Health Call App at Centre of New Health Data Research Project by healthcall on 11th May 2020

Health Call’s Digital Care Home app will play a central role in a multimillion-pound health data initiative, which brings together researchers from across the North of England to address major health challenges. The Northern Better Care Partnership (Health Data Research UK North) aims to ensure patients receive the best possible care and services, benefiting some […]

Health Call shortlisted for the 2020 HSJ Patient Safety Awards by Health Call on 6th July 2020

Health Call is delighted to announce that our ‘Digital Care Home’ solution has been shortlisted for Best HealthTech Solution for Patient Safety at this year’s HSJ Patient Safety Awards, recognising our outstanding contribution to healthcare. As well as reducing community nursing visits by almost a third and reduced hospital admissions by an average of two […]

Health Call shortlisted for two National Health Tech Awards by Health Call on 17th September 2020

Health Call is thrilled to announce their success in two categories of the Health Tech Newspaper (HTN) Awards 2020, for Best Use of Data and Partnership of the Year. The HTN Awards aim to celebrate the use of technology, specialist teams and collaborations that are making a difference via innovative health and care solutions. This […]

Health Call wins partnership of the year award at the HTN Awards 2020 by Health Call on 23rd October 2020

We are thrilled to announce that we are the winner of the Partnership of the Year award at the Health Tech Newspaper (HTN) Awards 2020! Celebrating the use of technology, specialist teams and collaborations that are making a difference via innovative health and care solutions; our victory in the partnership category is testament to the […]

Health Call Wins HSJ Patient Safety -Best HealthTech Solution Award 2020 by Health Call on 17th November 2020

  Health Call is delighted to announce that its Digital Care Home solution has won the Best HealthTech Solution for Patient Safety at this year’s HSJ Patient Safety Awards, recognising our outstanding contribution to healthcare. This collaboration with Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, Durham County Council and Durham and Darlington GP federations has led […]

Health Call develop rapid COVID-19 testing app for healthcare staff by Health Call on 4th December 2020

NHS Health Call in collaboration with Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust has developed a COVID home testing app that can be used by frontline staff to report rapid testing to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus in health and care settings. The app been developed in response to the recent requirement for NHS […]

Health Call launches staff COVID-19 vaccine booking app by Health Call on 4th January 2021

Health Call has developed a new online booking platform so that staff working in health and care can book their COVID-19 vaccinations. Health Call is a collaboration between seven NHS trusts in the North East and North Cumbria which produces digital tools to improve health and care. Through the new booking system, frontline staff can […]

North East care homes to introduce new digital solution to connect with NHS by Health Call on 10th March 2021

Care homes in Newcastle, Gateshead, South Tyneside and South Tees are implementing a new digital application which will connect them to local NHS services. Care homes are usually not connected to NHS IT systems so care home staff need to rely on telephone calls to local NHS services when they have concerns about a resident. […]

Health Call self-testing deal brings benefits to 2,400 patients by Health Call on 20th May 2021

Health Call’s self-testing service for patients who take anticoagulation medication is rapidly expanding across the North of England. The new deal, being supported by NHSX means that over 2,400 patients in Newcastle upon Tyne and Yorkshire will be able to self-test their blood and interact with their clinical teams remotely. City Health Care Partnership (CIC), […]

Wound care: A picture is worth a thousand words by Health Call on 28th September 2021

  NHS Health Call has launched a new wound care app which is transforming how district nurses provide care in County Durham and Darlington. The app was initially designed for care home staff to share images of wounds with community nursing teams. The app has since been modified so the district nursing teams working for […]

Health Call launches COVID-19 booster vaccine booking app by Health Call on 11th October 2021

NHS Health Call has developed a new COVID-19 and flu booster booking app for health and care professionals following new Government guidance issued last week. Health Call is a digital health company owned by seven NHS Foundation Trusts in the North East and Cumbria that was set up to share resources to drive down operational […]