An online portal which provides NHS frontline staff and the public with access to national information governance (IG) guidance has been launched by NHSX.
Our GP columnist, Dr Neil Paul, reflects on his experience of working from home including his tech set-up and why he is trialling new gadgets.
NHS Highland is working with an Inverness-based technology company to develop the use of smart glasses in health care.
Katie Johnson, consultant radiologist at Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, tells EHI Imaging Informatics editor Kim Thomas about how the trust used remote reporting and outsourcing to achieve seven-day working.
NHS Direct has announced that it will treble the number of staff covered by its home working pilot by March 2011, following the early success of the scheme. The pilot has so far allowed 30 NHS Direct nurses in Milton Keynes and Plymouth to take calls from home. This will be increased to more than […]
NHS Direct is to consider allowing a large number of its staff to work from home, if a pilot shows positive results. The telephone and web advice service has already closed one of its sites in Portsmouth in order to allow staff to work from home. The organisation, which employs more than 3,000 people across the […]
Cisco has completed its voluntary offer for Norway’s Tandberg, a global leader in video communications. The deal will give Cisco an enhanced collaborative video-conferencing portfolio.
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is set to roll-out digital pens to more than 130 staff across its community midwifery department. The trust believes it was the first in the country to pilot the digital pens, which have been developed by digital pen providers Anoto and PaperIQ together with BlackBerry. It will now roll-out the system over […]
NHS Stockport has become the seventh site to implement iSoft’s Lorenzo electronic patient record system. The primary care trust has gone live with Lorenzo Regional Care Release One (LRC 1) clinical documentation model. This is being used by a community rehabilitation therapy team, following an implementation from local service provider, CSC, under The National Programme for […]
NHS Blood and Transplant is rolling out a project to protect data on laptops, PCs, USB sticks and other portable media. The project was launched in 2008 to meet government requirements to protect mobile devices from malware, data loss and theft. The agency is working with Integralis, which provides IT security services, and solutions from […]