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First two digital community pharmacy system suppliers awarded funding to develop an electronic prescription service in Wales
Pride Month 2023: Nathan Stone out and proud

This Pride month we’re sharing stories from some of our staff about their experiences as part of the LGBTQ+ community. Meet Nathan Stone, a Technical Project Manager at DHCW and learn more about his journey to being out and proud.

DHCW teams announced as finalists in Digital Technology Leaders Awards

The Change Ambassador Programme team, along with their leader Jamie Parry, and the Welsh Nursing Care Record team have all been announced as finalists in Computing magazine’s Digital Technology Leaders Awards.

New leadership appointment for hospital e-Prescribing and Medicines Administration programme

Lesley Jones is to lead the biggest change to hospital prescribing and medicines administration in Wales in decades.

Pharmacist holding medicine pack and medicine bottles
Pharmacist holding medicine pack and medicine bottles
An audience with Swansea Bay University Health Board's Secondary Care e-Prescribing Team

A key learning event to support the planned introduction of Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (ePMA) into NHS Wales hospitals takes place at Cardiff City Stadium on May 25, 2023.

Medical equipment, like stethoscopes, pills and masks on a table with a digital screen, keyboard and mouse.
Medical equipment, like stethoscopes, pills and masks on a table with a digital screen, keyboard and mouse.
National 'meet the supplier' event for digital prescribing and medicines administration in hospitals

Healthcare professionals will take part in a ‘meet the supplier’ national showcase event for digital hospital prescribing and medicines administration in Wales on May 24, 2023 at Cardiff City Stadium.

DHCW awarded Gold in health and wellbeing standard

DHCW has achieved success in the Corporate Health Standard  - Gold level -  Enhanced Status Check.

Paediatric inpatient documents to go digital

A ground-breaking digital system for patient notes is set to move into its third phase with children’s inpatient notes to be included in the system.

DHCW finalists at HSJ Digital Awards

The Welsh Nursing Care Record and the team behind a suite of NHS Wales data dashboards, have been announced as finalists at this year’s HSJ Digital Awards.

A spotlight on Research and Innovation in Wales

Rachael Powell and Rachel Gemine at BioWales, London discussing digital transformation, supporting research and innovation through access to data and the importance of effective partnerships.

Community Pharmacy System Innovation Fund to help digitise prescriptions in Wales opens today

The Digital Medicines Transformation Portfolio and Life Sciences Hub Wales are launching a new fund today to help the suppliers of digital community pharmacy systems in Wales deliver an electronic prescription service (EPS).

DHCW at Rewired 2023

DHCW and the digital health community came together for two days of learning and networking at Digital Health Rewired earlier this month.

Vaccine system supports 9 million jabs

The DHCW developed Welsh Immunisation System (WIS) will be supporting the Covid-19 Spring booster programme for Wales, starting on 1 April.

The WIS system has administered 8.9million vaccinations since the beginning of the pandemic, and administered 1.1million vaccinations during the 2022 winter programme from September to December. 

Clinicians to have their say on digital systems across Wales

A new survey will gather feedback from clinicians working for the NHS in Wales on the effectiveness of digital systems currently in use.

Welcome to our new team of GPs

We are delighted to announce that we have a new team of five General Practitioners who have joined DHCW on a part -time basis within our Clinical Directorate.

Welsh Nursing Care Record goes from strength to strength

The Welsh Nursing Care Record continues to go from strength to strength having captured more than 3.9 million inpatient nursing notes during the last 22 months.

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. 

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.

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
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.