Connelly: NHS needs ‘plug in’ apps
NHS organisations should be able to choose from a range of ‘plug in’ applications to deliver care to patients, the NHS’ chief information officer has said.
EHI Awards 2011 judges announced
The full judging panel for the EHI Awards 2011 in association with BT has been announced, featuring some of last year’s winners.
Connelly hunts for Pennine replacement
NHS chief information officer Christine Connelly is looking for a replacement mental health trust to take Lorenzo from CSC, following the withdrawal of Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust.
Pennine Care ditches Lorenzo
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust has withdrawn from taking the Lorenzo electronic patient record system from CSC.
Information strategy v1 shredded
EHealth Insider has learned that NHS chief information officer Christine Connelly last month binned the Department of Health’s first “confused” stab at a new information strategy and has since been writing her own.
Microsoft hits back at NHS CIO
Microsoft has said NHS Chief Information Officer, Christine Connelly, was wrong to say ending the £500m Enterprise Wide Agreement with the NHS did not leave it facing a shortfall in licences.
Govt may review Bill data sharing plans
The Department of Health’s director general of informatics has signalled that the government may be prepared to look again at controversial clauses on data sharing in the Health and Social Care Bill.
Connelly angered by Microsoft questions
Christine Connelly yesterday lost her cool over criticism that cancelling the Microsoft Enterprise-wide Agreement has left trusts having to pick up big bills.
EHI launches fifth annual awards
Entries have opened for the EHI Awards 2011 in association with BT, with three new categories to reflect the changing world of technology and the NHS.
Bacon keeps up Connelly correspondence
Richard Bacon has renewed pressure on the Department of Health’s director general for informatics, Christine Connelly, to prove the value of the contracts signed as part of the National Programme for IT in the NHS.