DH loses Fujitsu dispute
The Department of Health has reportedly lost its long-standing court battle with Fujitsu over the company’s departure from the National Programme for IT.
EHI interview: Kingsley Manning
The new chair of the new Health and Social Care Information Centre talks to Jon Hoeksma about its ambition to be “the NICE of data” – and its role handling NHS Connecting for Health’s mixed inheritance.
Spine2 built in-house on open source
The replacement for the NHS data spine, Spine2, is being built using open source components and is due to go live at the end of October.
All change, please
At midnight, the latest reorganisation of the NHS finally took effect. Lyn Whitfield outlines the changes and their impact on NHS IT.
Derby chooses Lorenzo
Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has decided to take CSC’s Lorenzo under the Department of Health’s new interim agreement with the company.
Suppliers invited to GPSoC event
Primary care IT suppliers are invited to an event hosted by Intellect and NHS Connecting for Health to discuss the replacement for GP Systems of Choice.
PACS/RIS refresh well underway
All of the trusts that will need to re-procure picture archiving and communications systems ahead of the end of national contracts have started procurement activity, according to a DHID update issued to eHealth Insider.
Microsoft launches Identity Agent
Microsoft has launched software to enable NHS staff using modern versions of its Windows operating system to connect to the NHS Spine using NHS smartcards.
Another view: Neil Paul
Our GP columnist is surprised to find that a review of NHSmail is underway – and that nobody seems to be asking users what they want from NHSmail 2.
EHI interview: Katie Davis
EHI editor Jon Hoeksma speaks exclusively to Katie Davis as she prepares to give up her job as head of NHS IT at the Department of Health.