Archived News: April- May 2013

NMC/Regulatory Update:; NMC sets out six priorities to deliver effective regulation ; NMC welcomes the Government’s response to Francis ; Professional indemnity insurance Latest NMC Update

HCPC Update Refresh your CPD Awareness ; HCPC In Focus - Issue 46, April 2013 (latest) ;

NEW (ENGLAND) The Professional Records Standards Body - BCS is founding member of the new Professional Record Standards Body and Caldicott recommends 'duty to share'

Live in Wales? See Betsi Cadwaladr GPs refer electronically- read more on your own eNWI page

Live in Scotland? See Western Isles looks to link up records -- more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland New patient records system will benefit every person in Northern Ireland, says Poots- See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England? NHS England to publish IT strategy and New Anonymisation Standard (England) and Caldicott review: information governance in the health and care system - read more news below or look on your own area page

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Publications/articles of interest this month: White paper to support teleradiology ; Sheffield builds a virtual human ; Putting Patients First: The NHS England Business Plan for 2013/14 – 2015/16 ; New Anonymisation Standard (England) ; Nationwide Survey of Wireless Internet Access for NHS Staff ; Junior doctors ‘invisible’ in NHS IT ; NHS should 'look to lastminute.com' ; Making Connections: A transatlantic exchange to support the adoption of digital health between the US VHA and England’s NHS ; Stroke referrals go digital at Leicester ; Person-centred eHealth Strategy and Delivery Plan (Scotland); eHealth Link Newsletter March (Scotland). Guide to the healthcare system in England ; Reclaiming a population health perspective Future challenges for primary care ; Making the Case for Continuous Learning from Routinely Collected Data

Web Sites this month; RareConnect ; The INHALE Asthma Data Tool

e-records this month:;

Information Governance: New Anonymisation Standard (England) ; Caldicott review: information governance in the health and care system ; Privacy watchdogs back biting NHS ; Hunt pledges to respect patient data ; NEW The Professional Records Standards Body ; Standards Board splits in two ; Care.data approved ; Section 251 extension granted ; ICO wants compulsory audits of NHS ;

Personal Health records/Personal Health: 'Health Online' to push records access ; Insight Dashboard goes public ; Just 61 practices offer records access ; Caldicott recommends 'duty to share'

England: Rotherham plan to 'deconstruct' Meditech ; Sheffield selects System C ; Barnsley picks Lorenzo ; Two Cerner live sites go to tender ; Humber halts Lorenzo deployments ; MH trust links RiO and EMIS users ; Princess Alexandra picks Cambio ; Lewisham confirms Cerner deployment ; Cambridge signs with Epic ; Morecambe plans next steps with Lorenzo ; Ipswich to get £14m for Lorenzo

Scotland: Western Isles looks to link up records ;

Northern Ireland: New patient records system will benefit every person in Northern Ireland, says Poots : Northern Ireland Electronic Care Record (NIECR)

Commissioning: 'Metrics, Quality, Measurement and Monitoring' etc this month; HSCIC creates quality indicator library ; Dementia tool is covered in CQUINs ; Section 251 extension granted ; Report into new NHS structures launched ;

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? NHS England orders 111 review ; NHS 111 service OrQestrates PDS ; Further call for halt on NHS 111 ; Making Connections: A transatlantic exchange to support the adoption of digital health between the US VHA and England’s NHS ; Telehealth to save Worcestershire £4m ; NHS England committed to gold standard for NHS 111

Work in primary care? GP IT funds sitting with area teams ; 084 numbers under review ; Acute app for Derby GPs ; New Choose and Book by end of year ; Future of GPSoC ; SystmOne GPs get 111 messages ; Map Referrals launched ; Betsi Cadwaladr GPs refer electronically ; Just 61 practices offer records access ; Lloyd George records go electronic ; 'Postcode lottery' for GP IT ; General Practice Nursing Standards ; Reclaiming a population health perspective Future challenges for primary care

Work in the community? Guernsey extends TrakCare to community ; Ten suppliers on £300m framework

Work in A&E? East Kent buys portal to save time ; Emis EPR viewer used across Bristol ; NHS England: Improving A&E Performance

Work in mental health? MH trust links RiO and EMIS users

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