New guidance materials that explain why NHS Wales collects information about patients and how this data may be used is now available from the DHCW website.
There is a major outage of a computer system that is used to refer patients from NHS 111 Wales to out-of-hours GP providers. This system is used by Local Health Boards to coordinate these services for patients. The ongoing outage is significant and has been far reaching, impacting each of the four nations in the UK. Read more.
Digital Health and Care Wales, Cwmpas and the Wales Council for Voluntary Action is collaboratively hosting their first Digital Summit in Wales on Tuesday 27 September 2022.
You are invited to attend Digital Health and Care Wales’ Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 28th July 2022 at 4pm.
A multi-vendor framework for e-prescribing in secondary care (ePMA) is to be established by Digital Health and Care Wales, on behalf of NHS Wales health boards and Velindre University NHS Trust.
A national cancer dashboard was in the spotlight during the nominations ceremony at this year’s Moondance Cancer Awards, highlighting teams and people across NHS Wales and its partners who innovate cancer services across Wales.
A new national dashboard has been launched that will identify trends in colorectal cancer and allow clinicians in Wales to adjust services for better patient care.
Claire Osmundsen-Little, Digital Health and Care Wales’ Director of Finance and Deputy CEO has landed the title of ‘Finance Leader of the Year’ at the Digital Finance Function Awards.
Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW) has signed The Armed Forces Covenant, demonstrating its commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community.
The much-anticipated migration of data from Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) West’s Patient Information Management System (PIMS) into the BCUHB Central instance of DHCW’s Welsh Patient Administration System (WelshPAS) successfully went live on Monday 16th May 2022.
Thousands of vulnerable people in Wales who test positive for COVID-19 are being given easy access to anti-viral medication thanks to a partnership between Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW) and Wales’ National Antiviral Service (NAVS).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Digital Health and Care Wales is pleased to welcome two new executive directors to the Board this month.
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.
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.
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.