‘No smartcard’ Spine apps on way: HSCIC
NHS staff will soon be able to get mobile access to the NHS Spine without the use of a smartcard.
Spine2 cuts response times
The Health and Social Care Information Centre has marked the first anniversary of Spine 2 by releasing figures showing that it has dramatically improved response times for users.
Joe’s view: of identity
Joe McDonald is forever coming across new ways to prove his identity and thinks it is about time that the NHS got into the same business.
Spine outage leaves users without access
A major outage on NHS Spine has caused problems across the NHS and affected users are unable to access any Spine services.
Spine2 is alive
The replacement for the NHS data spine, Spine2, went live over the bank holiday weekend.
Spine2 built on Riak database
The replacement for the NHS data Spine is being built around a distributed, open source database called Riak from US company Basho.
Spine2 live in summer 2014
Formal supplier testing of Spine2 will begin within a few months and it will go-live in summer 2014.
EHI interview: Alex Abbott
EHI news editor Rebecca Todd speaks to NHS England’s chief technology officer Alex Abbott about changing the way the NHS manages and delivers its core infrastructure, while keeping that up and running.
Spine2 built in-house on open source
The replacement for the NHS data spine, Spine2, is being built using open source components and is due to go live at the end of October.