Archived News: June - July 2013

NMC/Regulatory Update:; NMC seeks feedback on professional indemnity insurance information ; NMC formally responds to the Francis Report ; NMC initial response to Camilla Cavendish review ; NMC welcomes government decision on fitness to practise rules ; Latest NMC Update

HCPC Update: HCPC launches fees consultation; Consultation on guidance on professional indemnity cover closes on 2 August 2013 ; HCPC launches fees consultation ; HCPC In Focus - Issue 47 Junel 2013 (latest) ;

Live in Wales? See NHS Wales rolls out hosted GP IT - read more on your own eNWI page

Live in Scotland? See Western Isles is wi-fi hotspot -- more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? NI gets electronic care records- See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England? Welcome to the first edition of the information governance bulletin - read more news below or look on your own area page

Don't miss the Newsfeed for even more up to date news which is constantly fed in!

Publications/articles of interest this month: Positioning nursing in a digital world ; RCN eHealth survey 2012 report and Nurses still struggling to influence IT ; Welcome to the first edition of the information governance bulletin ; Standards for the clinical structure and content of patient records ; Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards: Achieving an Integrated Digital Care Record ; First results from NHS Friends and Family test published ; Making the Case for Information: The evidence for investing in high quality health information for patients and the public ; Big EPR Survey reveals components of EPR ; Clinical Knowledge Summaries Service expands ; Integrated Care in Scotland Northern Ireland and Wales: Lessons for England

Web Sites this month; NHS England: Open consultation Refreshing the NHS Mandate ; NHS e-Referral Service Vision ; Longer Lives ; Improving Dementia Education and Awareness (IDEA) ; NI 2014 The 12th International Congress on Nursing Informatics ; HSCIC/ESR Data Quality / Data Standards Road Shows 2013 ; Integrated Care Visual Bookshelf ; NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre launch a consultation on hospital data to raise standards and improve patient safety ; 6C's Live!

e-records this month:;

Information Governance: Health data access for just £1 ; Welcome to the first edition of the information governance bulletin ; EPRs essential for HES expansion plans ; Senior task force working on IG ; NHS England gets £200,000 fine ; Genomics England to manage data-linkage ; Social care data in HSCIC sights ; Risk stratification IG rules clarified ;

Personal Health records/Personal Health: First results from NHS Friends and Family test published ; Clinical support key to patient access ; Misleading data a crime - Hunt ; Forum presents 'Case for Information' ; NHS urged to use IT safety standards ; Patient voice is still not heard says survey ;

Northern Ireland: NI gets electronic care records ;

England: Standards for the clinical structure and content of patient records; Imperial's Cerner plans delayed again ; HSCIC green lights Lorenzo ; West Suffolk to spend £12.5m on EPR ; New Graphnet tech for Hants record ; South London Cerner go-live delayed ; Birmingham Women's gets Lorenzo go-ahead ; Rotherham plans EPR turn-around ; Legacy McKesson trusts pick and choose ; SCR to be expanded ; All go at Liverpool Heart and Chest; Medway picks a PAS ; NHS Number to be mandated from 2014 ;

Wales: Wales looks for new A&E system ;

Commissioning: 'Metrics, Quality, Measurement and Monitoring' etc this month; CCG's CSU relationship 'key risk' ; CCGs cannot fulfil duties without PCD ; Surgeons' performance data published ; Survey to support CCGs in choosing and buying commissioning support services ;

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? Inquiries needed into NHS 111 'disgrace' ; NHS Direct withdraws from 111 ; Leicester telehealth scheme expanded ; Specialist telehealth service a success ; Telehealth doesn't improve self care ; Telehealth framework worth up to £420m

Work in primary care? Concerns over London CCGs' vote ; Emis-TPP data sharing called off ; TPP MIG integration axed ; NHS Wales rolls out hosted GP IT ; New GP payment service going live ;

Work in the community? Bristol gets TotalMobile

Work in A&E? Wales looks for new A&E system ; Durham gets paperless A&Es ; Report on urgent and emergency services

Work in mental health? Coroner encourages mobile working ; 5 Boroughs buys RiO ; Army mental health app developed ;

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