Child protection system misses target
A new March 2018 deadline for the roll-out of the Child Protection Information Sharing system has been set, after most local authorities missed the December 2015 target.
SCR in outpatients and police rooms
Access to NHS Summary Care Records is being extended to scheduled care settings and dedicated medical rooms in police stations.
Islington awards £7.4m IDCR contract
Islington council and clinical commissioning group have awarded a five year, £7.4 million contract to BT to create an integrated digital care record for the borough’s patients.
Special report: Information and record sharing across healthcare communities
Fiona Barr hears about the growing sophistication of information and record sharing models, and about some of the different systems that are being put through their paces by vanguards and pioneers.
Mental health data in Leeds Care Record
The medical records of patients at a mental health trust in Leeds are now available on the city’s shared electronic care record.
Health tech helps during Cumbria floods
Effective use of digital technology helped Cumbria’s healthcare system cope during recent floods that have devastated the region, NHS Cumbria’s chief clinical information officer has said.
Milton Keynes expands record sharing
Milton Keynes is expanding its shared electronic patient record project to include community and mental health services.
MOD extends CGI records contract
The Ministry of Defence has extended its contract with CGI to provide an integrated electronic health record service for the UK’s armed forces.
All-Wales more-tests results service
All health boards in Wales will be using the same system for sending pathology and radiology results to GP practices by the end of January next year.
Summary Care Records: GPs add info
Nearly all of England’s GPs are able to write additional information into a patient’s Summary Care Record from within their clinical system and more than 80% of SystmOne practices have added codes already.