Bury outlines scope of Lorenzo R1.9
NHS Bury’s implementation of Lorenzo will change the working practices of 600 of its 800 staff, across 31 community services. The primary care trust has issued a statement to E-Health Insider that expands on the announcement that it will implement Lorenzo Regional Care Release 1.9 (LRC R1.9) in November, when it will migrate off its […]
RiO upgrades restart in London
The programme of upgrades to the RiO community health software has re-started in London, with two primary care trusts now using the latest version. Newham PCT received an upgrade to Version 5.1 earlier this month from local service provider BT, and has been followed by NHS Brent. A spokesperson for BT told EHI Primary Care that […]
Insider View: Jon Hoeksma
It’s Christine Connelly’s paper anniversary. E-Health Insider editor Jon Hoeksma reflects on her first year.
Bradford implements RiO through ASCC
Bradford District Care Trust has implemented the RiO electronic care record system to support staff delivering mental health services. The mental health and learning disabilities trust made use of the Additional Supply Capability and Capacity (ASCC) framework contract to accelerate the procurement process. Bradford began the procurement in December 2008, after deciding it could not […]
TPP announces 1,000th SystmOne practice
Healthcare IT system supplier TPP has announced 1,000 GP practices are now live with SystmOne GP.
It’s about more than Lorenzo
CSC’s Andrew Spence tells Sarah Bruce about the company’s achievements in primary care.
NHS Number limitations confirmed
The National Patient Safety Agency has confirmed that community pharmacists, community nurses and other groups of NHS workers will be unable to meet the national requirement to use the NHS Number from the end of this week. The NPSA said it accepted that dentists, optometrists, community pharmacists, community nurses and ambulance staff in England would […]
EMIS Web accreditation slips to January
EMIS Web is likely to receive NHS Connecting for Health accreditation in January, EMIS has announced. The company told the annual meeting of the EMIS National User Group last week that CfH accreditation is now due in January, rather than in November as it predicted earlier this summer. The long-awaited next generation system from EMIS, […]
Setting records straight
Peter Short, national clinical lead GP, NHS Connecting for Health, discusses the recent Shared Record Professional Guidance.
Region-wide SCR campaigns discussed
NHS Connecting for Health is hoping to launch region-wide public information campaigns for the Summary Care Record programme. CfH’s SCR team has been given ministerial approval to investigate NHS interest in much wider-scale publicity programmes than have been run so far. Dr Gillian Braunold, clinical lead for the SCR programme, said wider public information campaigns would […]