Cundy: SCR suspension ‘means nothing’
Dr Paul Cundy has said that the Department of Health’s statement about the suspension of the Summary Care Record in areas where its roll-out has been accelerated “means nothing.”
LSPs paid a quarter of contract price
The local service providers of the National Programme for IT in the NHS have been paid £1.1 billion, less than a quarter of the projected amounts for their projects.
Lorenzo has just 174 ‘regular users’
Figures released by the government show that a year after the first hospital went live with Lorenzo, there are only about 174 “regular users” across the five NHS trusts using the system.
DH’s lead on acute choice leaves
The NHS chief information officer leading work on offering acute trusts in the South a choice of IT systems has left the Department of Health for a new job. John-Jo Campbell, the chief information officer at NHS South Central SHA, had been seconded to the DH’s Informatics Directorate by director general of informatics Christine Connelly. […]