Fit for a Princess
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been struggling to incorporate the Princess Royal University Hospital, and now faces some big questions about its IT and its future. Thomas Meek reports.
Going to the end of the line
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been on a ten year e-prescribing journey; and it recently invited CIOs and CCIOs to see where it has got to. Thomas Meek reports.
Salford urges move to digital pathology
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust has called for the whole of Manchester to use digital pathology services, following a successful pilot with Sectra.
Yeovil gets £3.7m to implement EPR
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has received £3.7m in government funding to implement InterSystems’ electronic patient record system.
Threat to hurl tablets into canal
Clinicians at a central London trust threatened to throw their tablet computers into a canal before confidence was built in adopting mobile working, an electronic patient record clinical lead has said.
Two RiO trusts to switch EPR
Two RiO trusts in London and the south have chosen to move to new electronic patient record system suppliers before the end of their national contracts this October.
United Lincolnshire upgrades Medway
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust will upgrade to a new version of System C’s Medway patient administration system following a series of issues with the previous version.
NME trusts push back Lorenzo go-lives
Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust have put back April go-live dates for the Lorenzo electronic patient record.
Galileo gets first UK site
Royal Stoke University Hospital is the first UK hospital to go-live with NoemaLife’s Galileo electronic prescribing and medicines administration system.
Glocs gets smart with central funds
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will go live with an InterSystems electronic patient record in November after becoming the first southern acute trust to have government funding approved for the project.