Freeman launches consultation on Caldicott proposals
The government has launched a formal consultation on two of the key proposals in Dame Fiona Caldicott’s latest review of data security and information governance in the NHS.
HSCIC to become NHS Digital
The Health and Social Care information Centre is being renamed NHS Digital and will have a new chair, Noel Gordon.
Ade Memoire: feeling appathetic
In one of his occasional columns, Adrian Byrne, Southampton’s director of IT and chair of the Health CIO Network, considers the gap between the hype and reality of health apps; and the work that will need to be done to close it.
Leadership summit: full steam ahead?
The first Digital Health Leadership Summit heard the government wants to create the ‘railroad’ over which local IT services can run; but it will be for trusts and commissioners to create them. Lyn Whitfield reports.