9 June 2022
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 portfolio brings together the programmes and projects to make the prescribing, dispensing and administration of medicines everywhere in Wales easier, safer, more efficient and effective, through digital.
Following an independent review into electronic prescribing in Wales, Eluned Morgan MS, Minister for Health and Social Services set out her ambition for a comprehensive digital medicines plan for Wales ,
“We want to make sure services deliver the best outcomes for citizens, and are designed around how citizens and service providers want to use and manage those services… This programme will transform prescribing in Wales, supported by a digital platform"
The Digital Medicines Transformation Portfolio coordinates four different areas of work, all of which have connections with each other:
More details are available on the DMTP webpage, or you can sign up to the DMTP newsletter. The Portfolio Senior Responsible Owner, Professor Hamish Laing has also made a short video explaining the portfolio.