The demand for professional and consumer-facing apps is exploding across the NHS, and community organisations, with their mobile workforces and home-based clients, are particularly keen to benefit. Daloni Carlisle reports. 10 February 2014
NHS spending on IT will increase over the next five years in response to pressures on the health service, and English trust spending will reach £1.6 billion by 2016-17, an EHI Intelligence report has found.
Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will use £3.3m from the ‘Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards: Technology Fund’ to create a paediatric e-prescribing system as part of its electronic patient record project.
Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has picked IMS Maxims as preferred bidder to supply its electronic patient record system.
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