Digital Health News
Advice and Guidance project update
The locally developed digital communication tool is now available across all acute providers across Lancashire and South Cumbria.
Covid-19 virtual ward monitors patients at home in Lancashire and South Cumbria
NHS hospital trusts are working together with GP practices and local providers across Lancashire and South Cumbria to monitor vulnerable patients with Covid-19 from their own homes.
Florence Nightingale 2020 Virtual Conference a great success
Last month, we told you about how an abstract on ‘Embracing technology to improve patient care’, written by Anne Greenwood Primary Care Digital First and GPN Lead for Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System, had been selected for the Nightingale 2020 Virtual Conference that was held on 27 and 28 October 2020.
Self Care Week 16 - 22 November 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has made the need to practice self-care more evident than ever: the challenges for some of managing finances or debt, being restricted in our social movements, uncertainty around employment, and/or being at higher risk of contracting the virus due various factors all make looking after ourselves of utmost importance.
‘Embracing technology to improve patient care’ abstract selected for showcase at 2020 Nightingale virtual conference
An abstract on ‘Embracing technology to improve patient care’, written by Anne Greenwood Primary Care Digital First and GPN Lead for Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System, has been selected for the Nightingale 2020 Virtual Conference on 27 and 28 October 2020.
Moving to a single Electronic Patient Record across Lancashire and South Cumbria
The Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System (ICS) has a five-year strategic vision to improve the lives and healthcare outcomes for our 1.8m citizens
Microsoft Office 365 rollout across primary care
All GP practices across Lancashire and South Cumbria are in the process of having their digital technology upgraded from their current Microsoft Office 2010 package to the newer Microsoft Office 365 (O365) version.
New service helps reduce waiting times for people who have fallen at home across Lancashire
The integrated home response and falls lifting service was set up in October 2019 to provide a non-emergency visiting response with home responders to help residents in Lancashire who have fallen in their own homes.
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.