Healthcare services in Merseyside face high cyber-attack threat, CCG hears
St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been warned that health services in the region face a significant cyber-attack threat and must bolster its defences accordingly.
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St Helens completes Paris roll-out
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has completed the roll out of the Paris child health and community services system across two primary care trusts in the North West.
Look, no vans
St Helens and Knowsley has seen a rapid return on its investment in an electronic document management system, Sarah Bruce hears.
St Helens saves £1.2m with EDM
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has told E-Health Insider that it has realised its £1.2m investment on its electronic document management system just two years after it began roll out.
St Helens manages beds with IMS Maxims
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has implemented an admissions, discharge and transfer bed management system from IMS Maxims. The real time, web-based system, which integrates with the trust’s IMS Maxmims patient administration system, shows basic details for the patients occupying its beds and further information when a specific bed is ‘clicked.’ The […]
Paris on the Mersey
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has chosen Logica to provide the Paris system to support child health and community services in the North West.
Dr Foster names safety underperformers
The Dr Foster Hospital Guide 2009 has named 12 NHS trusts that it says have significantly underperformed on its new measure of patient safety. The guide, published over the weekend, identifies patient safety as the single most important element of hospital care. For the first time, it has introduced a Patient Safety Score, awarding scores of one to […]
Whiston uses whiteboards for training
Medical students and staff at Whiston Hospital are being taught core clinical skills using interactive whiteboards. The hospital, part of St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, has bought five SMART Boards from Rapid Technologies for its teaching classrooms, which are used by staff from across the hospital’s clinical skills department. This provides a […]
St Helens and Knowsley COIN speeds up comms
Over 7,500 staff working across 160 GP surgeries, health centres and acute hospitals in St Helens and Knowsley, Merseyside, are now connected to a new Community of Interest Network (COIN), enabling healthcare information to be accessed and shared across the region in real time. Deployment of the £4.2m COIN began in July last year and […]
Community network for St Helens and Knowsley
St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust have begun deploying a new £4.2m Community of Interest Network (COIN) to link all the healthcare providers in the region. The trust has signed a five year contract with ntl:Telewest Business to provide the community network, which will link 170 sites across the region. Through introducing the new […]