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.
Staff at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust will access patient records on iPads following the introduction of a new electronic patient record system in September.
Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has said will save £1.4 million over the next five years by bringing its IT services in-house.
Trusts in London and the South are set to be off their National Programme for IT contracts by October. Now suppliers are looking north; where things are messier. Rebecca McBeth reports.
Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust has chosen RiO for its community services, and will work with Patients Know Best on a fully integrated patient portal.