Additional information for digital leaders - August 2023

Additional information for digital leaders - August 2023

Posted On: 10/08/2023

We are working with the British Computer Society to develop draft role profiles for several IT operations and technical job families. To help shape and define the profiles further, we are inviting feedback from colleagues working across these roles.

You can access the profiles and feedback form on the FEDIP Hub (registration is required).

Yinka Makinde, Director of Digital Workforce at NHS England is joined by Dr Navina Evans, Chief Workforce, Training and Education Officer at NHS England, to discuss the upcoming Digital Workforce Plan and the significant role it will play alongside the newly published NHS Long Term Workforce Plan. 

Listen to Building a sustainable health and care workforce, now and in the future.

An updated paper patient registration form is available to all GP practices offering the Register with a GP surgery online service. The new form uses the same standardised question set as the online service and can be used instead of the GMS1 form.

Register with a GP surgery is a free service for GP practices to use and is also available in the NHS App. It is reducing variation in patient experience and has been designed using feedback from patients and practices.

Find out more about both registration formats and how to enrol in the service.

The revamped toolkit helps to encourage patients to use the NHS App. The toolkit contains posters and leaflets, images for social media and websites, and messaging templates to help explain to patients how the NHS App can benefit them.

Please share the toolkit among your network to help promote the NHS App.

Most prescriptions are still paper-based in secondary care. Business analyst Andy Harrison describes the technical groundwork we’ve laid to allow these settings to go digital.

Susie Day, Programme Director for the NHS App, looks at what’s changed since the app’s launch in January 2019 and how its services are evolving post-COVID.