NDM8410 Welsh Conservatives Debate - Digital and AI technology in the NHS
Millar (Clwyd West)
To propose that the Senedd:
1. Celebrates the advancement and use of
innovative technologies by health services across the UK.
2. Welcomes the AI Safety Summit, the first
ever global summit on AI, which took place on 1 and 2 November 2023.
3. Regrets that:
a) not all GP surgeries are using the Welsh
b) e-prescribing has not been fully rolled
out in the Welsh NHS; and
c) the technological infrastructure
underpinning the Welsh NHS is creating barriers to clinical practice.
4. Calls on the Welsh Government to:
a) urgently roll-out the NHS app and
e-prescribing across the whole of the Welsh NHS;
b) accelerate the integration of digital
and AI technologies for the Welsh NHS; and
c) begin the phasing out of outdated NHS
The following amendment was tabled:
Amendment 1 Lesley
Delete all after point 2 and replace with:
Notes the importance of ensuring cross-UK
working following the UK Government’s recent AI safety summit to ensure the
views of Wales are reflected in future decisions and actions.
Notes the importance of continuous
development of Health and Social Care digital and technology services to ensure
high quality care.
a) that over 200 GP practices are now using
the NHS Wales App;
b) the planned onboarding of all practices
by the end of March 2024;
c) the start of the rollout of a
country-wide integrated prescription service, with the launch of the new
Primary Care Electronic Prescription Service; and
d) the health and social care sector’s coordination on new and emerging technologies such as AI to help ensure their responsible, ethical, fair, and safe adoption.
Reason considered: Senedd Business;
Type: For information
First published: 03/01/2024