Cerner Millennium trusts had to be out of the BT data centre by the end of last month. With the exit of the final trust just two weeks late, Rebecca McBeth reports on the end of the National Programme for IT in two of its five regions.
A handful of London trusts are about to start trialling the eRedbook child health record, ahead of a capital-wide roll-out.
St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust is piloting the use of vital signs monitoring equipment that integrates with its Cerner Millennium electronic patient record and new whiteboards.
Trusts in London and the South are set to be off their National Programme for IT contracts by October. Now suppliers are looking north; where things are messier. Rebecca McBeth reports.
Ten of the 15 NHS trusts in London and the South that received Cerner Millennium under the National Programme for IT have chosen to stick with the system beyond the end of the national contracts this October.
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust has gone live with Cerner Millennium at its University Hospital Lewisham site.
London’s trusts running the Cerner Millennium electronic patient record have all signed new deals to replace their nationally funded contracts; but now face a challenge to move their data out of the BT data centre.
A pan-London information exchange is being developed to connect local data-sharing projects and establish common standards, as part of a citywide interoperability programme.
NHS Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group is taking the lead on a new £2.4 million digital mental health service covering the whole of London.
London’s Air Ambulance charity has launched a new mobile app to transmit incident information more rapidly and reduce dispatch times by up to two minutes.