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GPs and authorised health and care professionals in the NHS will now be able to access primary care records for patients registered at other practices during the Coronavirus epidemic.
More than a million people have now registered with NHS login following an upsurge in demand for digital services during the coronavirus pandemic.
Trials begin of machine learning system to help hospitals plan and manage COVID-19 treatment resources developed by NHS Digital and University of Cambridge
Trials have begun of a system that will use machine learning to help predict the upcoming demand for intensive care (ICU) beds and ventilators needed to treat patients with COVID-19 at individual hospitals and across regions in England.
New functionality has been added to the NHS App allowing patients across England to use it to choose a pharmacy to have their repeat prescriptions sent to directly.
Data from NHS Digital is being used by researchers in the fight to find treatment for patients diagnosed with coronavirus.
A tool that provides data on protected vulnerable children for the NHS and local authorities is being broadened to include school nurses and health visitors.
NHS Digital has permitted the use of a virtual Smartcard and streamlined processes for physical cards, giving new staff fast access to hospital systems. This is important for the new Nightingale Hospitals where thousands of staff need to be verified and onto systems quickly.
Research this week shows 38% of people have increased their use of NHS technology since the start of the Coronavirus outbreak.
Dashboard shows the total number of NHS Pathways triages through 111 and 999, and online assessments in 111 online which have received a potential COVID-19 final disposition.