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.
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Capita admits further administrative errors in cervical screening programme
Some 16 women had missed their screening invites due to an admin error – but the British Medical Association believes the number could be in the thousands.
Outdated NHS cancer screening IT systems ‘woefully inadequate’
A report by the Public Accounts Committee also found the failing IT systems played a “fundamental role” in missed screening appointments.
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‘Unsatisfactory’ Capita to be stripped of cervical screening contract
NHS chief executive Simon Stevens said the health service had “not been satisfied” with the way Capita had handled the contract.
Error means 48,000 women have not received cervical cancer screening information
Capita has apologised after it was revealed thousands of women were not sent reminder letters for cervical cancer screening, and thousands more did not receive their results.
Public Account Committee slams NHS for ‘shoddy handling’ of clinical correspondence
NHS England’s loss of clinical correspondence has been labelled “one of the biggest failures in the NHS in recent history” by the Public Accounts Committee.
MPs told that a further 162,000 medical documents undelivered
MPs investigating the biggest ever loss of NHS medical correspondence have been told that 162,000 extra documents went missing, beyond the 702,000 pieces of NHS correspondence already known to have been undelivered.
Health IT news in brief
Today’s health IT news in brief covers the rollout of a paediatric diabetes information management system, a new accreditation for System C’s maternity software, and the launch of an inquiry into decision making algorithms.
Healthcare IT news in brief
This week’s round up includes a market update from Emis Group, confirmation of the news that Morecambe Bay is sticking with Lorenzo, and an Advanced Carenotes deployment by the Combat Stress charity; plus partnerships in the triage and primary care space.
Capita wins £400m PCS contract
Capita is the preferred bidder for a £400 million contract to deliver administrative support services for primary care services in England.