24 April 2014 21:34


Between 100 and 500 GP practices will trial care.data in a phased roll out beginning this autumn, NHS England has announced.
The NHS e-referrals service will go live in November this year after having undergone several rounds of testing, the Health and Social Care Information Centre has said.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre and TPP are still negotiating, but the company is expected to sign the GP Systems of Choice contract “in the very near future.”
Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust has been given the green light to invest £13m on an electronic patient record project.
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is implementing a platform to join up community and mental health systems.
Between 100 and 500 GP practices will trial care.data in a phased roll out beginning this autumn, NHS England has announced.
Sixteen suppliers of GP IT systems have signed up to a new GP Systems of Choice framework, but TPP has not.
Lorenzo is “probably more perfect" than other patient administration systems in the UK and will win business beyond the North, Midlands and East, CSC's, Philippe Houssiau has said.
The government has signed a deal with Microsoft to provide Windows XP support and security updates for the entire public sector, including the NHS.
The NHS e-referrals service will go live in November this year after having undergone several rounds of testing, the Health and Social Care Information Centre has said.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre has launched a steering group to “help guide” its possible use of pseudonymisation at source for care.data.
The government’s pledge to give patients online access to their GP records by March 2015 has been scaled back again, with practices now only required to have a plan to provide access by the deadline.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre and TPP are still negotiating, but the company is expected to sign the GP Systems of Choice contract “in the very near future.”
The Department of Health and NHS England will launch a ‘Proactive Care Programme’ in September 2014 in order to develop personalised care for patients with complex needs.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre and TPP are still in negotiations around the new GP Systems of Choice contract, which they hope to conclude by the end of this week.
The Health and Social Care Information centre has admitted to repeated data breaches involving the Hospital Episode Statistics.

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