Leading the charge on digital at Homerton University Hospital
Kathy Adams, senior sister within the ED and digital transformation lead for outpatients at Homerton, shares her thoughts on what’s driving transformation.
England’s acute trusts beat deadline for e-Referrals switch
In an announcement made at NHS Expo – currently taking place in Manchester – it was revealed 150 acute hospital trusts and 7,110 GP practices have moved to the NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS) for sending and receiving all first outpatient appointments.
Docman ‘becomes first to integrate with the NHS e-Referral Service’
The company says integration means that referral and clinical information will be viewed digitally by consultants more easily and in one place.
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Hospital trusts bid goodbye to paper as e-RS gathers steam
More than half of all hospital trusts in England – 79 in total – are now using the NHS e-Referral Service for outpatient appointments, NHS Digital has revealed.
GPs refuse to support electronic referrals over patient care fears
Kent Local Medical Committee (LMC) has written an open letter to NHS Digital and a number of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) it will not support the switch off of paper referral systems
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Well done, Darling: Hospital referrals go 100% electronic for North East England STP
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust has moved to a fully electronic referral service for hospital appointments.