The immunisation, well being and developmental information of practically half one million kids throughout Lancashire are actually being managed by a single info system.
Constructed utilizing System C’s CarePlus software program, the system provides everybody concerned within the care of youngsters within the area acceptable entry to the data wanted to help the well being and wellbeing of youngsters, and to additionally assist defend and safeguard them.
The software program went reside final month following a largely distant deployment and was led by Virgin Care, which runs little one well being info providers in Lancashire, organised throughout 4 hubs.
Michelle Lee, managing director of Virgin Care in Lancashire, mentioned: “We’re delighted to have all our little one well being information managed safely and securely in a single place, and in a approach which helps the Wholesome Baby Programme.
“This go-live is a vital milestone which is able to actually assist help our concentrate on early interventions, preventive measures and on a co-ordinated method to well being.”
The brand new system is linked to the Backbone and the NHS Nationwide Occasions Administration Service which signifies that care professionals are receiving notifications of births, change of addresses, change of GP Practices, and deaths in addition to having the outcomes of the three screening occasions (new child and toddler bodily examinations, listening to and bloodspot outcomes) accessible to them on the level of care.
It additionally permits them to schedule immunisations and vaccinations, in addition to to schedule and report well being improvement critiques.
The go-live concerned migrating 486,062 kids’s information from a legacy EMIS little one well being platform and was performed largely remotely due to Covid-19 restrictions and since the service was unfold throughout 4 totally different websites.
The undertaking has concerned combining information and providers throughout eight CCGs, three native authorities, 5 acute trusts, three group trusts, 176 common practices and one legacy little one well being info system.
Markus Bolton, joint chief govt of System C, mentioned the corporate was delighted with the entire deployment in Lancashire.
“Our groups labored actually very effectively collectively and it’s nice to see the service working reside with a single system that helps the availability of joined up care to native kids,” he added.