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CAN Awards 2023: Celebrating innovation in cyber security
The Cyber Associates Network Awards highlight and celebrate innovation and digital expertise within cyber security across the NHS.
New survey of public health shows strong link between poor health and loneliness: statistical press release
Adults in England who reported bad or very bad health are more than three times as likely to report feeling lonely than those with good or very good health.
Online GP registrations reach 240,000 as new digital NHS service grows
GP practices are being encouraged to join a new national online service making registering patients quicker and easier.
Consultation launched on sharing data from private healthcare providers with NHS
People are being invited to share their views on recommendations that NHS England should collect and process information on healthcare activity carried out at private hospitals.
Events to help shape future of IT systems at the heart of the NHS
IT professionals across health and social care are being invited to have their say over future plans for the IT systems that underpin the NHS
Electronic prescriptions reach one billion a year
The Electronic Prescription Service is now the default method for prescribing and dispensing prescriptions in primary care in England, with almost one billion prescription items dispensed electronically in the last 12 months.
NHS Digital and NHS England complete merger
The move brings the NHS’s national data and technology expertise together into one organisation, supporting the best care for patients.
Scarlet fever among NHS website’s top ten most searched for conditions in 2022
Latest figures show there were an estimated 2.6 million visits a day to the health website last year, with chickenpox and monkeypox among those seeing big increases
New cyber security resources available online as part of Keep I.T. Confidential campaign
NHS Digital’s security awareness toolkit, Keep I.T. Confidential, has been updated with additional cyber security resources to help support clinical settings and social care organisations to improve security culture within their workplace.
New online community launched to support health tech professionals
The new developer community provides quick and easy access to commonly asked questions for those involved in healthcare software.