Twelve suppliers appointed to £800m digital capability for health framework
The framework aims to support public health and other care organisations improve their digital capability as well as provide digital outcomes and services.
Clinical Software 2
NHS Spine 2 managed entirely in-house
The new open source NHS Spine service is being run entirely in-house by the Health and Social Care Information Centre working with small and medium-size enterprises.
Spine2 cuts response times
The Health and Social Care Information Centre has marked the first anniversary of Spine 2 by releasing figures showing that it has dramatically improved response times for users.
e-Referral Service ‘live on 15 June’
The new NHS e-Referral Service will go-live on 15 June as part of plans to replace all paper-based referrals.
E-referrals launch delayed
The go-live of the new NHS e-referral service has been pushed back from November to spring 2015.
E-referrals to go live in November
The NHS e-referrals service will go live in November this year after having undergone several rounds of testing, the Health and Social Care Information Centre has said.
E-referrals to be mandatory – Nicholson
Use of the new NHS e-referrals service could become mandatory for GPs, NHS England’s chief executive Sir David Nicholson has said.
BJSS re-engineers HES platform
BJSS has re-engineered the data platform supporting Hospital Episode Statistics, reducing the data processing time from 20 days to five.
Spine2 live in summer 2014
Formal supplier testing of Spine2 will begin within a few months and it will go-live in summer 2014.