NHS e-Referral Service fails to report
The NHS e-Referral Service is not producing any reports for users – nearly four months after go-live.
Lancashire spends £1.5m on consultants
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust has spent £1.5 million on consultancy firm Ernst and Young to improve its performance management and reporting functions after a series of failures in the area.
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Structured reporting could save lives
Structured reporting in radiology could save lives, a meeting at the Radiological Society of North America annual conference heard on Monday.
Lorenzo trusts plan joint implementation
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust and George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust plan to jointly implement the requesting and reporting module of CSC’s Lorenzo.
Coventry closes the loop
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust has achieved a full closed-loop audit of results acknowledgment.
Aus radiologists support Mancs trust
University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust has awarded a three-year contract to Radiology Reporting Online.
Reports interrogated at ECR 2013
Novel IT tools can make a positive contribution to efficiency in the radiology department – but good human communication is needed too, a session at ECR 2013 in Vienna heard.
Microtest supports swine flu vaccination
GP system supplier Microtest has launched a swine flu reporting service to help GP practices deliver the swine flu vaccination programme. The system supplier said users of Microtest Evolution and Practice Manager 2 were being saved the task of identifying at risk patients on their clinical systems. The company said its new service automatically checks […]
DH mandates incident reporting
The Department of Health has confirmed that it will end the voluntary system for reporting patient safety incidents to the National Patient Safety Agency. Instead, it will make it mandatory for all NHS trusts in England, including hospitals, primary care trusts, mental health services and ambulance services to report instances of harm or death to […]
Blackpool gets ‘Darzi’ style PACS
NHS Blackpool has implemented a new Agfa PACS system that enable staff working at the town’s state of the art new polyclinic to access and share diagnostic image records with staff at the local hospital trust. Implemented as an extension of Blackpool, Flyde and Wyre Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s existing Agfa Impax PACS, the new […]