Sharing the pain
Legal issues, information governance, patient consent; the barriers to information sharing are legion. Good job CCIOs are committed to getting through them. Claire Read reports.
Leeds takes EPMA from CSC
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has signed a £1.8m contract with CSC for its Medchart electronic prescribing and medicines administration system.
Health CIO profile: Eileen Jessop
The deputy director of informatics at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust talks to Sam Sachdeva about her career, its electronic patient record plans, and the trust’s role in a changing NHS.
Leeds CCG seeks feedback on GPs via text
NHS Leeds West Clinical Commissioning Group is piloting a Friends and Family Test feedback text messaging system.
Rising star: Samantha Robinson
In the first of a series of interviews with the “rising stars” of NHS IT, Lis Evenstad talks to Samantha Robinson, who is helping Leeds’ acute trust through an ambitious transformation programme.
One week left to make bids to Tech Fund
NHS trusts have expressed concern that there is not enough time to complete applications to the £260m Technology Fund, with just a week to the deadline.
Leeds puts bones on Map of Medicine
Three Leeds clinical commissioning groups are aiming to improve the quality of musculoskeletal referrals by adding local pathways to the Map of Medicine.
Yorkshire e-consultation scheme extended
An e-consultation system that helps specialists to decide whether GPs should refer a patient for hospital care is being extended.