Connelly: South benefits from no LSP
Director general of informatics Christine Connelly has said the National Programme for IT in the NHS’ new approach in the South will mean faster delivery and greater engagement with frontline staff. Speaking at the Assist conference in Birmingham this morning, Connelly claimed there would be benefits to not having a single local service provider in […]
BT’s Southern LSP deal cost £546m
BT is to be paid an additional £546m for work at a limited number of NHS trusts in the South of England.
Will NPfIT deliver this time? Sarah Bruce asked some IT directors for their views.
Cerner UK announces redundancies
Cerner has announced a round of redundancies of UK staff, based on the sharply reduced number of implementations it now expects to deliver.
Connelly sets a November deadline for suppliers
DH CIO Christine Connelly has given NPfIT’s suppliers seven months to make “significant progress” or see a new implementation plan adopted.
Four BT Cerner deployments for South
BT is to deploy Cerner Millennium to a further four acute sites in the South of England as part of its deal to take over the eight sites already live with the system. In response to a written question from Conservative health spokesman Stephen O’Brien, health minister Ben Bradshaw said the company would also be […]
CfH on the brink of new deals with CSC and BT
NHS Connecting for Health is on the brink of signing new renegotiated deals with its two main remaining contractors, Computer Sciences Corporation and BT.
BT takes over Cerner sites in the south
BT, the local service provider for London, is to take over responsibility for supporting hospitals in the south of England running Cerner Millennium software.
Clinical Solutions partners with Fujitsu in Spain
Fujitsu and Clinical Solutions have announced a partnership to improve access to healthcare advice and services in Spain. Under the new partnership the two firms will work together on projects designed to improve the delivery of quality healthcare through the use of intelligent systems and data analysis. Areas of joint work will focus on the […]
CfH terminates Fujitsu helpdesk contract
NHS Connecting for Health has terminated the service desk contract it had with Fujitsu because of performance problems. The First Line Service Support contract with Fujitsu Services Ltd was terminated last week. A CfH spokesperson said the service desk would be transferred in house and supported from the agency’s Exeter office until a permanent provider […]