Digital First Programme

Digital First is a nationally funded, transformational programme of work with a focus on delivering equal access to digital services, for all patients. The programme looks to understand challenges and inefficiencies in existing care and then collaboratively work will help to improve these issues through digital improvements. This is an evidence-based approach to digital and by working in collaboration with local organisations we can offer a positive influence on local transformation and population health.

News, stories and events

Infected Blood Inquiry – concerns surrounding blood safety

The final report of the Infected Blood Inquiry, led by Sir Brian Langstaff KC, was published on Monday 20 May 2024. This independent public statutory inquiry was established to examine the circumstances in which men, women and children treated by national health services in the United Kingdom were given infected blood and infected blood products, […]

21 May 2024
Reducing waiting lists for Ear, Nose and Throat

NHS organisations in south east London are working together to manage waiting lists and help patients to get an appointment and receive any treatment as quickly as possible. To help reduce the waits for ear, nose and throat (ENT) patients, we are starting a new consultant-led community ENT service which will provide services across south […]

20 May 2024
Celebrating Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week 2024 – and all year round

Today sees the launch of Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week 2024 (#EQW2024), a national campaign for health and care organisations to showcase their work and commitment to delivering a fairer and more inclusive NHS for patients and staff. Each day this week focusses on a different theme and we’ll be supporting the campaign across […]

13 May 2024