Digital Health Unplugged
Digital Health Unplugged: September news team debrief

Digital Health Unplugged: September news team debrief

September 8, 2020

In this episode of Digital Health Unplugged we take a look at the electronic patient record contracts signed with Epic this year.
Join host Andrea Downey along with editor Hannah Crouch and editor-in-chief Jon Hoeksma as they look why Epic are having a resurgence in the NHS.

Digital Health Unplugged: Tech in care homes

Digital Health Unplugged: Tech in care homes

August 25, 2020

This episode of Digital Health Unplugged looks at the use of technology in care homes and its importance during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.
Join host Andrea Downey with Mandy Thorn, chair of Marches Care which owns care home The Uplands in Shropshire,  Carey Bloomer, managing director of The Uplands, and Keith Strahan, principal clinical lead for NHS Digital’s social care programme as they look at the importance of digital solutions in the adult care sector.

Digital Health Unplugged: August news team debrief

Digital Health Unplugged: August news team debrief

August 11, 2020

Join Digital Health's editorial team, senior reporter Andrea Downey, editor Hannah Crouch, editor-in-chief Jon Hoeksma as they look at what's making headlines at the moment.

This episode they look at the use of digital services in primary care and whether or not they're here to stay after the Covid-19 pandemic is over.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he wants GP services to be teleconsultations first, but the Royal College of GPs said remote services won't work for everyone.

Digital Health Unplugged: The Shuri Network one year on

Digital Health Unplugged: The Shuri Network one year on

July 28, 2020

One year after the Shuri Network was launched they returned to Digital Health Virtual Summer School to provide an update on what they've achieved over the last 12 months and what their plans for the future are.
Tune in to hear from co-founders Dr Shera Chok and Sarah Amani, along with a live panel discussion with Network members.

Digital Health Unplugged: Breaking the Covid-19 backlog

Digital Health Unplugged: Breaking the Covid-19 backlog

July 14, 2020

Host Andrea Downey chats to Tom Whicher, founder of DrDoctor, and Graham Kendall, director of the Digital Healthcare Council, about the backlog of appointments left over from Covid-19 and the role technology has to play in easing pressure on the NHS.

Digital Health Unplugged: Contact-tracing app U-turn

Digital Health Unplugged: Contact-tracing app U-turn

June 30, 2020

Join senior reporter Andrea Downey, editor Hannah Crouch, and editor-in-chief Jon Hoeksma as they look at the reasons behind the U-turn, the £11.8 million cost and when an app might be rolled-out nationally.

Digital Health Unplugged: June news team debrief

Digital Health Unplugged: June news team debrief

June 16, 2020

Join senior reporter Andrea Downey, editor Hannah Crouch and editor-in-chief Jon Hoeksma as they discuss the National Audit Office’s report into the state of digital services across the NHS in England.
The report found local NHS organisations are facing “significant challenges” when it comes to working towards digital transformation.

Digital Health Unplugged: Delivering digital mental health care

Digital Health Unplugged: Delivering digital mental health care

June 2, 2020

Tools for digital mental health care have been around for a number of years but since the onset of Covid-19, like many other services, mental health care has had to fast-track the tech.

Hear from Dr James Reed, psychiatrist and CCIO Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and Prof. Joe McDonald, psychiatrist and medical director at Sleep Station on how the service has coped, the benefits of digital tools and how trusts can prepare for a digital future.

Digital Health Unplugged: May news team debrief (still at home)

Digital Health Unplugged: May news team debrief (still at home)

May 19, 2020

In this episode our news team take another look at the NHS contact-tracing app, following it's launch of the Isle of Wight.

Join senior reporter Andrea Downey, editor Hannah Crouch, and editor-in-chief Jon Hoeksma as they look at the whether the app will be successful, if NHSX has taken the right approach, and the continuing concerns around contact-tracing.

Digital Health Unplugged: Data and accountability in the NHS

Digital Health Unplugged: Data and accountability in the NHS

May 5, 2020

Join host and senior reporter Andrea Downey, alongside Hamza Drabu, commercial law partner at health and social care law firm DAC Beachcroft; Darryn Hale, senior associate, DAC Beachcroft; and Phil Booth, coordinator, privacy group medConfidential, as they discuss concerns around using patient data to trace corornavirus and the steps the NHS needs to take to ensure privacy.

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