7 July 2015 16:20


Special reports
EXCLUSIVE: NHS providers must send discharge summaries to GPs electronically by October this year, NHS England has said.
Seventeen ‘healthcare pioneers’ have been chosen by NHS England to receive national support to roll out their technologies across England.
More than £27 million in central funding has been paid to 19 NHS trusts and organisations as part of the Southern Local Clinical Systems Programme
The successful delivery of care.data, NHS.uk and N4 “appears to be unachievable”, with all three major projects getting red lights, according to a report published by the government’s Major Projects Authority.
The Department of Health has announced that consultancy firm Accenture has won a £60 million contract to provide the new NHSmail service the same week the current system was out of action for several hours.
Significant delays to the General Practice Extraction Service have seen costs rise from £14 million to £40 million - and design failures mean it is unlikely to have a long-term future, a National Audit Office report has said.
The use of digital technology can save the NHS in England up to £13.7 billion a year by 2020, according to Tim Kelsey, national director for patents and information.
Patients will have real-time access to their full digital health record by 2018, under new plans unveiled by NHS England.
The new NHS e-Referral Service was running well on Tuesday afternoon, but has subsequently suffered another day of problems.
EXCLUSIVE: NHS providers must send discharge summaries to GPs electronically by October this year, NHS England has said.
Evidence of the benefits of many Nursing Technology Fund projects is "scarce", a report commissioned by NHS England reveals.
Significant delays to the General Practice Extraction Service have seen costs rise from £14 million to £40 million - and design failures mean it is unlikely to have a long-term future, a National Audit Office report has said.
Significant delays to the General Practice Extraction Service have seen costs rise from £14 million to £40 million - and design failures mean it is unlikely to have a long-term future, a National Audit Office report has said.
The Department of Health has announced that consultancy firm Accenture has won a £60 million contract to provide the new NHSmail service the same week the current system was out of action for several hours.
The successful delivery of care.data, NHS.uk and N4 “appears to be unachievable”, with all three major projects getting red lights, according to a report published by the government’s Major Projects Authority.
Significant delays to the General Practice Extraction Service have seen costs rise from £14 million to £40 million - and design failures mean it is unlikely to have a long-term future, a National Audit Office report has said.
Patients will have real-time access to their full digital health record by 2018, under new plans unveiled by NHS England.
Users of the new NHS e-Referral Service are still experiencing significant slowdown and other issues nearly two weeks after the system went live.

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