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Digital technologies are helping the NHS and local partners to create healthier futures for local people.

 

Black Country Connected for a Healthier Future

Black Country Connected is a programme to loan residents in the Black Country a Geobook laptop with an option to receive connectivity/wi-fi to to give them access to the internet.

One Health and Care - the new NHS shared care record in Black Country and West Birmingham

One health and care doctor graphic.png​The new NHS shared care record in the Black Country and West Birmingham.

It will let the professionals who are directly involved with your care see relevant information about the care and treatment you’ve had across all services.

Remote monitoring in care homes

Using digital devices we can now accurately monitor things like blood pressure, heart rate and oxygen levels of people in care homes. The readings can be sent automatically to a clinician to review,

NHS App

app.pngOwned and run by the NHS, the NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet. Find out how we are working with local communities to promote usage of the app and also understand how it might benefit our patients.


Future digital schemes coming soon include:

  • Adult respiratory virtual ward

  • Paediatric respiratory virtual ward

  • Blood pressure monitoring (hypertension)

  • Connected Towers