All GP practices in north west London have signed up to provide a suite of online services to their patients, allow registered patients to book and cancel appointments, order repeat prescriptions and view their GP records.
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A series of podcasts which explore innovations that can help ease pressures in primary care has been launched by the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (AHSN).
The entire NHS estate will soon be able to access free internet as part of NHS Digital’s Wifi Programme. It aims to get all GP Practices set up by 2017.
The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council’s adult social care services have gone live with SystmOne’s social care module and will soon link up with GP patient data.
NHS England has revealed the second wave of primary care pilots set to receive a share of a £100 million investment through the Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund.
Kemi Adenubi is stepping down as the HSCIC’s head of primary care IT to lead work on a replacement for the Secondary Uses Service, EHI News can exclusively reveal.
Emis Group has reported a 30% increase in annual revenue for 2014, saying its performance was buoyed by growth in the community health sector and major deals in secondary and specialist care.
The first courses of NHS England’s Code4Health programme have been running around the country, with participating clinicians saying they are keen to make the most of what they have learned.
NHS England has extended central funding of email-to-SMS services for primary care organisations using NHSmail, after the DH caused an outcry by announcing plans to cut funding from next March.
The Care Quality Commission has been criticised after incorrectly placing 60 GP practices in high-risk categories due to “severely flawed” monitoring data.