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09/03/2023
DHCW Director to speak at upcoming MediWales event highlighting Research and Innovation in Wales

An upcoming MediWales event in London will spotlight new technical innovations in NHS Wales and Welsh Life Sciences.  DHCW’s Associate Director of Information, Intelligence & Research, Rachael Powell will be a guest speaker. 

23/02/2023
National Data Resource to host Big Data Event, the first of its kind in Wales

Digital Health Ecosystem Wales and the National Data Resource (NDR) are hosting a Big Data event on 29 March 2023 at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff.

10/02/2023
New digital dashboard improves view of kidney transplant waitlist and speeds up donor compatibility checks

A new dashboard developed by a collaborative of NHS Wales teams is making it quicker and easier for clinicians and laboratory staff to view information about patients in south, west and mid Wales who are waiting for a kidney transplant.

Woman in hospital receiving an ultrasound scan
Woman in hospital receiving an ultrasound scan
03/02/2023
Women in Wales to benefit from new digital maternity system

Digital Maternity Cymru is pleased to announce Ministerial approval and £7m of funding for a five-year work programme that will digitally transform maternity services for women and clinicians in Wales.

25/01/2023
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.

25/01/2023
Velindre NHS Trust joins WelshPAS

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

24/01/2023
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.

19/01/2023
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.

17/01/2023
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.

23/12/2022
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’.

09/12/2022
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. 

06/12/2022
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’.

05/12/2022
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.

29/11/2022
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).

18/11/2022
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

17/11/2022
Choose Pharmacy STTT boosts infection screening stewardship

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

16/11/2022
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.

10/11/2022
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.

10/11/2022
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.

04/11/2022
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).