Vaccination and Immunisation app offers solution for updating patient records at centralised COVID-19 vaccine clinics

App successfully used across Rotherham and Surrey to support roll-out of 2020 mass flu vaccinationsDrive-through clinics delivering up to 800 vaccinations per day using the appUpdates patient records quickly and simply from remote locations Our Vaccination and Immunisation app could solve a key challenge for Primary Care Networks running centralised mass COVID-19 flu vaccination programmes, by automatically completing the…

Substrakt Health now Cyber Essentials Plus (CE+) certified

We take security seriously, which is why we have worked to achieve our Cyber Essentials Plus certification - a Government and industry-backed scheme which demonstrates that we have the most important cyber security controls in place. The CE+ certification process involved a rigorous test of our cyber security systems, with independent cyber security experts carrying…

Meet the team: Head of Mobilisation and Client Services

In the next of our series of meet the team blogs, Carl Downing talks about his role as Head of Mobilisation and Client Services at Substrakt Health.  What are you responsible for? I’m responsible for the rollout and implementation of our solutions across our customer base, overseeing both the on-boarding and support aspects of the…

Case study: Heathcot Medical Practice – Using technology to transform the 2020 mass flu vaccination programme

The challenge In May 2020, NHS England announced an expanded seasonal flu programme as a measure to ensure the protection of vulnerable people and support the resilience of the health and care system during the COVID-19 outbreak. In previous years, Woking-based Heathcot Medical Practice would have run Saturday morning flu clinics and operated extended hours…

Gearing up to integrate our services onto the NHS App

The NHS Long Term Plan and five–year framework for GP contract reform mean that general practice sits right at the heart of Integrated Care Systems (ICS) and local Strategic Transformation Partnerships (STPs).   These networks mean new ways of working are inevitable, and technology is being rapidly embraced for the benefit of both practices and patients.  Spearheading the NHS digital revolution is the NHS App – created by NHSX, which was launched in April 2019.  In his first blog post as CEO of NHSX, Matthew Gould refers to the app…

How technology can solve some of the challenges of the biggest flu campaign in history

Includes key seasonal influenza DES specification updates for 2020/21 This year in the UK, more than 30 million people will be eligible for a flu vaccination, making it the most comprehensive flu programme ever. To put this into perspective, last year in the UK, around 15.3m vaccinations were administered to eligible groups. Fears that a challenging flu…

Substrakt Health renews contract with Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG to provide app to over 450,000 patients

NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG has renewed a contract to provide patients of GP practices in their area with access to our Symptom Checker and online appointment booking app. The Symptom Checker uses a unique clinical algorithm to accurately identify a patient’s symptoms, then guides the patient to the most appropriate next step. If…

New app completes GP vaccination administration in under 30 seconds

With the expansion of year’s annual flu vaccination programme, and the need to vaccine larger numbers of patients whilst minimising time and contact with patients, we’ve worked directly with one of our CCG clients to produce a new app which automates the patient administration for vaccinations – reducing the time taken to add the information…

Meet the team: Life as a software developer

In our next meet the team blog, James Nutt shares his experiences as a senior developer at Substrakt Health. James Nutt What is your role and what are you responsible for?As a Senior Developer, I’m responsible for planning and delivering new features, updates and bug fixes with the rest of the team. I help to…