Serco takes over NHS shared service
An international service company has taken over the contract for one of the largest NHS shared services organisations in the country
Call centres urged for GP appointments
GP appointment booking could be centralised in future with national or regional call centres used instead of local practice lines, a report commissioned by the Department of Health recommends.
Berkshire to save £150k with NHSmail
Berkshire Shared Services has completed the migration of all its GP practices to NHSmail, resulting in an expected cost saving of £150,000.
NW shared services expand with COA
East Lancashire Financial Services is expanding its reach across the UK in partnership with business software provider, COA Solutions. East Lancashire Financial Services provides NHS organisations with accounting, financial management, procurement, ESR payroll, online expenses and other shared service solutions. Historically, it has focused on the provision of shared services to NHS organisations in the North West, but […]
Herefordshire joins NHS and council IT
Herefordshire has become the first county in the UK to integrate its council and NHS IT services. Zack Pandor, joint director of ICT for Herefordshire Council and NHS Herefordshire, said public services in the county have had a long history of shared working. In December 2007, Chris Bull became the chief executive of both the […]
Over the moon, gobsmacked, delighted – just some of the reactions from the winners of the E-Health Insider Awards 2009 in association with BT.
EHI Awards 2009 winners announced
NHS Waltham Forest’s implementation of the RiO community and mental health system emerged as the overall winner of the E-Health Insider Awards in association with BT last night.
EHI Awards finalists unveiled
The finalists for the E-Health Insider Awards 2009 in association with BT have been announced.
EHI’s industry round up 11.09.2009
This edition of E-Health Insider’s industry round-up covers partnerships and new product launches in the healthcare IT market and deployments in the NHS.
Industry round-up 09.07.09
This month’s E-Health Insider industry round-up covers new products, system deployments, observed trends and other news from leading healthcare IT suppliers. South Manchester utilises Hornbill’s Supportworks The University of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust has applied Hornbill’s Supportworks ITSM service management software to manage the NHS Registration Authority smart card system that it is introducing […]