At least 1,700 cases of potential patient harm have been identified after a huge medical correspondence storage blunder, according to a new report by the NAO.
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The healthcare IT round-up includes new drug theft preventative software, a trust’s digitisation of its HR records and the ICO’s new grant programme.
Beverley Bryant, NHS Digital’s outgoing director of digital transformation calls for NHS England to fully recognise NHS Digital’s contribution.
The success of the flagship GDE programme, channeling NHS IT investment into a small number of elite trusts, should be be judged by the extent to which knowledge is effectively spread across the whole NHS.
From September the newly revamped NHS Choices will become NHS.uk and the gateway to order repeat prescriptions, book appointments, register for a GP and find a pharmacy.
Juliet Bauer is on a mission to make online NHS services as compelling as possible and achieve a decisive move to digital health services.
The seven mental health digital exemplars will share £35 million of funding, NHS England has confirmed, with organisations planning to develop apps, online platforms and to give better access to records.
Cambridge, Imperial and Chelsea, Alder Hey and Newcastle have been announced as the four additional acute global digital exemplar trusts.
Flagship GDE hospital trusts have finally been notified that they will not receive any of the promised £100m investment this financial year.