In Digital Health’s first chief information officer (CIO) profile of an ambulance trust, Ross Fullerton at London Ambulance Service has stepped up. He decides to invite three athletic champions over for his fantasy dinner, and tells us how apps are over hyped.
Delivering acute care across Cheshire, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust employs more than 4,500 staff and provides 579 hospital beds across three sites. Established as an NHS Trust in April 1991, Mid Cheshire Hospitals became a Foundation Trust in April 2008 and provides a range of services including Accident & Emergency (A&E), maternity, outpatient, and children’s health.
UKCloud Health ramps up for the Health & Social Care Network: The next step for a secure health ecosystem
HSCN will enable customers to develop a more modern approach to tackling the escalating cyber security threats, relying more heavily on application providers to develop the security overlay, rather than relying on the network itself.
Cambridge University Hospitals today confirmed Zafar Chaudry has stepped down from his role as chief information officer.
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Carewatch provides high-quality home care to thousands of people throughout the UK, supporting its service users with everything from personal care and household chores to trips out and vital companionship. But slow, outdated paper-based systems and processes were having a serious impact on their services, affecting everything from staff efficiency to scheduling and the time it took to receive payments from local authorities.
With unusual fictional choice in dinner guests, Zafar Chaudry also tells Digital Health about his previous career as a used car salesman.
Run by Genomics England, the 100,000 Genomes Project is the largest national sequencing project of its kind in the world. It aims to create a genomic medicine service within the NHS, and to kick-start a UK genomics industry. De-identified data is securely stored on the UKCloud platform, where authorised researchers have access to it.
In late April 2017 UKCloud Health commissioned an extensive survey with ComRes into the general public’s stance on data protection, surveying over 2,000 British adults.
Richard Corbridge has resigned at CIO of the Irish Health Service Executive to take up a new role as Chief Digital and Information officer of Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the largest trusts in the UK.