At a recent visit to South London and Maudsley in April 2016, Martha Lane Fox talked further about the need for wifi in hospitals and improving digital capabilities.
A digital NHS for everyone
At the National Information Board (NIB) Leadership Summit on 8 December 2015, Martha Lane Fox presented her 4 recommendations for areas that should be prioritised to drive forward digital inclusion and take up of digital technologies.
Those recommendations were:
- providing free wifi through the NHS
- prioritising the hardest to reach groups in our digital work
- enabling the NHS workforce to support patients in using digital services
- promoting awareness and take up, specifically of online primary care services