The NHS Covid-19 app will now send alerts if English and Welsh users have been in close contact with users in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Jersey and Gibraltar who test positive.
The NHS COVID-19 app, downloaded by over 19 million people in England and Wales, is being updated with the latest technology from Apple and Google. Read about how these updates will do even more to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
Rapid, clinically led digital transformation has helped the NHS and social care cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, something that may not have been possible a few years ago. In his latest blog, Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care reflects on how technology enabled the continuity of care and says thank you to those that made it happen.
The Digital Transformation team at NHSX is carrying out research to reflect on how their team can respond better to a future health crisis. Sophie Rankin, Senior User Researcher at NHSX, explains their approach and how the insights will be used.
Technology has the potential to save lives and help us deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. In the coming weeks, the NHS will be launching a contact-tracing app. NHSX Chief Executive, Matthew Gould, and public health doctor and programme lead, Geraint Lewis, explain how NHSX is leading the development of this critical new tool.
The NHS is facing an unprecedented challenge. Responding to the COVID-19 crisis will require everything we have and more. In the fight against this pandemic, decision-makers will need accurate real-time information.
Find out how we’re accelerating the deployment of video consultation across GP practices, to provide care for people remotely during COVID-19.
Dr James Maguire, clinical lead for secondary care in NHSX, on the benefits of communication tools during Covid-19 and what to consider when using them.
Our team at NHSX recently completed a discovery into Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services (CYPMHS). Read on to find out what we learned and what’s coming next.
NHSX has published the draft NHS Digital Health Technology Standard, aimed at streamlining and speeding up how health technologies are reviewed and commissioned for use in the NHS and social care. Indra Joshi, Rhod Joyce and Nina Wilson at NHSX explain the standard, what's in it for you, and why your feedback is important.