An NHS Digital service which enables information about flu vaccinations to be sent electronically from pharmacies to GP practices has been rolled out.
The 5 year deal in England is in its 2nd year now & has heralded an announcement about a discharge referral service from hospital to community pharmacy
This podcast series will explore where we go next as a profession. We will find the most forward-thinking people with an interest in technology and health.
The decision to refuse an application submitted by Pharmacy2U for its new Leicester hub is significant not only for the wider NHS pharmacy network.
Gary Paragpuri runs Hub and Spoke Innovations which is a specialist consultancy run by pharmacy experts that aims to help pharmacists and dispensing GPs grow their businesses and provide a better service for their patients through technology.
Well has now completed its rollout of Central Fulfilment, enabled by a new integrated PMR, in just over a year. Now live in 746 pharmacies across England, Scotland and Wales this has laid the foundations for Well to integrate services.
NHS Highland’s innovative video consulting service NHS Near Me has been recognised by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. NHS Near Me has received this year’s Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Lucian Leape Institute Medtronic Safety and Culture Technology Award for improving patient safety through the successful implementation of technology and culture change. The service provides outpatient consultations either at a patient’s home or at a local NHS Highland clinic and has been rolled out across the health board area over the last year.
The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit today announced at the TIME 100 Health Summit in New York that they are working together to help drive timely diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (AFib) with the aim of improving earlier detection in individuals at increased risk of stroke.
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has identified that some online pharmacies have supplied these high-risk medicines to patients without appropriate steps being taken by the pharmacy owner, prescriber, responsible pharmacist or other members of the team to check that the medicine being prescribed and dispensed was clinically appropriate for the patient.
Scottish researchers are developing a ‘bandage’ sensor to help detect how wounds are healing.