NHS LTP C5: Digitally-enabled care will go mainstream across the NHS…
NHS LTP C5: Digitally-enabled care will go mainstream across the NHS
Milestones to 2024
During 2019 we will introduce controls to ensure new systems purchased by the NHS comply with agreed standards, including those set out in The Future of Healthcare.
2.By 2020, five geographies will deliver a longitudinal health and care record platform linking NHS and local authority organisations, three additional areas will follow in 2021.
3.In 2020/21, people will have access to their care plan and communications from their care professionals via the NHS App; the care plan will move to the individual’s LHCR across the country over the next five years.
By summer 2021, we will have 100% compliance with mandated cyber security standards across all NHS organisations in the health and care system.
In 2021/22, we will have systems that support population health management in every Integrated Care System across England, with a Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) or Chief Information Officer (CIO) on the board of every local NHS organisation.
6.By 2022/23, the Child Protection Information system will be extended to cover all health care settings, including general practices.
By 2023/24 every patient in England will be able to access a digital first primary care offer (see 1.44).
By 2024, secondary care providers in England, including acute, community and mental health care settings, will be fully digitised, including clinical and operational processes across all settings, locations and departments. Data will be captured, stored and transmitted electronically, supported by robust IT infrastructure and cyber security, and LHCRs will cover the whole country.
5.9 People will be empowered, and their experience transformed, by the ability to access, manage and contribute to digital tools, information and services.
work for everyone, digitally savvy and averse, to stay healthy as well as complex needs.
5.10. Well will provide a trustworthy place for people to find health information, apps and register to access NHS services.
NHS App Library, NHS App, NHS login
5.11. The NHS App, standard online way for people to access the NHS. The app will work seamlessly with other services at national and local levels and, where appropriate, be integrated into patient pathways.
open environment for developers to support any communities, conditions, demographhic groups, languages
5.12. In 2019/20, 100,000 women will be able to access their maternity record digitally with coverage extended to the whole country by 2023/24.
And, digital red book for children will be made available in mobile format, feeding into a digital Personal Health Record.
5.13. We will work with the wider NHS, the voluntary sector, developers, and individuals in creating a range of apps to support particular conditions.
5.14. Support for people with long-term conditions will be improved by interoperability of data, mobile monitoring devices and the use of connected home technologies over the next few years.
2020, all patients have access to SCR via NHS App, UEC services with permissions.
2023 SCR moves into PHR in LHCR systems, to send reminders and alerts direct to patients
5.15. Patients’ Personal Health Records will hold a care plan that incorporates information added by the patient themselves, or their authorised carer
Making care plans available to patients and clinicians
to reduce duplication in care, tests
allow timley actions
PHRs hold data patients want to share, incl monitoring devices like digital scales, blood pressure cuffs
Those on condition monitoring programmes, will benefit from these insights, and can monitor symptoms - which could lead to contact from health adviser/ clinician to help individual stay well.
People can add info re. living circumstances so reasonable adjustments can be made.
Supporting health and care professionals
5.16. The information technology revolution in the NHS also needs to make it a more satisfying place for our staff to work.
5.17. Supporting moves towards prevention and support, we will go faster for community-based staff
5.18. We will also invest in enhancing the digital leadership of the NHS
Supporting clinical care
5.19. Digital transformation will enable us to make big strides towards forging a lifelong relationship between people and the NHS.
5.20. Patients, clinicians and the carers working with them will have technology designed to help them
5.21. If people need NHS advice or care, they will have increasing digital options.
5.22. All providers, across acute, community and mental health settings, will be expected to advance to a core level of digitisation by 2024.
5.23. A new wave of Global Digital Exemplars will enable more trusts to use world-class digital technology and information to deliver better care, more efficiently.
5.24. Technology will enable the NHS to redesign clinical pathways.
5.25. By 2022, technology will better support clinicians to improve the safety of and reduce the health risks faced by children and adults.
Improving population health
5.26. During 2019, we will deploy population health management solutions to support ICSs to understand the areas of greatest health need and match NHS services to meet them.
5.27. The use of de-personalised data extracted from local records, in line with information governance safeguards, will enable more sophisticated population health management approaches and support world-leading research.
Improving clinical efficiency and safety
5.28. Digital technology can support the NHS to deliver high quality specialist care more efficiently.
5.29. In the coming years AI will make it possible for many tasks to be automated, quality to increase and staff to focus on the complexity of human interactions that technology will never master.
5.30. We will ensure NHS systems and data are secure through the implementation of security and monitoring systems across the whole estate, the education of all staff, and the design of systems and services to be resilient and recoverable.
5.31. To achieve these digital advances, we need to create the right environment and infrastructure for innovation to thrive.