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There are huge opportunities to improve the management of chronic wounds in the UK, according to an EHI Award winning company and one of its early adopter trusts. Paul Curran reports.
31 March 2015


GP Neil Paul is worried that time is nearly up for general practice as we have known it. It’s time to federate, and that will mean thinking IT.
31 March 2015


Thomas Meek looks at the troubled history of NHS 111 in the first of a short series of features looking at the major healthcare IT initiatives of the present government in the run up to the general election.
25 March 2015



Both Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have chosen Cerner Millennium as their new electronic patient record system.
Two trusts in the North and Midlands of England have signed deals with Nervecentre to roll out electronic observations software, using grants from NHS England’s technology fund.
The drive for interoperability across the health and social care system must be backed by strong business planning and organisational change to succeed, new guidelines from the BCS say.
NHS England has finally revealed the successful projects from the second round of its technology fund, nearly a year after it first opened for applications.
A bill to mandate the use of a common patient identifier across the health and social care system is set to become law after passing its final reading in the House of Lords.
The government is optimistic about meeting its April deadline for patient access to online records, despite January figures revealing that thousands of practices were yet to offer the service.
Emis and TPP have signed a data sharing agreement to enable direct interoperability between their clinical systems, with pilot sites set to trial information sharing within three months.
The NHS should install free wireless internet across its entire estate to act “as an instrument of social transformation”, NHS England’s Tim Kelsey says.
Electronic observations and mobile access projects are the big winners from the second round of NHS England’s Nursing Technology Fund, with 62 organisations splitting £35 million in funding.
Both Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have chosen Cerner Millennium as their new electronic patient record system.
The government is optimistic about meeting its April deadline for patient access to online records, despite January figures revealing that thousands of practices were yet to offer the service.
The South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust will roll out mobile access to the NHS Summary Care Record for ambulance crews within three months, as part of the implementation of its Ortivus electronic patient record system.
NHS England has finally revealed the successful projects from the second round of its technology fund, nearly a year after it first opened for applications.
A bill to mandate the use of a common patient identifier across the health and social care system is set to become law after passing its final reading in the House of Lords.
Both Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have chosen Cerner Millennium as their new electronic patient record system.
Emis and TPP have signed a data sharing agreement to enable direct interoperability between their clinical systems, with pilot sites set to trial information sharing within three months.
The NHS should install free wireless internet across its entire estate to act “as an instrument of social transformation”, NHS England’s Tim Kelsey says.
NHS England has finally revealed the successful projects from the second round of its technology fund, nearly a year after it first opened for applications.
News in brief
TPP takes top spot on small businesses list

TPP has been named as number one in the Sunday Times’ ‘100 Best Small Companies to Work For’ list for the second year in a row. The company has been amongst the top 100 small companies for the last six years running. According to a survey carried out as part of the ranking, 97% of staff felt that the company makes a positive difference to the world – the highest score out of all companies surveyed in the category. 96% of employees felt they could make a valuable contribution to the success of the company, while 91% believed that they didn’t spend too much time working.

17 March 2015




Emis does deal with Niche Health for report software

Emis has signed a five-year deal with Niche Health to use its software, which creates and electronically sends reports for third-party organisations – such as insurers - while automatically redacting sensitive information. The company’s Intelligent General Practice Reporting software will be deployed free of charge to all Emis GP practices under the partnership agreement. Guy Bridgewater, Niche Health’s managing director, said: “Supporting GPs on their paperless journey is a key focus for Niche Health so we are delighted to be working with Emis to deliver our ground breaking iGPR solution to all Emis GP practices.”

3 March 2015


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