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08/03/2022
Blog: International Women's Day at DHCW

This week, Digital Health and Care Wales is celebrating International Women’s Day, a globally recognised event to commemorate the cultural, political and socioeconomic achievements of women across the world.

 

17/02/2022
Welsh Immunisation System finalist in Impact Awards

Digital Health and Care Wales is one of three top finalists in the Pandemic Innovation category for the The Welsh Immunisation System (WIS), which provides the management, distribution and reporting for the COVID 19 vaccination programme in Wales.  

15/02/2022
Blog: Digital Health Records, A Clinician's Experience (Part 1)

In the first of a series of spotlight features, Mr Rhidian Hurle, Consultant Urological Surgeon in Cwm Taf Morgannwg Heath Board and Medical Director for Digital Health and Care Wales, shares his personal experience of digital health care over 25 years.

03/02/2022
New hospital pharmacy system available nationally

A new digital hospital pharmacy system is now available nationally with implementation completed over 12 months in 28 sites across seven health boards and one trust in Wales.

 

02/02/2022
Wales awards new GP IT System Contracts

Three GP IT suppliers have been awarded onto a new Framework Agreement to supply IT systems and Services for primary care in Wales.

 

01/02/2022
Welsh Health Hack 2022

The Welsh Health Hack has returned! Do you have a work challenge that you’d like some of our best and brightest innovators to help you solve?

 

28/01/2022
Free Video Consulting training available for primary care clinicians

Free training for the NHS Wales Video Consulting Service is available for GPs, pharmacists, dentists and opticians who wish to provide secure video consultations to their patients.

27/01/2022
DHCW support for NHS Covid Pass includes both digital and paper passes

Citizens in Wales are eligible to get a copy of their Covid Pass providing they have had two doses of an approved vaccine (or one single dose of 'Janssen' vaccine) through a digital app and a paper version.

11/01/2022
New Executive Directors join the DHCW Board

Digital Health and Care Wales is pleased to announce the appointment of two new executive directors.

 

21/12/2021
Welsh Immunisation System ramps up for booster vaccines

Following the announcement of the acceleration of booster jabs, DHCW has supported health boards to set up 1 million extra COVID-19 vaccine appointments by the end of December.

Older woman wearing a mask has her sleeve rolled up and is about to receive a vaccination from a clinician wearing blue gloves
Older woman wearing a mask has her sleeve rolled up and is about to receive a vaccination from a clinician wearing blue gloves
22/12/2021
Community pharmacists record over 160,000 seasonal flu vaccinations on Choose Pharmacy

The Choose Pharmacy application is available in 98% of community pharmacies in Wales to support accredited pharmacists in the delivery of enhanced clinical services. 

16/12/2021
New Emergency Department system goes live

Neath Port Talbot Minor Injuries Unit is the first in Wales to use a new national Emergency Department (A&E) system.

25/11/2021
DHCW Service Desk shortlisted for globally-recognised award

Our Digital Health and Care Wales Service Desk team has been shortlisted in the Best Service Desk category in this year's Service Desk Institute (SDI) Awards.

23/11/2021
Bowel Screening Wales invites people aged 58 and 59 for screening

The Bowel Screening Wales programme has begun inviting people aged 58 and 59 years old for the first time for bowel cancer screening.

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22/11/2021
Cwm Taf endoscopy and bronchoscopy test results now available across Wales

A recent update to the Welsh Clinical Portal (WCP) means that health professionals across Wales are now able to access digital copies of their patients’ endoscopy and bronchoscopy test results from Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board.

12/11/2021
Market announcement: new partner to help drive the NHS Wales Digital transformation programme

The Digital Services for Patients and the Public (DSPP) programme was set up by the Welsh Government to help co-ordinate the rapid delivery of digital solutions and health and care applications for people of Wales.

11/11/2021
Digital nursing scoops 'Best Healthcare Project' at UK IT Industry Awards

The team behind the digital Welsh Nursing Care Record (WNCR) have won ‘Best Healthcare Sector IT Project of the Year’ in the prestigious British Computing Society (BCS) UK IT Industry Awards.

21/10/2021
Digital systems 'pivotal' in delivering Wales' leading vaccination programme

A leading figure of Wales’ COVID-19 vaccination programme has described how access to the digital services delivered by DHCW has been key to its successful roll out.

19/10/2021
Patients in Wales to benefit from a new laboratory system

The new Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Service will manage the 35 million plus tests processed by NHS Wales’ 21 pathology labs every year.

05/10/2021
Praise for scale and pace of Welsh Immunisation System development

The Digital Health and Care Wales Board has heard how the scale and pace of agile development work for the Welsh Immunisation System (WIS) is “a complete game changer” and “critical to the success of the [Welsh mass vaccination] program” at its September board meeting.