Lansley Bill comes under further fire
Health secretary Andrew Lansley is being put under further pressure to agree to amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill designed to enact his 'Liberating the NHS' reforms.
NHS CB starts to clarify IT role
The chief technology office and some of the functions of the Department of Health Informatics Directorate will transfer to the new NHS Commissioning Board in Leeds; but the future of other IT bodies has yet to be decided.
DH expects 25-35 CSOs in England
The Department of Health has estimated that there will be between 25 and 35 commissioning support organisations in the reorganised NHS in England - equivalent to one for every two primary care trust clusters.
Royal Liverpool leads on case management
The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust has gone live with what it understands to be the first case management system in the UK.
Humber wants mobile Lorenzo
Humber NHS Foundation Trust has put its hand up to be one of the first to trial the mobile version of Lorenzo.
Cheshire social care staff access PDS
Social workers and social care assessors at Cheshire East Council are accessing the NHS Personal Demographic Service using Esprit's ShareCare system.
Kent takes wraps off condom finder app
A new mobile phone app has been launched in Kent that directs teenagers towards the nearest place where free condoms are given out.