Saint David featuring a yellow and black shield
16/06/2022
University of Wales Trinity Saint David launches new digital healthcare course

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is taking applications for the new Digital Skills for Health and Care Professionals MSc course starting in September.

Logo for Digital Medicines Transformation Portfolio featuring a laptop with a blue pill
Logo for Digital Medicines Transformation Portfolio featuring a laptop with a blue pill
09/06/2022
New portfolio underway to transform medicines

Digital Health and Care Wales has launched the Digital Medicines Transformation Portfolio to deliver a fully digital prescribing approach in all care settings in Wales.

e-Library logo featuring the white outline of a laptop with an open book
e-Library logo featuring the white outline of a laptop with an open book
01/06/2022
NHS Wales e-Library announces access to new digital collection of e-Books

The NHS Wales e-Library is announcing access to a brand new collection of nearly 400 popular and specially-curated e-Books of medical, educational, career-building and reference material, providing even more evidence tools when using library services.

A group of people stood together on a stage, including a number of people holding awards.
A group of people stood together on a stage, including a number of people holding awards.
16/05/2022
SAIL winners at Swansea University's Research and Innovation Awards

The Information Services team at Digital Health and Care Wales were able to share with the Swansea University SAIL team in its recognition for its outstanding contribution to research and innovation.  

Banner featuring the photos of Gareth Davis and  Sarah-Jane Taylor
Banner featuring the photos of Gareth Davis and  Sarah-Jane Taylor
12/05/2022
New Executive Directors join DHCW Board

Digital Health and Care Wales is pleased to welcome two new executive directors to the Board this month.

05/05/2022
Hywel Dda Occupational Therapy takes up to 8 months off audit time thanks to digital innovation

The Occupational Therapy department at Hywel Dda University Health Board has reduced its annual clinical documentation audit completion time from 6 - 9 months to just 1 thanks to a new digitally automated workflow. 

Female clinician wearing blue scrubs leans over a computer.
Female clinician wearing blue scrubs leans over a computer.
26/04/2022
Microsoft event offers digital innovation support to emergency department staff

NHS Wales emergency department (ED) staff are invited to join the NHS Wales Microsoft 365 Centre of Excellence for its fourth hackathon event on Wednesday 25 May 2022. 

4 nurses stand at a curved desk, each one holds a tablet that displays the Welsh Nursing Care Record. They
4 nurses stand at a curved desk, each one holds a tablet that displays the Welsh Nursing Care Record. They
22/04/2022
Celebrating One Year of Wales' digital nursing system, the Welsh Nursing Care Record

It has been just over a year since the Welsh Nursing Care Record (WNCR) first rolled out in Swansea Bay Health Board in Spring 2021.

NHS Wales Microsoft 365 Centre of Excellence logo featuring a light blue pennant flag and a start
NHS Wales Microsoft 365 Centre of Excellence logo featuring a light blue pennant flag and a start
19/04/2022
NHS Wales launches dedicated Microsoft innovation hub for staff

The NHS Wales Microsoft 365 Centre of Excellence has been launched to drive creative digital innovation across NHS Wales and support staff using Microsoft 365 (M365) software.

14/04/2022
Microsoft 365 tools transform ways of working for over 100,000 NHS Wales staff

The use of tools including Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, Forms and Planner is now widespread, boosting productivity and supporting the NHS Wales workforce to continue to deliver critical services across Wales.

12/04/2022
Podcast: Clinical Informaticists - the bridges between clinical and IT

In our latest Digital Healthcare Wales podcast, we learn how clinical informaticists bring the worlds of clinical and IT together.

08/04/2022
NHS Wales e-Library seeks volunteers for BMJ evaluation

Do you work in acute care? The NHS Wales e-library needs your input for an evaluation of BMJ Best Practice Comorbidities.

 

01/04/2022
Celebrating one year of Digital Health and Care Wales

Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW) officially launched one year ago today, becoming NHS Wales’ organisation for digital, data and technology. 

 

31/03/2022
Welsh Immunisation System reaches 7 million vaccination milestone

Over seven million vaccinations have now been administered in Wales with the support of the Welsh Immunisation System (WIS).

 

A group of nurses stand together in a hospital wearing masks and holding tablets that feature the Welsh Nursing Care Record
A group of nurses stand together in a hospital wearing masks and holding tablets that feature the Welsh Nursing Care Record
29/03/2022
Digital Nursing events showcase collaboration across NHS Wales

Digital Health and Care Wales have hosted four successful digital nursing engagement events telling the story of the Welsh Nursing Care Record (WNCR).

23/03/2022
DHCW Service Desk takes third at SDI Awards

Service Desk: DHCW has reached 3rd place in the globally-recognised SDI Awards held 22nd March 2022, in Birmingham.

 

18/03/2022
NHS Wales App engagement sessions invite collaboration across organisations

Digital Services for Patients and Public (DSPP) is running monthly update sessions to inform and engage stakeholders.

17/03/2022
Broadband upgrade celebrated at rural practice

The upgrade of GP Practices’ broadband in North Wales, managed by Digital Health and Care Wales, has been celebrated with a visit to a remote practice by Secretary of State for Wales, Simon Hart.

 

17/03/2022
Nursing goes digital in North Wales

The Welsh Nursing Care Record (WNCR) has launched in Wales’ largest health board, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB).  The digital system is transforming the way nurses record, store and access patient information.

 

15/03/2022
Welsh Immunisation System wins national digital impact award

The digital system behind the COVID-19 vaccination roll out in Wales, the Welsh Immunisation System (WIS), has been presented with the People’s Choice Award for its impact during the pandemic at a ceremony in London.