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Pathology IT crash in Leeds drags on

Contingency plans will remain in place until mid-next week as a two week long pathology IT crash staggers on at one of the largest trusts in the country.

30 September 2016

Features

Interview: Steven Bloor

Steven Bloor, the chief information officer at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, talks to Lyn Whitfield about how its openMaxims deployment is going, and what he's learned about the benefits and risks of open source software.

29 September 2016

Site visit: North West Shared Infrastructure Service

In an old, red-brick workhouse in Preston is the nerve centre for a health IT infrastructure that stretches from Cheshire to the Lake District. Ben Heather visits the North West Shared Infrastructure Service.

29 September 2016

Ewan Davis: EPS – is it my fault?

Ewan reflects wonders why he keeps running out of his repeat medication, ponders the hapless state of the so called Electronic Prescribing Service, fears that both are his fault, and says lessons need to be learned.

27 September 2016
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Another view: of EPS and GP frustrations with ordering drugs online

Neil Paul wonders if the move to open up primary care systems to third parties could lead to better prescription services for patients. But what he’d really like is a rethink of how online ordering works for GPs.

27 September 2016
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