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NHS 24 abandons 'challenging' IT system

Scotland’s health advice service, NHS 24, has had to withdraw a new, £117 million computer and phone system over patient safety fears...

Published: 16 Nov 2015

GP suppliers working on access target

Functionality to allow patients to view their detailed, coded GP record online is available in more than half of England’s practices...

Published: 3 Nov 2015

Ambulance trust quits NHS 111 contracts

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is pulling out of two NHS 111 contracts in the south west of England....

Published: 27 May 2015

NHS 111 should be scrapped - GPs

NHS 111 should be “scrapped” in its current form, GP leaders have said....

Published: 26 May 2015 stuck in the last chance saloon

Critics of say it is sitting in the “last chance saloon”. Sam Sachdeva looks at its prospects in the second of EHI News’...

Published: 9 Apr 2015

NHS identifier bill passes Lords

A bill to mandate the use of a common patient identifier across the health and social care system is set to become law after passing...

Published: 27 Mar 2015

Govt hopeful on patient access target

The government is optimistic about meeting its April deadline for patient access to online records, despite January figures revealing...

Published: 26 Mar 2015

Calling up a storm

Thomas Meek looks at the troubled history of NHS 111 in the first of a short series of features looking at the major healthcare IT...

Published: 25 Mar 2015

Data advisory group to disband

The independent advisory group set up to review requests for GP patient data is being disbanded in favour of two organisations that...

Published: 16 Mar 2015

Scottish data share plan survives vote

Scottish government plans to share data from a central NHS database with other public bodies have narrowly survived a Holyrood vote....

Published: 9 Mar 2015
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