Each month our Notts NHS App – Personal Health and Care Record Programme Board meet to discuss progress of the project. After each board meeting key messages are provided to members and stakeholders. As the project progresses, the key messages will be released here too.
Key messages from the November Public Facing Digital Services (PFDS) Programme Board
Digital and Social Inclusion
Get Online Week took place during 19 – 25 October, whilst Get Nottinghamshire Connected were unable to hold its regular roadshow events this year the team undertook a twitter campaign to raise awareness of digital exclusion and benefits of technology, promote training and local support available to help those who needed digital advice over the week through its Support line.
Ashfield Voluntary Action have now begun the delivery phase of testing different models to support their local population as part of the CVS Grant Scheme. Get Notts Connected are continuing to received interest from other community and voluntary sector organisations to participate. If you would like to know more, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Get Nottinghamshire Connected’ dedicated support line and contact email is still available for patients to access if they need a hand with technology, registering for the NHS App or connecting with family, friends and support networks online: 0115 883 8873, email@example.com
Communication and Engagement
The Team have been busy creating a comprehensive communications suite to support GP Practices, Acute Trusts, Community services, Social Care and more in promoting the Notts NHS App to their Staff and patients. The suite will contain a collection of;
If you have any suggestions on other materials you’d like to see incorporated within the communication suite please get in contact via firstname.lastname@example.org
Now our external promotional articles are coming to a close with Nottinghamshire Post, a further options appraisal for communicating the Notts NHS App externally to our population is underway and will be presented back to board following a review from the Communications and Engagement Focus Group.
Patient Advisory Group
This month the Patient Advisory Group received a detailed demonstration of how PKB integrated into the NHS App. They were shown how to move from the NHS App functionality into the PKB functionality without leaving the Notts NHS App. The group discussed how patients could input their own sleep and exercise data and they were also shown how to upload supporting photographic evidence into messages to the practice.
How do I find out more?
If you would like to find out more about the PFDS or Digital Inclusion Project, please send your questions/queries to:
Continued feedback on the usefulness of these monthly key messages would be most helpful – please let us have your thoughts.