New Vanguard leads new ‘technology’ drive to modernise care for patients with long term health conditions

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The Working Together Partnership Vanguard will be part of one of seven national ‘Test Bed’ innovation centres which will lead a major drive to modernise how the NHS delivers care. ‘Test Beds’ are new collaborations between the NHS and innovators which aim to harness technology to address some of the most complex issues facing patients… Read more »

Accolade for ‘touch of a button technology’ benefiting 2.3 million patients

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Newly introduced “touch of a button” technology, enabling vital patient test reports to be shared quickly and securely for the benefit of clinicians and over two million patients, have been short-listed for a top UK-wide healthcare award. The innovative Working Together Programme, which brings together the collective expertise of NHS Trusts in South Yorkshire, Mid Yorkshire… Read more »

Working Together delivers £400k savings on gloves

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MORE than £400k has been saved by the seven Trusts involved in the Working Together Partnership by combining forces on the purchase of examination gloves and agreeing to standardise the product rather than having numerous different brands at differing prices. The core principle of the project was that all the Trusts should use a standard product that was fit for purpose but that by… Read more »

Patients benefit from sharing of test results

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VITAL patient reports and tests will be able to be shared quickly and securely across the seven NHS Trusts involved in the Working Together Partnership thanks to a unique information sharing solution. As part of the agreement, ICE™ OpenNet is in the process of being rolled out following extensive testing and piloting across the seven Working Together Trusts. The system, which is already in… Read more »