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Is digital a help or hindrance to reducing health inequality?

Does the shift to digital healthcare risk widening the inequalities that have been highlighted during the coronavirus pandemic?  SCW’s MD Michael van Hemert was one of four panelists to assess the situation at a virtual roundtable event. 

SCW’s cancer specialists published in the British Journal of Cancer (BJC)

The BJC has published an article investigating the results of research to consider the diagnostic performance of faecal immunochemical tests (FIT) for patients with low-risk symptoms of colorectal cancer (CRC) in primary care. 

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Find out what 2,447 people wanted to watch

Viewers flocked to watch the SCW and The King's Fund online panel discussion exploring patient and user engagement in the delivery of virtual care. We discussed how some of the new technologies were making a difference in people's lives and shared examples of how people were being helped to access the support they need in the community. 

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Is it time to incorporate your Primary Care Network?

Creating a legal entity Limited Company to manage the functions of the PCN?  So, what's in it for you?

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The King's Fund and SCW panel investigate person-centred virtual care

Join SCW and the King's Fund for an online panel discussion webinar on 10 March 2021 to discuss patient and user engagement in the delivery of virtual care.

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Collaboration is key - how do you know if you measure up?

You want a successful Primary Care Network (PCN) that supports the member practices to deliver efficient services for your patients. You also want to keep the practices sustainable and resilient. 

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Can digital technology be the saviour for cancer care?

Three million people have now missed cancer screenings due to COVID-19 since March 2020, according to Cancer Research UK.  And 6,400 patients referred to cancer services have waited more than three months for a response.

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SCW GIS Team reaches the Esri Customer Success Award shortlist

SCWs award nomination showcases the success the GIS team are having using the Esri software.

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Playing a crucial part in the winter flu programme

Commissioned by NHS England and NHS Improvement, we're supporting the 20/21 enhanced winter flu programme by optimising uptake of the vaccination among the most eligible groups of people so they protect themselves, their families, their communities as well as the NHS and social care services.