Archived News: February - April 2017

NMC/Regulatory Update: Revalidation celebrates one year anniversary ; Updated Revalidation Booklet (March 2017) and New Guidance on CPD activities published ; Previous emails

HCPC Update: Take part in our 5-minute web content study ; MyHCPC app - new features released : Latest edition of InFocus

Live in Wales? See 11 innovative health technology projects successful in £7.3m funding bid - read more on your own eNWI page;

Live in Scotland? See Video technology trialled for premature babies in Scottish hospital - more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Reforms, Reviews, Consensus; What's in store for healthcare in Northern Ireland? See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England?See NHS hospitals won't be paperless before 2027 - read more news below or look on your own area page

Publications/articles of interest this month; The Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS and Adult Social Care House of Lords Report ; ICO online Health Sector Resources ; Google DeepMind and healthcare in an age of algorithms; NAO: Health & Social Care Integration; Involving people in their own health and care Statutory Guidance ; Does the primary care home make a difference? ; Health & Social Care Integration Briefing Paper ;

Web Sites and Apps of interest this month; £1M diabetes app rolled out to CCGs ; Five apps will help launch NHS’s new digital tool library ; NHS England working with internet giants to promote digital tools ; Virtual reality app helps children for MRI's at Kings ; Depression self-assessment tool ; New Community Nurses Website ; MyHCPC app

Events/Education/Training/Resources: ICO online Health Sector Resources ; NHS England is hoping to train 300 NHS staff to become “digital leaders” by 2021 ; SNOMED CT implementation in primary care on line resource ; NHS Right-care scenario: the variation between optimal and sub optimal pathways ;

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Information Governance and central data collection: : BlockChain patient consent model created ; ICO online Health Sector Resources ; Thousands more NHS staff have their data compromised ; London hospital fined £200,000 over fertility data breach ; Hunt grilled on missing confidential NHS data ;

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Fibit holds talks with NHS ; eRedbook to be introduced across London

England: SystemC will link child health records across South ; NW Anglia implements Medway ; Lancashire care implements Rio ; Wye Valley EPR delay ; UCL deploys Epic ; Salford will upload wearables data to personalise treatment ; Failure of core network at Northumbria downs IT systems ; GOSH picks Epic

CCG's/Commissioning/Quality Monitoring this month: CQC cracks down on potentially unsafe online pharmacies ; CQC says issues remain at Bridgewater community

Integrated Services/data this month; Data sharing agreement signed in Bradford ; Dorset Care Record Project signed ; Islington rolls out integrated care record ; Leeds Care Record adds community, mental health and adult social care ; Health & Social Care Integration Briefing Paper ;

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth/? NHS111 online trial launched in Suffolk

Work in an acute hospital or ambulance service? Barts partners Cera to prevent bed-blocking ; 'inadequate' ambulance Trust picks new CAD system ; London Ambulance New Year outage linked to high demand ; Man wrongly arrested for fraud after IT bungle

Work in primary/community care? to become gateway to GP records by September - About Patient Online ; BMA: Data sharing FAQ's and TPP SystemOne ; Single' Great North Care Record' ; SNOMED CT implementation in primary care on line resource ; Does the primary care home make a difference? ;

Work in Mental Health? 7 mental health GDE's will get money for apps and patient records ; Patients at risk of illegal detention at midlands MH trust ;