Digital Health News
Digital communications system supports collaborative working between primary and secondary care
A digital communication tool is being rolled out across primary and secondary care in Lancashire and South Cumbria. The web-based system, known as ‘Advice and Guidance’ (A&G) allows GPs (and other clinicians working within primary care) to seek help from specialists within secondary care, at the touch of a button.
Supporting primary care through a Digital First approach
The Integrated Care System Digital team has continued to respond at pace to the impact of COVID-19 on our primary care workforce and our patients, and the need to support the implementation of a Digital First approach across the GP practices in Lancashire and South Cumbria.
Patients who have had a video consultation with their GP practice needed to take part in research.
Have you had a video consultation with your GP? We’re currently seeking patients from across Lancashire and South Cumbria to take part in research and tell us their thoughts about video consultations.
Diabetes prevention continues thanks to virtual meetings
A national programme to prevent residents in Lancashire and South Cumbria from developing diabetes has continued to provide support throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic thanks to remote meeting roll-out.
GP practices across Lancashire and South Cumbria are now just a video call away
Every general practice in Lancashire and South Cumbria can offer patients video consultations after a programme to introduce the technology was accelerated in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Supporting GP practices across Lancashire and South Cumbria to work remotely in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)
Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System (ICS) is currently facilitating increased video consultations to support local GPs to carry out remote appointments with patients.
Free Microsoft Teams licences for voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise organisations working to support health and care in Lancashire and South Cumbria
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft has provided Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System with a number of Microsoft Teams licences free for six months.
Innovative digital health project recognised with a national award
The Digital Discharge programme helps health organisations and councils across the region to share patient information more seamlessly and deliver a more efficient discharge process to both the NHS and social care. The programme has been named ‘Best Communication Solution’ at the 2019 Health Tech Digital Awards.
Collaboration success at North Excellence in Supply Awards
Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System and partners have been honoured at the NHS in the North Excellence in Supply Awards.
Digital Exemplars driving digital innovation in Primary Care across Lancashire and South Cumbria
Our Digital Exemplar Programme launched in June 2018 with the goal of developing a programme of digital support for local practices.