What role can leaders play in advancing NHS environmental sustainability?
A Digital Health roundtable, run with Virgin Media O2 Business, considers what role digital leaders can play in advancing NHS environmental sustainability.
SOCITM calls for IT stimulus
A leading consortium has called for a £1 billion IT stimulus package from central government to overhaul IT services in local government, health and education in order to cut carbon emissions and create savings. Steve Palmer, president of SOCITM, told E-Health Insider: “We are not asking for a grant, we want to borrow the money […]
CfH publishes OGC Gateway Reviews
Health service IT agency NHS Connecting for Health has published the Office of Government Commerce gateway reviews of the National Programme for IT in the NHS (NPfIT) carried out between 2002 and 2005.
No cuts, but low growth in budget
Chancellor Alastair Darling has told the Commons that the government does not plan to “cut” its way out of recession while delivering a budget that promises low spending growth and big demands for efficiency savings from the public sector.
Next London Cerner go-live delayed until Autumn
The next deployment of Cerner Millennium in London will not occur until the autumn; more than a year after the last go-live in the capital plunged the Royal Free Hampstead Hospital NHS Trust into crisis.
Royal Free boss says CRS problems cost £10m
The boss of the Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust has blamed the new NHS electronic medical records system – the flagship project of the £12.7 billion NHS IT programme – for causing "heartache and hard work". Andrew Way, chief executive at the Royal Free, said technical problems had cost the trust £10m, leaving it unable […]
Cerner gets green light in London
NHS London and the NHS London Programme for IT have given the green light to further Cerner deployments in the capital.
This is the year to come
Sandra Hempel asks leading figures in healthcare IT to look ahead to 2009.
That was the year that was…
Say goodbye to 2008 with E-Health Insider’s news review.
Bristol uses IT to underpin foundation status
University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust has chosen CACI’s InView data warehouse and reporting system to underpin its transition to foundation status. The new system will allow the trust to improve data quality and support 18 week pathways, Payment by Results, performance monitoring and other information demands. InView is a web-based solution that utilises Microsoft […]