Morecambe Bay says Lorenzo works
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust appears to have turned the corner with its troubled implementation of Lorenzo as part of the National Programme for IT in the NHS.
MPs blast government IT failures
The Commons' public administration committee has concluded that the government's lack of IT skills and over-reliance on an "oligopoly" of large contractors is a "recipe for rip-offs."
PAC to publish NPfIT report over summer
The Commons' public accounts committee is expected to publish its report on the National Audit Office's third investigation into the National Programme for IT in the NHS in the Parliamentary recess.
No informatics directorate at new DH
There will be no informatics directorate at the slimmed down Department of Health that will be retained once the NHS Commissioning Board is established in Leeds.
ITK2 launches with doc info standards
The Department of Health and Royal College of Physicians have made a co-ordinated launch of an interactive guide to support professional standards for clinical documentation.
Joint IT committee takes up N3 speeds
A representative of the BMA and Royal College of GPs' Joint IT Committee is to join the N3 project board to take up GPs' concerns about connection speeds.
Trafford completes Ensemble integration
Trafford Healthcare NHS Trust has completed an integration project to link 14 clinical departmental systems using InterSystems Ensemble.
Eccles and Hamer back EHI CCIO Campaign
The EHI CCIO Campaign has picked up two further significant endorsements from the medical and nursing directors at NHS Connecting for Health.