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The new president of the Royal College of Physicians has been plunged into the debate about the future of the NHS. Lyn Whitfield talks to her about the RCP’s Future Hospital vision, which is underpinned by IT.
22 October 2014


Rachel Dunscombe, the chief information officer at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, she tells Paul Curran why she opted for a career in IT, rather than music.
22 October 2014

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GP Neil Paul is a huge fan of technology. But sometimes a simple device, with a big red button on it, is the answer...
15 October 2014



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The estimated £30 billion gap in NHS funding that could open up by 2020-21 could be closed completely if the health service receives additional funding to develop new, more efficient care models, a report from NHS England has said.
23 October 2014

Key systems will provide the “electronic glue” that will enable different parts of the health service to work together, according to NHS England’s Five Year Forward View.
23 October 2014

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust went live with its Medway patient administration system from System C last weekend.
22 October 2014

Royal Free addresses merger RTT issues

22 October 2014
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Royal Orthopaedic tenders for portal

20 October 2014
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Sherwood live with Medway PAS

20 October 2014
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Don't wait for inspectors says CQC

17 October 2014

Leeds takes EPMA from CSC

17 October 2014
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Two thirds of trusts still on XP

16 October 2014
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South Devon prepares portal pilot

15 October 2014

Homerton first for child info system

13 October 2014
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Dean Street Express wins EHI Awards 2014

10 October 2014

Sheffield to spend £33m on Lorenzo

9 October 2014
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A final report on the Health and Social Care Information Centre’s data security programme plans is set to be completed by February next year.
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust has had to deal with 18-week referral to treatment data quality issues following its acquisition of Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust earlier this year.
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust went live with its Medway patient administration system from System C last weekend.
A major outage on NHS Spine has caused problems across the NHS and affected users are unable to access any Spine services.
More than two thirds of respondents to a short EHI survey say they have not migrated off Windows XP six months after Microsoft ended its support for the obsolete operating system.
More than half of UK surgeons are unaware of the government’s plans to move to a paperless NHS by 2018, according to a new survey.
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has become the tenth trust to sign up to take the Lorenzo electronic patient record system from CSC and estimates the project will cost £33m over ten years.
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust declared a major incident last week after it lost access to clinical IT systems and was forced to re-route ambulances to other hospitals.
Healthcare leaders must consider implementing “radical” proposals to improve the use of electronic patient records, Tim Kelsey has said.
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust has gone out to tender for a clinical portal to support its best of breed strategy towards a full electronic patient record system.
More than two thirds of respondents to a short EHI survey say they have not migrated off Windows XP six months after Microsoft ended its support for the obsolete operating system.
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust has had to deal with 18-week referral to treatment data quality issues following its acquisition of Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust earlier this year.
More than two thirds of respondents to a short EHI survey say they have not migrated off Windows XP six months after Microsoft ended its support for the obsolete operating system.
A major outage on NHS Spine has caused problems across the NHS and affected users are unable to access any Spine services.
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust has gone out to tender for a clinical portal to support its best of breed strategy towards a full electronic patient record system.
More than two thirds of respondents to a short EHI survey say they have not migrated off Windows XP six months after Microsoft ended its support for the obsolete operating system.
Healthcare leaders must consider implementing “radical” proposals to improve the use of electronic patient records, Tim Kelsey has said.
The rise of big data cannot be stopped so patients must be able to make “fine-grained” decisions about how their clinical information is shared and used, a GP has argued.
News in brief
Isle of Man renews System C contract

The Isle of Man Government's Department of Health and Social Care, working with the Government Technology Services Unit, has renewed its contract with System C, and agreed that it will deploy its latest Medway electronic patient record system over the next 12 months; replacing the Medway system installed in 2007. Minister for health and social care Howard Quayle said the move would involve a significant change mangement programme, but also help to improve efficiency and reduce patient safety risks.

16 October 2014




Irish trust rolls out video conferencing

South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust in Ireland has opened a quality improvement and innovation centre that enables staff to use video technology to speak to colleagues and spealists globally, watch and record training sessions, and host virtual clinics. The equipment in the centre has been provided by Lifesize, and inlcudes filming, individual video, and whole room systems.

16 October 2014


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