New joint data chief at CQC and NHS Improvement
A new role has been created to ensure data consistency across the Care Quality Commission and NHS Improvement.
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Over-budget GPES has no future – NAO
Significant delays to the General Practice Extraction Service have seen costs rise from £14 million to £40 million – and design failures mean it is unlikely to have a long-term future, a National Audit Office report has said.
Data advisory group to disband
The independent advisory group set up to review requests for GP patient data is being disbanded in favour of two organisations that separate data collection and data dissemination.
Dementia research ‘revolution’ using EPR
Five mental health trusts have launched a partnership to “revolutionise” dementia research in the UK, using non-identifiable patient data.
HSCIC reviews HES access
The Health and Social Care Information Centre is reviewing access to the Hospital Episode Statistics and other national datasets.