I had been trying to get my Mom to do video calls on her computer for a decade. Pushback and inexperience with new technologies just didn’t give her the confidence she needed to step over that line. A lack of trust in the systems to work right and in her ability to navigate the hiccups minimised her willingness to give it a shot. And then along came covid. Due to necessity and front-line assistance (my sister and niece get a hat tip here), Mom finally began to see how beneficial the tools were for improving her state of mind and increasing our awareness of how she is from a long distance durin
Internet First means that externally accessible health and social care digital services must be securely accessible over the public internet by default. These guidelines refer to existing and updated policies to ensure that data is safely accessible.
We are a team of 14 people, split between Leeds, London and Exeter. We are a mixture of clinicians and engineers with varying backgrounds and experiences.
It’s our job to make sure that the risk of harm to patients as a result of health IT is the lowest it can possibly be. We are responsible for the production of two standards, designed to support and guide both the manufacturers of health IT and those organisations who deploy it. By ensuring these standards are in place and supporting people to comply with them, we can keep the risk of patient harm to a minimum.
Of the two standard