NHS Connecting for Health (CfH) has announced that it has selected eight GP clinical system suppliers to be awarded contracts under the GP Systems of Choice (GPSoC) initiative. The successful companies are local service provider CSC Computer Sciences, plus existing GP system suppliers EMIS, INPS, iSoft, Healthy Software, Microtest and Seetec and newcomer to the market, […]
When Connecting for Health appointed its GP clinical leads two years ago, there were three big issues on the primary care IT agenda: consent and confidentiality, Choose and Book and systems choice.
Procurement for GP Systems of Choice will begin this week and be complete in three months’ time, finally delivering the right to IT system choice enshrined in the 2003 GMS contract, NHS Connecting for Health has announced. CfH has received approval from the Treasury to proceed with the procurement and a notice has today been […]
Lack of consultation and the threat to GPs existing computer systems are the biggest failings of the National Programme for IT and the ones that has angered most GPs, according to feedback from GPs who were questioned in the latest survey by Medix-UK. Out of the 900 doctors who took part in the survey, 191 […]
Apollo Medical Systems Ltd have announced an agreement with Microtest Ltd, an IT supplier to the primary health care market, which will see Microtest use Apollo’s remote audit toolkit A3 in Primary Care Trusts (PCTs). A3 will form Microtest’s preferred solution for PCTs to enable them to meet the information requirements set out in the […]