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We build mobile and desktop applications that connect networks of people within the NHS. On the face of it this can sound like marginal innovation. But then many new services can appear that way. Uber is just a taxi service you call from a mobile app, Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and eBay are real world services …

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The deadline for phasing out Pagers has passed and several Trusts are accelerating their efforts to deploy new and more efficient digital solutions. We spoke to doctors, nurses and IT professionals about their experiences in giving up the pager – to see if there was anything we could learn. Why Change now? Dr Tylan, Doctor …

At the start of Jan 2022, we put together a New Year wish list based on feedback from doctors and nurses across the NHS, highlighting some of the things they hope get better at work.

In June 2019, the UK became the first major economy to commit the country to net zero emissions by 2050. According to the Committee on Climate Change, if other countries follow the UK’s lead there could be a 50% chance of avoiding a ‘catastrophic’ temperature rise by the end of the century. In support of …

Recent events brought on by the pandemic have significantly changed the way we work and communicate, showing us that we need greater flexibility and mobile/remote access to information. Bring-your-own-device is a work practice that has increasingly gained momentum not just around the world, but across the UK, where 45% of organisations are encouraging it, including …

Current technology tools used in hospitals have limitations around how connections are made between clinical staff. These tools work as one-to-one communication requiring manual replication to escalate the information to the right people, and it’s often difficult to know who to turn to for what and how. Clinicians constantly reach out to each other to …

The Unified Tech Fund 2021 (UTF) has been launched by NHSx in order to support digital transformation for health and care systems across the country. They are accepting applications from all NHS organisations including CCGs and ICSs (who will receive funding in 2022).

Pager use is still widespread, we share a summary of our most recent research findings here.

  MARKET NEWS  The NHSX framework for Clinical Communications launched back in July was targeting the finalisation of regional budgets by the end of September to release Trusts to apply for funding to support their plans at that point. This hasn’t quite happened yet with the timeline for this step pushed back to the end …

The adoption of Microsoft Teams within the NHS has been a huge success story since the onset of Covid-19 with a reported 90,000 meetings taking place and half a million messages being sent a day. The need to quickly adapt to a more remote way of working whilst maintaining continuity of communication has been supported …