Northern Ireland’s health board pens deal with First Databank
The Health and Social Care Board in Northern Ireland has penned a deal which will see a primary care medicines optimisation solution deployed.
Leicester General Hospital deploys Nervecentre mobile EPMA system
Leicester General Hospital has deployed a mobile electronic prescribing and medicines administration (EPMA) system from Nervecentre.
NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG deploys prescribing decision technology
A newly merged clinical commissioning group (CCG) as signed a new agreement which will see prescribing decision technology deployed.
Alcidon enters resellers agreement with Better by Marand
The provider which alerts hospital staff when patients are at risk of harm as made an agreement to help tackle medication errors.
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Digital system to be piloted to help crack down on prescription fraud
Though the NHS Business Authority runs random checks, it is estimated that prescription fraud costs the NHS in England an estimated £256m a year.
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London docs get on board with electronic prescribing
All 1,311 GP surgeries in the capital can now use the electronic prescription service (EPS) to send prescriptions to pharmacists.
Echo gives carers a helping hand with new medication management tool
The new feature on the app enables friends, family members or other carers to oversee a person’s medication and order repeat prescriptions on their behalf.
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Confusion over repeat prescription app Echo after ordering error
A prescribing committee has flagged concerns about a repeat prescription app after a patient used it to mistakenly order the wrong dose of medication.
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Powys delivers mass roll-out of prescription software to GPs
Powys Health Teaching Board has deployed prescribing decision support software to GPs across mid-Wales with the aim of delivering better treatment to the 133,000 people living in the region.
Man wrongly arrested for prescription fraud after IT bungle
The Brighton man expected to walk out of the pharmacy with his medicine. Instead he walked out with a police escort, thanks to an IT error.