A newly merged clinical commissioning group (CCG) as signed a new agreement which will see prescribing decision technology deployed.
NHS Eastern Cheshire, NHS South Cheshire, NHS Vale Royal and NHS West Cheshire will become the first CCGs in Cheshire and Merseyside to merge.
Virgin Care has cut services from its prime provider contract with East Staffordshire CCG citing ‘significant changes to the commissioning landscape.’
Industry moves this month include appointments at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and the NHS Clinical Commissioners.
The latest movers and shakers in the health IT industry include a number of new faces at NHS Digital, hospital trusts and CCGs.
Babylon Health is reported to have started recruiting GPs in Birmingham despite being currently blocked from expanding into the city.
From August, women registered with GP services in London will begin to receive text messages encouraging them to book screening appointments.
Doncaster CCG was due to launch its IDCR in March 2018, but this was pushed back following delays suffered during proof-of-concept stages.
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The CCG will be subject to closer scrutiny by NHS England and will be required to develop a rapid improvement plan alongside Britain’s national health body.
Surgery Connect, which is powered by X-on, allows practice staff to see a patient’s record when they come through on the phone.