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Leeds goes live with GP Connect

GP practices and clinical staff in Leeds can share and view authorised information and data between IT systems, quickly and efficiently, using GP Connect. GP Connect is an NHS Digital led programme, connecting health and care data and supporting clinical staff by making medical information held within the patient’s GP…

A short film made to celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS highlights some of the innovations that are helping to improve the health and wellbeing of Leeds residents.

The film highlights how at Street Lane practice they’ve reduced dermatology referrals by 70% by using technology that allows specialist GPs to provide their expertise to colleagues. It also shows how the Leeds Care Record helps to connect all the different professionals throughout the health and social care sector to…

Alexandra Stevens, Hospital Social Worker on Leeds Care Record

Alexandra Stevens, Hospital Social Worker talks about how Leeds Care Record is used to support her role.

Dr Mike Stockton talks about how Leeds Care Record has made a significant change in hospice care

Mike Stockton, Consultant in Palliative Medicine on Leeds Care Record in Hospices. 

Digital Achievements to Improve Health and Care in Leeds

An interactive Leeds Digital Achievements Roadmap for 2017/18.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals approves further development of in-house EHR

The board of The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has given the green light for the development of its in-house electronic health record (EHR) to continue for another three years. Known as PPM+, Leeds’ own EHR system has been in development since 2003 and is now integrated with over 35…

Leeds Involving People: Leeds Care Record Report 2017

Please find below the report following independent engagement by Leeds Involving People in October 2017, seeking the views of patients around the proposed changes to Leeds Care Record which would allow the system to share care plans and result in the communications material being updated. Read the full report here.…

Leed’ing the way as Britain’s healthcare innovators

Leeds has been recognised as leaders in health innovation and has claimed fifth place overall UK Smart Cities Index. Commissioned by Huawei UK and conducted by Navigant Consulting, the Index is based on evaluations of 20 cities and their strategies, key projects and overall readiness in using digital technology to…

Leeds council develops Person Held Record for locals

Leeds residents will soon be able to better manage their health online following the development of an open platform-based Person Held Record. The £1.8 million Leeds PHR programme will kick off next year, developed in 12-month blocks, as part of an initial three-year pilot led by Leeds City Council in…

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How Leeds hospitals are ‘leading the way’ in latest technology

From ultrasound scanners to mechanical surgery tools, doctors have long been using technology to shape care for patients in hospitals. But leaps in digital tech are now paving the way for innovations in bedside care, in a breakthrough that will see nurses equipped with new electronic tools to transform their…