Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear achieves GDE accreditation
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust has been officially recognised as an accredited Global Digital Exemplar by NHS England.
Cumbria Sexual Health Service to offer online booking for patients
Cumbria Sexual Health Service (CSHS) is to offer patients the ability to book appointments and order STI self-testing kits online.
Network pioneer Joe McDonald to retire after 30 years
This week sees the retirement of Professor Joe McDonald, who has been child psychiatrist for 30 years and is regarded as one of the country’s leading CCIOs.
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Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS FT goes live with HIE
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS FT is now connected to the Health Information Exchange (HIE) which means users can access mental health data.
Digital health partnership in North East welcomes first mental health trust
Health Call was established in response to growing demand from patients to be able to interact with their personal care records via digital means.
Healthcare IT news in brief
This week’s healthcare IT round-up focuses on software deployments, ranging from the addition of electronic referrals to palliative care from Cumbria’s e-referral service, to another trust rolling out wi-fi for patients.
Health tech helps during Cumbria floods
Effective use of digital technology helped Cumbria’s healthcare system cope during recent floods that have devastated the region, NHS Cumbria’s chief clinical information officer has said.
Cumbria launches social care referrals
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust is now able to refer patients to social care services at the “press of a button.”
Cumbria turns on sexual health EPR
Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with a new electronic patient record for sexual health from Inform.
Cumbria launches child risk e-referrals
NHS trusts in Cumbria can now make electronic referrals to social care services if they believe a child is at risk, using the Strata ‘air traffic control’ system.