Secondary Care

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust picks Allscripts

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL) and Allscripts are delighted to announce WWL’s decision to implement the Allscripts Sunrise™ solution as WWL’s new Health Information System (HIS).

The total investment in the new HIS is over £12 million, with Allscripts providing the main software platform within the final system.The new system will be implemented across all WWL sites and will completely transform the way WWL delivers healthcare in the future. This is yet another example of the Trust’s ongoing investment to improve patient care.

The system will provide the Trust with a proven, robust and flexible response to our current electronic patient record requirements. It will also maintain the ability to evolve which will make sure future clinical, operational and financial needs are also supported.

The Allscripts Sunrise solution will aid our patients in a number of ways. Through its provision of a joined-up electronic care record, up-to-date patient information will be available from admission to discharge. This will support safer, more efficient patient care throughout their time in hospital. It will enable Clinicians to diagnose conditions faster and provide safer, more effective treatment. The system also will improve the identification of patient’s potential allergies, will raise alerts and escalate safety concerns. A huge benefit to patients is their accessibility to their own records; giving them greater control and flexibility in the care they receive.