The results of The Big EPR Survey revealed EHI readers’ hopes for electronic patient records, while more details of The Rotherham’s Meditech melt-down were revealed.
GP IT funding is devolved to local area teams, but clinical commissioning groups are yet to see the cash, and a new e-referrals system is due to be in place by December this year.
NHS England published a business plan and announced it was going to publish an IT strategy, and there was more tender activity from some high-profile trusts.
EHI’s The Big EPR Survey found support for a roadmap to EPR backed by ‘meaningful use’ payments; while McKesson UK was put up for sale.
NHS England announced plans to fund patient access to records and to open up the Insight Dashboard it is developing for the NHS to the public.