Chapter 5 of the NHS Long Term Plan outlines how digitally-enabled care will go mainstream across the NHS. The Long Term Plan was published in 2019 looking ahead at the following 10 years. With the COVID-19 pandemic we have already seen a vast change in the use of digital solutions. From now until 2029 more digital changes are on the horizon.
Following the positive preliminary results of three COVID-19 vaccines, logistical issues have been raised. For the NHS, important questions have come to the surface, amongst which what temperature the vaccine needs to be stored at and how to best monitor the vaccine stays stored at this temperature.
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston Foundation Trust had previously adopted the prescription tracking and ordering system Web Tracker. Following a General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) inspection in 2017 the trust concluded a solution for their controlled drug ordering was required. Following contact with Promatica Digital, it was concluded that the Promatica Digital CD ordering system could be implemented within Web Tracker and allowed for a fitting change from a paper-based to a digital system.