The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust is facing a fine of around £1.8 million for multiple breaches of the 52-week target for treating patients due to problems with its implementation of the Cosmic electronic patient record from Cambio.
Neil Paul wonders if his surgery needs an Amazon locker-style service for late-running patients, or a better electronic prescription service. A locker, says his head receptionist.
Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust was an early pioneer of IT; is now a leading Cerner site; and has just put itself in the ‘vanguard’ of testing new models of care, supported by technology. Thomas Meek paid it a visit.