Intensive Care in the Digital Age: Ascom UK & Digital Health and Care Wales

Intensive Care in the Digital Age: Ascom UK & Digital Health and Care Wales


The webinar will explore how Ascom UK is helping Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW) digitalise intensive care across Wales.

Ascom UK’s senior clinical consultant, Janine Thomas, will cover how stakeholder engagement with DHCW is integral in its transformation from paper to digital development.

This includes understanding different hospital teams’ challenges and requirements and creating the necessary complementary workflows to provide holistic care.

Prof Tamas Szakmany MBE, Consultant in Adult Intensive Care and Anaesthesia, Aneurin Bevan UHB, will cover the anticipated benefits for clinicians to deliver comprehensive care across multiple departments, and will discuss how the challenges along this pilot project are being met.

About the project:

Ascom UK was asked to develop and manage a national Wales Intensive Care Information System (WICIS). The WICIS programme, which began in 2020, will enable intensive care staff across Wales’ 14 standard adult critical care units to electronically manage many aspects of care. In turn, reducing the administrative burden on NHS staff and freeing up time, which can be spent delivering patient care.

Currently, just three of Wales’ units used electronic systems from other suppliers, while the remainder use paper records.


Le 13 juin 2023 Array

6h - 7h