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DHCW staff join healthcare professionals for student showcase

DHCW colleagues joined health and social care professionals at a showcase event in Swansea to share examples of innovative research being undertaken as part of the MSc Digital Transformation for the Health and Care Professions at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. 

DHCW collaborate with universities to give future nurses insight into digital healthcare system

Student nurses at universities across Wales are being given the opportunity to gain hands-on experience of an NHS Wales digital nursing system before they go on their first work placements.

10 millionth Covid vaccination recorded in Wales

The Welsh Immunisation System (WIS) has now reached a huge milestone and recorded 10 million vaccinations being carried out across Wales. 

Positive Solutions approved to roll out electronic prescribing software in Wales

Positive Solutions is the third supplier to be given the go-ahead to use its Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) technology in Wales.

Electronic prescription technology approved for use in Boots in Wales

Roll out of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) in Wales, which is making a big difference to patients and healthcare staff, continues to gather pace. 

Deadline nears for Electronic Prescription Service grants to transform Welsh pharmacy systems

The next deadline for pharmacy system suppliers to apply for grants to help develop electronic prescription service (EPS) technology for use in Wales is fast approaching on July 4, 2024. 

Mental health discovery project shortlisted at NHS Wales Awards

A 12-week project to identify challenges and opportunities in mental health services across Wales has been shortlisted for an NHS Wales Award.  

DHCW sets out strategy to transform health and care services by 2030

The transformational role Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW) will play in the delivery of health and care services has been set out in a new long-term strategy.  

Big Data team celebrates another successful event: Learning in partnership

Last week, the Advanced Analytics team in the National Data Resource, in partnership with Life Sciences Hub Wales, held its fourth Big Data event, welcoming record numbers to its online webinar. 

Healthcare technology provider EMIS tests its electronic prescription software for use in Wales

As pharmacies prepare for a new digital service that will completely change the way prescriptions are managed, EMIS is announced as the fifth IT system supplier to test its technology to support electronic prescriptions in Wales. 

DHCW shortlisted for two awards in the Welsh NHS Sustainability Awards 2024

The Welsh Nursing Care Record (WNCR) and DHCW’s Estates Rationalisation project have both been recognised for their sustainability efforts in the Prosperous Wales Award.

"Highly Commended Award"

'Highly Commended Award' at the Healthcare People Management Association Cymru Awards 2024 goes to our People

Data and analytics advancement for NHS Executive through National Data and Analytics Platform

In March 2024, a cross-organisational team handling important national data in Wales achieved an important milestone.

Healthcare IT supplier Clanwilliam tests its electronic prescriptions technology in Wales

Delivery of an Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) in Wales is gathering pace, with healthcare IT supplier Clanwilliam testing its technology to support the programme.  

Commemorative plaques mark first use of electronic prescription service in Wales

The first GP surgery and pharmacy to use electronic prescriptions in Wales have been honoured with the presentation of commemorative plaques. 

Diabetes View brings together information for diabetes patients

Diabetes View is now available for all health boards currently using the Diabetes Consultation Note in the latest version of the Welsh Clinical Portal (WCP).

Invatech given green light to roll out electronic prescribing across Wales

In a further exciting milestone for electronic prescribing in Wales, the pharmacy system supplier Invatech has been given the green light to roll out its technology across Wales.

Upgraded WCP mobile app welcomed by healthcare workers

Doctors can now use their mobile devices for checking patients documents, without having to access a shared ward computer.

Digital pharmacy system helps free up nearly 26,000 GP appointments across Wales in one month

Nearly 26,000 GP appointments were freed up in February alone thanks to a digital system that’s available to all pharmacies across Wales.

Positive Solutions tests Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) in Wales

Positive Solutions has become the latest pharmacy system supplier to develop and test technology to help deliver an Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) in Wales.