London IT Programme slashed
NHS trusts in London have been told they will get a dramatically scaled back programme of IT modernisation following the new contract signed with BT last week.
London SCR roll out complete in a year
NHS London is aiming to create Summary Care Records for 100% of the people living in the capital that want one by March 2011.
St George’s delays Millennium until 2010
St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust has told E-health Insider that it will delay its implementation of Cerner Millennium until March 2010. The trust had previously been working to an improbable 21 December deadline; just four days before Christmas Day, when many trust staff will be on holiday. By taking more time, the trust says it […]
SCR may have London roll out
The head of the London Programme for IT has admitted that the ‘one size fits all’ approach to deploying Cerner Millennium was a “mistake”. Speaking at E-Health Insider Live ’09, Kevin Jarrold said a “significantly different” approach was being taken at Kingston Hospital and St George’s Hospital NHS trusts, which are due to go live […]
London carnival on hold for RiO
Further implementations of the latest RiO community and mental health software in London and the South have been put on hold until September. The mounting delay means that up to five months will have passed since installations were stopped in April. Local service provider BT and the London Programme for IT previously said they planned […]
RiO upgrades suspended in London
Moves to upgrade NHS organisations in London to the latest NHS Spine-connected version of the RiO community and mental health system have been suspended after a series of performance problems.
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.
Rescue plan for Royal Free
A 90-day rescue plan is underway at The Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust to try and fix a catalogue of 22 major problems with the Cerner Millennium Care Records System installed by BT. Problems caused by the system have so far cost the trust £7.2m, disrupted the delivery of care and led to delays in […]
Vision 4 looks further off
Delivery of the new clinical system Vision 4 from GP system supplier INPS could be moved back to 2011. The latest update on suppliers’ planned release dates for NHS Connecting for Health applications shows that Vision 4 is being replanned; although the company’s hosted version of its Vision 3 system has become the first hosted […]
Talks over BT role in London primary care systems
BT may drop responsibility for delivering new primary care systems in London and focus on building an integration engine for existing systems, EHI Primary Care understands. The local service provider for London is in contract talks about the GP solution that could see it end its responsibility to deliver new primary care systems in the […]