Council’s MyCareView Project wins Digital Award

Cheshire East Council’s online health and wellbeing system MyCareView achieved national recognition by winning an online award last night.

The collaborative project with Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS) and the Cheshire East Partnership won in the category of Patient Facing Digital Solutions at the Health Tech Awards 2021.

MyCareView is a patient-first initiative, which is available through the NHS App. It is currently providing more than 23,000 people in the borough access to the healthcare services and data held about them in primary and secondary care. Patients can add information to their record, exercise control over how their information is shared, and use it as a secure communications tool.

MyCareView provides health and wellbeing resources from local and national sources, all in one place. The patient portal within this gives individuals, and their families or care network, direct access to information and the ability to communicate and share information securely with their chosen contacts or clinical teams from multiple organisations.

Professor Rod Thomson, public health consultant at Cheshire East Council, said: “Winning this award is terrific news and deserved recognition for every one of the team who have worked tirelessly to bring this excellent app to residents in the borough.

“With so many of us now using the NHS App to register Covid results and provide proof of having been vaccinated, for example for travel purposes, this is an additional benefit for Cheshire East residents, which adds to the convenience of how people can choose to interact with health practitioners. It’s an excellent service.”

More information about MyCareView can be found by visiting the project pages on the Live Well section of the council’s website: www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/mycareview