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Health Minister sees DHCW digital innovations in action

Health Minister Eluned Morgan saw Digital Heath and Care Wales (DHCW)  systems and services in action during visits to DHCW’s Cardiff office and Neath Port Talbot (NPT) Hospital this month.

New partnership streamlines COVID-19 autumn 2023 booster campaign

A partnership between Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW) and Vaccination Programme Wales has streamlined delivery of the COVID-19 autumn 2023 booster campaign.

Bowel Screening expands to include 51-54 year olds

The Bowel Screening Information Management System developed and supported by Digital Health and Care Wales is supporting the expansion of the Bowel screening programme in Wales to younger ages.

WASPI success recognised by industry experts

The Wales Accord on the Sharing of Personal Information (WASPI) has been shortlisted for Privacy Team of the Year and Governance Team of the Year at the GRC World Forums Risk awards which celebrate global excellence in Governance, Risk and Compliance.

DHCW achieves international standard for service management

Digital Heath and Care Wales has retained its accreditation to the International Standard for Service Management (ISO 20000).

First GP practice goes live with electronic radiology requesting

A pilot project of electronic radiology requesting for GPs has successfully gone live in a South Wales practice. Radiology requests from primary care follow the success of electronic pathology test requests which are now being used by over 350 practices across Wales.

Three more digital community pharmacy system suppliers awarded vital funding to develop an electronic prescription service in Wales

The Community Pharmacy System Innovation Fund (CPSIF), set up to support the delivery of an EPS in Wales, has made three further grant awards to digital community pharmacy system suppliers, bringing the total number of organisations who have benefitted to five.

Digital Medicines Director shortlisted for UK award

The director at the helm of one the biggest digital healthcare changes in Wales has been shortlisted for a prestigious UK IT award.

Digital Medicines Transformation Portfolio at leading UK event

Professor Hamish Laing, Senior Responsible Owner of the Digital Medicines Transformation Portfolio (DMTP) will speak on progress towards fully digital prescribing in all care settings for patients and healthcare professionals.


An opportunity for shared listening and learning at HETT Show 2023

Key milestone reached - delivering an Electronic Prescription Service in Wales

Live testing is about to begin of a new Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) which will see prescriptions sent electronically from a GP practice to the pharmacy of a patient’s choice, without the need for a paper prescription form.

Quality Assurance & Regulatory Compliance team - finalists in NHS Wales Awards 2023

The NHS Wales awards celebrate excellence in health and care across Wales.

DHCW welcomes refreshed Digital and Data Strategy

Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW) has welcomed the publication of the Welsh Government’s refreshed Digital and Data Strategy for Health and Social care.

Choose Pharmacy- ten years of 'making a positive difference'

Choose pharmacy – the NHS Wales digital records system used by pharmacists– is celebrating its 10th anniversary this summer.

Welsh Patient Administration System links-up North Wales

A huge programme of work has successfully linked up separate versions of the Welsh Patient Administration System (WelshPAS) in North Wales, bringing together all areas of the Betsi Cadwaladr University (BCU) Health Board into one single version of the WelshPAS.

Animated Video Showcases Digital Medicines Transformation Portfolio

The way medicines are prescribed, dispensed and administered in Wales is changing – and the team behind this exciting innovation has created a video to help patients, the public and health professionals understand how these changes will benefit them.

Graduates together in an office laughing and throwing a mortar board in the air
Graduates together in an office laughing and throwing a mortar board in the air
First Graduates celebrate Change Ambassador Programme

The DHCW-led Change Ambassador Programme completed its first graduation event last week with more than 40 students successfully graduating and sharing their stories of how the programme has helped them to lead change.

Celebrating NHS 75

As the NHS marks its 75th birthday, Helen Thomas, CEO of Digital Health and Care Wales, reflects on the dramatic changes we have seen in healthcare since the health service’s inception.

Digital health and care in focus at two NHS 75th anniversary events

Digital Health and Care Wales and the Digital Medicines Transformation Portfolio are looking forward to showcasing their work at two upcoming national conferences and events to mark the 75th anniversary of the NHS.

NHS Wales e-Library: e-Resource feedback surveys

The NHS Wales e-Library provides a comprehensive range of e-Resources for healthcare professionals such as evidence summaries, guidelines and e-learning.