Electronic Prescription Service fulfils one billion items a year
The Electronic Prescription Service is now responsible for fulfiling 95% of all prescription requests, with 2021/22 seeing it dispense 996 million items.
Solent NHS Trust trials virtual wards with Doccla tech
Virtual wards are being established by Solent NHS Trust using technology from Doccla, to help keep frail patients out of hospital.
Portsmouth becomes first area to fully roll out electronic prescription service
NHS Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is the first in the country to have 100% of their GP practices able to use the EPS.
Smart Use saves Portsmouth £6.4m
Portsmouth NHS Trust has identified more than £6.4m in savings through better stock control since implementing an inventory management system from Smart Use.
EHI Awards 2011: Pen pushers
A digital pen system has saved time and money for midwives in Portsmouth. Shanna Crispin reports.
Dorset County to implement VitalPAC
Dorset County Hospital Foundation Trust is to implement VitalPAC, a clinical system for monitoring and analysing patients’ vital signs to improve their healthcare.
Portsmouth signs deal for Patientxt
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust has signed a deal with software supplier Healthcare Communications for its Patientxt messaging service in order to reduce its Did Not Attend rates.
Bristol gains it on RiO
NHS South Gloucestershire, NHS North Somerset and NHS Bristol will all have gone live with RiO within the next six weeks.
At least four southern trusts plan for Lorenzo
At least four hospitals in the South of England intend to implement Lorenzo, according to informatics plans, with community and mental health trusts taking systems from both TPP and CSE-Servelec. In NHS South Central, several hospital trusts that have yet to receive a system under the National Programme for IT in the NHS appear to be planning […]
Healthcare Interoperability: the big debate
Are international standards the most important factor in healthcare interoperability: or not? Fiona Barr reports