EHI launches CCIO Campaign
EHealth Insider has launching a major campaign, calling for every NHS provider organisation to consider appointing a chief clinical information officer, to provide clinical leadership on IT projects and to champion the use of information.
Christine Connelly resigns as NHS CIO
Christine Connelly, the Department of Health's director general of informatics, has announced her resignation. She will leave the DH at the end of June, after almost three years in post.
NHS made £200m April advance to CSC
The NHS paid struggling local service provider CSC a £200m advance in April; just three months after notifying the firm it was in breach of its contract for the North, Midlands and East of England.
GPs complain about N3 connection speeds
GPs have claimed that N3 is inadequate to support the delivery of the government's white paper objectives and called for central renegotiation of its contract.
DH publishes early lessons from NHS 111
The Department of Health has published some lessons learned from the early implementation of NHS 111.
More trusts use telemedicine for stroke
More than 30 acute trusts have now adopted a telemedicine system designed to deliver fast and appropriate treatment to stroke victims.
Trafford docs develop PROMS tool
Doctors at Trafford General Hospital have developed and are piloting a web-based system to remotely capture patient reported outcome measures.