NHS Digital have published their report ‘Digital inclusion for health and social care’ as a guide to help healthcare providers, commissioners, and designers ensure that services delivered digitally are as inclusive as possible, meeting the needs of all sections of the population.  To read the full report and download the guide please click here. 

by Heather Smith

NHS England’s global digital exemplar strategy in doubt amid looming cull of central IT projects Promised £200m second wave of exemplar trusts in limbo Strategy has been led by departing NHS England deputy CEO Matthew Swindells The future of the national strategy to improve NHS providers’ IT systems is in doubt amid budget constraints and …

by Heather Smith

Latest news, events & funding opportunities from the Manchester Ecosystem.

by Matt Grek

Health technology expert panel meets for the first time The Healthtech Advisory board will advise Matt Hancock on his technology vision for health and social care. IT experts, clinicians and academics will come together at the first meeting of the Healthtech Advisory Board today (19 November 2018) to help guide the government on its mission …

by Matt Grek

The meeting on July 12th of the Manchester Connected Health Ecosystem brought together delegates from academia, industry, and the NHS & social care organisations to hear about the opportunities enabled by the recent awarding of Local Health Care Record Exemplar (LHCRE) status to the City-Region. Healthcare data needs to be able to accessible by both …

by Heather Smith

Manchester is to become home to a world-class ‘designer drug’ project aimed at developing personalised treatments for deadly diseases such as cancer. Global research and development firm Qiagen is to move its European operation to the Oxford Road corridor in a partnership with the NHS, council, universities and existing institutions such as the Christie Hospital , a move seen …

by Heather Smith

Event date: 17 April 2018 As part of the ongoing work to position the GM CHC in the current health innovation landscape, the meeting was organised to share progress and best practice with key stakeholders from across the region, demonstrating the achievements of the GM CHC programme and how best to go forward.  The slides and …

by Matt Grek