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Vitality Partnership and Digital Life Sciences shortlisted in HealthInvestor awards

Vitality website

  We are very excited to announce that together with our colleagues at The Vitality Partnership, DLS been shortlisted in two categories of the prestigious HealthInvestor Awards; IT Innovator of the year and Public, Private partnership. In 2014, Vitality and DLS formed a partnership with a joint commitment to improve patient access. Using the DLS […]

Voting is open for the Digital Leaders 100 Best Citizen Services App

Vitality app

Voting is open for the Digital Leaders 100 awards and we think it is pretty cool to have been selected to go forward to the public vote in the Best Citizen Services App Category, with Vitality Partnership and the new Vitality Health Hub app. The category recognises businesses that have created a mobile app that has had a transformational […]

InnovateUK launches the Long Term Care Revolution

Last week I attended the London briefing event for the new innovateUK national challenge, The Long Term Care Revolution. Designed to encourage innovators to radically rethink long-term care, Jackie Marshall-Balloch, lead technologist for the competition, asked participants to think big and take risks to overturn conventional thinking and create new models and markets for the […]

Really? I can see the doctor now?

Really? I can see the doctor now?

You might not have noticed but something exciting has been happening in Birmingham: you can now speak to a GP when you want to, not when you’re told to! Vitality Partnership is a single GP organisation that operates across 13 different locations in Sandwell and Birmingham. One of the first GP “super practices”, Vitality has […]

Notes from the Digital Catapult’s health and social care integration pitstop

Last week I spent three fantastic days at London’s Digital Catapult centre working on digital solutions that could help facilitate better health and social care integration. Called a ‘pitstop’, the event was part accelerator, part conference and brought together experts and innovators from local authorities, government, digital businesses and universities who over the course of […]

Digital Life Sciences is now a UK government approved G Cloud supplier

Public sector organisations can now buy our Software as a Service (SaaS) products from G Cloud 6. G Cloud is the ground-breaking commissioning framework that provides businesses of all sizes the same opportunity to offer commodity cloud services to government. In order to secure a place on the framework, Digital Life Sciences has successfully completed […]

Digital Life Sciences helps design the new Evelina London Children’s Hospital website

Evelina Children's Hospital website

Digital Life Sciences are proud to have worked with children, parents and staff at Evelina London Children’s Hospital to design a fantastic new website that launches today. Evelina London cares for children and young people from across south London and south east England. Children’s services are mainly located in a state-of-the-art building at Waterloo, but […]

Two DLS projects shortlisted for AXA PPP HealthTech and You Awards

Our congratulations go out to two of our digital health partners, both shortlisted in the most innovative provider category of the AXA PPP HealthTech and You awards. Our Year Zero partner Sitekit has been shortlisted with their eredbook project. Part of the Dallas Year Zero programme which has been project managed by Digital Life Sciences, eRedbook […]

What did the doctor say? – I wasn’t really listening.

What did the doctor say, I wasn't really listening

In 2012 the NHS Grampian Health Innovations team ran some workshops with Glasgow School of Art to test how much patients understood about their diagnosis. The results were quite revealing – many newly diagnosed patients were unsure of their diagnosis and it’s implications. I know that from my experience with my mum, a razor sharp […]

Building the NHS Organisations of the future starts with the citizen

The NHS Five Year Forward View fired the starting gun for a new generation of integrated care systems. And NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has made clear that if your organisation wants in, there is one thing you absolutely must have in your kit bag: the ability to connect patients with doctors and nurses […]