£213m IT plan for Guy's and St Thomas'
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust plans to invest £213m in IT over the next five years, including the procurement of an electronic patient record system, clinical portals and mobile devices for staff.
Blackpool's Galaxy quest
Community staff at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are set to receive tablet devices to give them remote mobile access to scheduling and patient information.
Solihull virtual ward tries Air Products
A managed telehealth service has saved three hospital admissions in six weeks as part of a pilot in Solihull, while supporting the discharge of patients from a virtual ward.
Walsall works with PatientShare
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust has implemented PatientShare, a web-based forum, to improve patient access to clinicians and give them a platform to share their experiences.
Patients Know Best in US trial
A patient records access portal developed by a UK doctor is being used in a United States trial looking at whether giving patients access to their records saves on healthcare costs.