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11/05/2023
DHCW awarded Gold in health and wellbeing standard

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

20/04/2023
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.

04/04/2023
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.

03/04/2023
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.

03/04/2023
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).

30/03/2023
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.

28/03/2023
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. 

27/03/2023
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.

20/03/2023
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.

13/03/2023
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.

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’.