17 January 2022
How an interest in digital nursing led System C's Jacqueline Davis first to a career change and then to the launch of the Early Digital Healthcare Leadership Programme, in conjunction with the Florence Nightingale Foundation.
23 November 2021
Digital training and education is imperative in getting the right people into digital transformation. The Early Digital Healthcare Leadership Programme will enable nurses to be healthcare’s key enablers for our future's digital change.
30 July 2021
Data-driven targeted early support programmes would go a long way towards helping integrated care systems to address the wider determinants of health and wellbeing, and to improve outcomes, writes Brian Waters
10 May 2021
Nigel Foster on the need to not just restore services and reduce backlogs but to tackle potential inequalities in access, experience and outcomes
16 April 2021
David Grigsby on delivering against the new Health & Social Care white paper.
15 March 2021
Nurses account for around 80% of clinical digital users but have historically been under-represented in digital roles within the NHS.
11 March 2021
ICSs will be shaped by analysis of comprehensive data on the populations they serve...
29 January 2021
The use and sharing of data in understanding and responding to Covid-19 has given us a glimpse of a transformed future.
14 January 2021
The long-awaited integration of health and social care seemed a step closer with the promise in the NHS long term plan of a nationwide structure of Integrated Care Systems by 2021. ICSs hold up real prospects of more joined up commissioning and services in support of local populations.
17 December 2020
Measuring digital maturity has its advocates and detractors and interest in measuring digital maturity inevitably waxes and wanes, but it does seem to be at the forefront of people’s minds once again in the NHS as we look at where next on how to target limited investment priorities.
30 November 2020
The year 2020 will be one to remember, or perhaps more appropriately forget…
9 June 2020
The need for real-time health and care information at the local level has never been more pressing.
25 February 2020
Levelling up is good, levelling down is not
24 February 2020
Digital transformation is not just about funding, skills and standards. Persistence and patience are also key, says Dr Jonathan Bloor.
4 November 2019
The time has come for a digitally-enabled integration of health and social care, writes Jonathan Bloor
11 September 2018
New technology is already changing the way care services are looking after the people of Greater Manchester.
15 June 2018
While the widespread use of WhatsApp in the NHS shows that clinicians see value in technology, Dr Jonathon Bloor thinks the health service needs secure messaging platforms that are part of clinical workflow tool and integrated with EPRs to deliver benefits across whole health economies.
6 June 2018
Take any successful manufacturing company, engineering firm or airport operator, they will have got their business and operational flow completely sussed. They will be using technology to give them visibility of what is happening at any stage in their business, and will use those insights to support real-time interventions and decision-making. Why isn’t this happening yet in health?
9 April 2018
The 22 January 2018 was a quietly defining moment for digital healthcare: NHS Digital released long-awaited guidance on the use of public cloud services for NHS and social care data. Dr Jon Shaw considers exactly what this means for digital healthcare.
30 January 2018
Momentum is fast building behind the use of digital technology to integrate care across whole populations and health economies – from direct care to research, care planning and provision.