Graph showing patients waiting over 52 weeks
By Aaron Speight
Brochures 2 November 2021

Digital solutions can accelerate elective recovery and support new care pathways for patients, according to Tara Donnelly, chief digital officer at NHSX. As hospitals try to catch up with the backlog of five million patients waiting for treatment, she has called for the ‘virtual wards’, set up during the pandemic to monitor Covid patients at home, to be expanded for other conditions where patients would benefit.

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