Purging printers and swapping pens for PENS at Liverpool Women’s
Has going paperless fallen down the NHS agenda? Owen Hughes speaks to Jaki Allen, digital transformation programme director at Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust, to find out where the sticking points lie.
Paperless by 2020 – not just a pipedream for North East London NHS Trust
With the aim of streamlining clinical workflows and becoming paperless by 2020, North East London NHS Trust is well down the path to digital maturity.
Ex-minister speaks of ‘horror’ of having to digitise the NHS with no plan
George Freeman said his self-proclaimed ‘horror story’ highlights how “top down” solutions never work and that the answer is ‘local digital solutions’.
NHS IT may be a loser from snap general election
The decision to hold a snap general election may further delay efforts to digitise health and care services, argues Digital Health editor Jon Hoeksma.
NHS hospitals won’t be paperless before 2027
A new report from market research firm Digital Health Intelligence concludes the government’s target for all NHS hospitals to become paperless will not be met before 2027.
Plan needed amid ‘confusing’ funding for a digital NHS
The government’s plan to digitally transform the NHS is at risk of losing credibility as plans and funding remain “confusing”, The King’s Fund has warned.
Expo 2016: What you need to know
The 2016 Health and Social Care Innovation Expo wasn’t short on new policies, big reveals, and fancy tech. Ben Heather examines what we learned at the big event and what questions remain.
NHS Digital shuffles transformation targets
NHS Digital has accidentally published a whole lot of targets for digital transformation, from patient consent opt-outs to de-identification services.
All 44 "initial" STPs now with NHS England
All 44 Sustainability and Transformation Plans have been lodged with NHS England, but what they mean for funding and IT projects could take months to untangle.
Digital roadmaps hunt for scalable tech
Digital roadmaps will be used to scout out promising technologies and upscale them for the rest country, NHS England’s head of digital strategy has said.