The Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group is piloting a self-monitoring service for patients using anticoagulation drug Warfarin.
As a GP involved in IT initiatives, John Lockley often needs to get into NHS buildings. The NHS’ refusal to give him a pass to make this easy says a lot about its attitude to its staff and to efficiency, he argues.
NHS organisations need to engage early with local authorities in the development of digital roadmaps, according to the Local Government Association.
Clinical commissioning groups must work closely with all local health providers to develop and deliver local digital roadmaps, NHS Providers and trust IT experts have argued.
Clinical commissioning groups were unexpectedly given responsibility for leading the NHS’ digital ambitions at the NHS Expo. Rebecca McBeth considers the implications.
NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit has agreed a multi million pound deal to provide data management services for a group of 24 clinical commissioning groups in the North West of England.
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The chairman of the BMA’s GP committee believes that it is a “very tall order” to expect clinical commissioning groups to deliver digital roadmaps for their local health economy by April 2016.
Controversial patient data collection programme care.data has been put on hold again while a review of the opt-out model is completed.
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Clinical commissioning groups have overall responsibility for delivering a paperless NHS by 2020 and will manage any funding made available to support this ambition, NHS England has said.
A quarter of smartphone users will be accessing their medical records by 2018, CCGs will be publishing new ratings, and the NHS will have taken further steps to restore public confidence in data and security, the health secretary has promised.