The first local authority to deploy an electronic patient record is Somerset County Council, who has gone live with the Rio EPR.
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is set to go live with Wellola’s Portasana patient communication platform.
After being implemented in response to covid, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust is using Accurx software to deliver virtual care.
Birmingham Community Healthcare’s Mosley Hospital’s Ward 5 is the first inpatient facility within the trust to trial the new electronic patient record.
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is to replace legacy CSC clinical records with new RiO electronic patient record system from Servelec Health and Social Care.
Mental health patients at South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS FT are at risk of being illegally detained due to issues with using RiO.
Shares in Sheffield-based software and technology group Servelec fell sharply this week after the company issued a profit warning on Wednesday.
This week’s round-up of health tech news includes the creation of a clinical informatics council in Wales and a delay to the implementation of RiO at Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust.
As the National Programme for IT in the NHS drew to a close in London and the South, Rebecca McBeth assessed its impact on mental health and community trusts.
Four NHS hospital trusts that need to replace their nationally procured electronic patient record systems by the end of the month are deemed “high risk” by the board overseeing the programme.