Archived News: August 2010

NMC/Regulatory Update: NMC Strategic Context Report ; New NMC Report Moving forward with healthcare support workforce regulation ; Consultation report on proposed new standards for pre-registration nursing education ; CHRE annual review ;

Medical Regulation: GPs to pay for NHS Appraisal Toolkit

HPC Update: HPC launches its first online campaign aimed at GPs and practice nurses ; Latest edition of HPC In Focus ; HPC launches consultation to review the generic standards of proficiency ; Health Professions Council to take over regulatory function from the General Social Care Council in England

Live in Wales? E-Health Industries Innovation (EHi2) Centre for Wales - read more on your own eNWI page

Live in Scotland? Scotland launches NHS Inform - more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Huge rise in ICT learners a boost for NI skills base - See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England? Decision day arrives for CfH and NPfIT and NHS £86m website spend confusing - read more news below or look on your own area page

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Publications/articles of interest this month: Greater freedom for the NHS; More evidence needed on telehealth costs ; BMA leader writes to the profession about “curate's egg" white paper ;New English Outcomes Framework ; Great Ormond Street barcodes wristbands ; Talking robot helps patients shed weight ; Flexible Nursing: Report for NHS Professionals ; Improving NHS productivity More with the same not more of the same

Web sites this month; Scottish NHS Inform ; New Information Prescription service ; Health in Wales website has now replaced the Health of Wales Information Service (HOWIS) ; Aurion Learning launches online CPD tool for dentists ; Informing Families Project in Ireland

Join a FREE Webinex on 19th August 4 - 5pm - Expert on Call: Shared decision making and decision aids

e-records this month:

Information Governance: Birmingham SCR scare proves false ; Redbridge works with Health Analytics ; ICO issues guidance on SCR opt-outs

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Patient Opinion opened to MPs ; Health Guide gets first English trial ; Personal responsibility health agenda 'welcomed' ; £4 million boost to give patients control of their health care ; Information Prescription service

Wales: Consultation on Clinical Documents Approach

England: Problems reported at Morecambe Bay ; Hillingdon gets SRC discharge summaries ; Staffs gets Medisec discharge summaries ; Scarborough's RealTime discharge ; Birmingham Portal drives info sharing

Scotland:

International: French health record live by December

'Metrics, Quality, Measurement and Monitoring' etc this month: Information Centre wins in ALB review ; New English Outcomes Framework ( Goals replace targets in DH paper) ; Lansley leads information revolution (England) ;NHS to collect raft of data on quality of care: ; Companies develop BI for RiO ; Improving NHS productivity More with the same not more of the same

Work in telephone consultation/telehealth? More evidence needed on telehealth costs ; NHS Direct to extend home working ; Blackburn and NHS Direct pilot wellness ; Expert on Call: Shared decision making and decision aids

Work in primary/Urgent care? White paper backs Choose and Book ; GPs to pay for NHS Appraisal Toolkit ; HPC launches its first online campaign aimed at GPs and practice nurses ; Join a FREE Webinex on 19th August 4 - 5pm - Expert on Call: Shared decision making and decision aids

Work in Mental Health? Companies develop BI for RiO

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