Lack of robust digital systems and sustainable plans leading to extra work for GPs, a British Medical Association (BMA) survey has revealed.
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The BMA called for the NHS to be an early adopter of 5G technology to overcome connectivity ‘deficiencies’ and improve the working lives of doctors.
The regulations ‘are not in line’ with wider NHS England policy and allow digital providers to prioritise healthy patients, the association said.
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Part of the contract includes GP practices ensuring that they can offer online consultations by April 2020.
Dr Diary allows doctors to enter details of their work activity into a calendar on the app to help them prepare for job planning meetings.
A backlog of 374,000 medical documents which included more than 1,800 high priority items were not redirected as they should have been, a report has revealed.
TPP founder Frank Hester has waded defiantly into the growing controversy about how his company shares patients GP records across the NHS.
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All GPs will be able to offer patients online access to their ‘detailed coded record’ by the end of the month, GP IT system suppliers have said.
NHS 111 should be “scrapped” in its current form, GP leaders have said.
Critics of care.data say it is sitting in the “last chance saloon”. Sam Sachdeva looks at its prospects in the second of EHI News’ features looking back over the major healthcare IT initiatives of the coalition government.
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