In his second article in the series, Pete Marsh, technical director of Wirral Health Informatics service, looks at specific issues in electronic prescribing and drug administration.
Despite a bumpy start, the first booking made with IBS over Choose and Book in Wandsworth was a success, EHI Primary Care reports.
Wirral’s gateway to care
Pete Marsh, technical director of Wirral Health Informatics, outlines the needs and obstacles often not considered by those implementing clinical IT systems.
The ‘magic glue’
EHI speaks to Beverly Malone, general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing, about the importance of raising awareness of IT change in the nursing profession.
Dr Glyn Hayes, Chair of the Health Informatics Forum at the British Computer Society, argues that electronic patient records can result in all-too-human pitfalls.
Bringing CfH into the mainstream
Richard Jeavons, director of IT service implementation at the DH, tells E-Health Insider about his role in pushing IT reform up the local agenda.
Red rose rising
EHI Primary Care talks to Lancashire Care NHS Trust, the first mental health trust in England to receive a PAS system from Connecting for Health.
In his second article for EHI, Tim Benson from training company Abies explains HL7 V3, the national language of NHS Connecting for Health
Across the miles
The Isle of Arran and mainland Ayrshire are host to a successful long-term telehealth project, E-Health Insider reports.
A matter of trust
Richard Granger talks to EHI about NHS trusts’ responsibilities in the NPfIT and the story of the programme so far.