Of primary importance: Masood Nazir on the value of digital
In the first of a new column written exclusively for Digital Health, Dr Masood Nazir – clinical lead for NHS England’s primary care digital transformation programme, and CCIO at a large CCG – considers the potential of digital to improve experience for GPs and patients alike.
Digital Health Summer Schools 2018, the biggest and best yet
Last week saw the biggest and most successful Summer Schools yet, with 400 NHS IT leaders gathered at Birmingham University to accelerate NHS digitisation.
All GP practices in north west London sign up to provide online services
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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Eastern Academic Health Science Network launches GP podcast
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).
Entire NHS estate to have free wifi by 2019
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.
TPP deployed in Bradford social care
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.
Challenge Fund wave two pilots unveiled
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.
Adenubi moves from GPSoC to data role
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 hails strong 2014 results
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.
Code4Health courses underway
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.