22 August 2014 00:56


Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a £300m investment into the project to sequence 100,000 genomes by 2017.
4 August 2014

Policy makers have been warned to avoid describing telecare as a “magic bullet” in the latest study to cast serious doubt on the cost effectiveness of remote monitoring and intervention.
1 August 2014

NHS England issues genomics tender

31 July 2014

Bristol CCG extends telehealth contract

30 July 2014

Open source survey launched

28 July 2014

HSCIC data lab details in November

24 July 2014

NHS England seeks head of intelligence

21 July 2014

The Clatterbrige Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust is making a big investment in IT as it prepares to open a £118m specialist centre in Liverpool. Sam Sachdeva paid it a visit.
19 August 2014


GP Neil Paul says some clear thinking is needed about where IT can be used to meet patient demand and save the NHS money, and where it will make things worse; but a couple of real cases show the difference pretty clearly.
19 August 2014


EHI Primary Care Issue 481, 13 August 2014 A police chief ruffled a few feathers by suggesting that officers could do with access to the medical records of vulnerable people, and Paul Hodgkin took some testing maths.

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Primary Care

All nine commissioning support unit alliances have got a place on the final stage of assessment for NHS England’s lead provider framework.
22 August 2014

North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust has created an online game to educate people about what happens when they call 999.
19 August 2014

Giving patients access to their GP records can reduce demand for traditional appointments and telephone calls to practices, a research study has suggested.
19 August 2014

226 bids worth £360m made to tech fund 2

15 August 2014

Music Mirrors created for My Brain Book

12 August 2014

Police chief calls for records access

11 August 2014

Substance misuse patients get PKB record

11 August 2014

Manchester sees end of Emis Web roll-out

11 August 2014

Smart glasses offer vision of future

7 August 2014

Key care.data letters 'not sent'

5 August 2014

Emis casts Web into South

5 August 2014

Healthcare IT Champion - the final six

4 August 2014

300 Liverpool families use eRedbook

29 July 2014

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News in brief
Three CCGs collaborate on new websites

Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire clinical commissioning groups have worked with the South West Commissioning Support Unit and Omni Digital to develop new, fully responsive websites for staff, clinicians and the public. The sites have been based on a bespoke template system so that multiple staff can supply and update information, have been built with search engine optimisation in mind, and are fully responsive for mobile and tablet devices. The CSU says the same solution could be used by any CCG in the UK.

29 July 2014

HSCIC becomes designated centre for health classifications and coding

The Health and Social Care Information Centre has secured international status for the UK as an expert centre for global health classifications. This means the HSCIC is now a designated collaborating centre for the World Health Organisation Family of Classifications, and joins an international network of expert centres in health classifications and coding development. HSCIC chief executive Andy Williams said this had taken "many months of hard work" and would enable its expertise to be "harnessed internationally" to "drive improvements to information to improve health, not just in this country but around the world."

29 July 2014

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