New data alliance to enhance medical research

The newly formed UK Health Data Research Alliance will develop new ways to design and support the medical research of the future.

Pilot to increase electronically processed GP prescriptions

Eight GP practices are to pilot the fourth phase of the EPS, which could see 95 per cent of prescriptions processed electronically.

Radical culture change needed to keep trust in health data

A radical culture change is needed to ensure the NHS can deliver the benefits using patient data for care and maintain public trust.

£150,000 annual savings due to speech recognition tech

An NHS trust is set to save more than £150,000 per year in outsourced transcription costs due to new clinical speech recognition technology.

New standard to improve information sharing

NHS Digital has published a new standard that will improve sharing clinical information between community pharmacies and GP practices.