PRSB develops information sharing standards for diabetes healthcare
PRSB – the Professional Record Standards Body – has launched two new information sharing standards for diabetes to help improve care.
PRSB expands community pharmacy information standard
The community pharmacy information standard has been expanded so community pharmacists and GPs can better support integrated care.
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Dudley Group NHS FT accelerates information sharing platform roll-out
The Dudley Group NHS FT has accelerated the roll-out of an information sharing platform to support its clinicians during the coronavirus outbreak.
Cheshire goes live with CarePlus children information system
The health records of 176,000 children across Cheshire have been integrated into a new, unified child health information system.
Technological and information sharing allow nurses to take the lead
To mark International Nurses’ Day Caron Swinscoe, NHS Digital’s acting chief nurse, encouraged nurses to continue taking the lead on the digital revolution.
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How can we make interoperability happen?
It’s a question which has plagued the NHS for many a year: how can we make interoperability happen? For Peter Anderson, the answer is through a mixture of top-down focus and regional action.
CIOs and CCIOs urge greater clarity on shared records and data protection
Current data protection guidance is contradictory and not conducive to effective patient care according to a new discussion paper published by the CCIO and Health CIO networks.
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What now for the Wachter have-nots?
Jon Hoeksma, the chief executive and editor of Digital Health, asks what will happen to the NHS providers frozen out of the digital ‘ivy league’ and puts forward some ideas for alternative exemplar programmes.
John Parry: Working towards a national consent model
Policy, politics and culture are encouraging information sharing; the missing piece is an efficient, scalable and legal consent model, says the clinical director of TPP.
Ade Memoire: how long?
Adrian Byrne, the director of informatics at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, considers the timescale for the government’s paperless ambitions. Tight isn’t the word…