London Hospital fined £200,000 over fertility data breach
The Information Commissioner’s Officer fined HCA International after its patients confidential fertility data was found freely available online.
UCLH outsources ICT to Atos in deal worth at least £150m
The big London NHS trust makes another big IT investment, hinting at ambitions to become an “exemplar”.
Worcestershire outsources IT services
All NHS hospitals, health centres and GP surgeries in Worcestershire will receive IT support from independent provider Computacenter as part of a five-year agreement worth up to £18 million.
Salisbury rethinks the working day (and night)
Katie Johnson, consultant radiologist at Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, tells EHI Imaging Informatics editor Kim Thomas about how the trust used remote reporting and outsourcing to achieve seven-day working.
Radiologists ‘face battery hen future’
Outsourcing powered by technology will be the death of radiology as we know it in this country, a debate at UKRC concluded.
£80m IT services tender issued
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust has issued an IT services tender worth £50 – £80m over five years.
Insourcing works for Brighton and Sussex
‘Insourcing’ services has helped Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust gain the upper hand in its development of IT, the trust’s director of health informatics says.
Sussex ‘done and dusted’ with 2e2
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust will have “done and dusted” its contract with the now-defunct systems integrator 2e2 by next Monday, the trust’s IT director says.
2e2 in administration
NHS trusts including Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust face an uncertain future on their IT services after their supplier 2e2 went administration.
Leicester picks IBM as IT partner
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has picked IBM to provide it with IM&T services and to procure and implement a new electronic patient record.