NHS 111 Online trial launched in Suffolk
An online version of the NHS non-emergency 111 helpline has been launched in Suffolk, as one of four trials across England.
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NHS England orders 111 review
NHS England has ordered an urgent review of the roll-out of NHS 111 and the sustainability of the current service model.
SystmOne GPs get 111 messages
More than 100 SystmOne practices are receiving NHS 111 messages directly into their clinical system.
NHS Pathways data in new dashboard
NHS Pathways has developed a dashboard tool to help commissioners track clinical demand in real-time.
NHS Direct cuts hit admin staff
NHS Direct is slashing its back-office costs in half and expects to make more than 300 whole time equivalent staff redundant.
Scotland gets 111
NHS 24 is changing its health advice line phone number to 111.
NHS 111 fails to deliver benefits
NHS 111 has not improved efficiency in the NHS and has a low probability of cost savings to the emergency and urgent care system, an independent evaluation report says.
NHS Luton starts third 111 pilot
NHS Luton has become the third and final pilot area to launch its NHS 111 number for urgent, non-emergency calls.
NHS Direct – number not service to go
Health secretary Andrew Lansley told reporters last week that NHS Direct would be replaced with a new 111 service, but the helpline says it is ‘business as usual’ and that only its 0845 number will be scrapped.
111 number goes live
The 111 number has gone live in County Durham and Darlington. The new three digit number is being used to supplement the 999 emergency number and NHS Direct. It connects callers to non-emergency care services, such as urgent and out-of-hours services, using the NHS Pathways software. The software has been developed by doctors, nurses and […]