Archived News: June 2012

NMC/Regulatory Update: Latest NMC Review; NMC withdraws professional advice line to focus on core regulatory role ; Making social media work professionally ; NMC consultation on registration fee increase (runs until 24th August) and Unions respond to proposed fee increase; New standards for nursing and midwifery

HPC Update: Regulating ethics and conduct at the Council for Professions Supplementary to 2 Medicine – 1960 to 2002 ; New edition of HPC in Focus

Live in Wales? See Award received for Information Governance team - read more on your own eNWI page

Live in Scotland? See Glasgow portal extended to community - more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Poots announces multi-million pound contract to transform patients care records - See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England? NHS Leaders need new ‘mindset’ on IT - read more news below or look on your own area page

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Publications/articles of interest this month: Effect of telehealth on use of secondary care and mortality: findings from the Whole System Demonstrator cluster randomised trial ; NHS back to 27 regional offices ; Sudoku keeps Royal Berks patients happy ; Research fills in Map of Medicine ; Stroke patients set circus challenge ; Professional development vital for CCIOs ; Guidance to improve the procurement system ; The power of information: putting all of us in control of the health and care information we need and New NHS information strategy unveiled ; Quality improvement through clinical communities: eight lessons for practice ;

Web Sites this month: GP Ratings App ; NICE BNF App (free) ; Northern Ireland Electronic Care Record ; Quality and outcomes framework frequently asked questions

e-records this month:

Information Governance: DH won't mandate information standards ; ICO acts after Belfast data put online ; MDU warns on email address fields ; Brighton and Sussex to appeal data fine ; Caldicott to tackle fear of data sharing ; Award received for Information Governance team

Personal Health records/Personal Health: NHS CB to build My Health portal ; IMS Maxims works on da Vinci code ; Final death knell for HealthSpace ; Summer roll-out for myhealth@QEHB ; Social Media may enrich healthcare delivery

England: New board will expand SCR ; Morecambe runs Lorenzo in A&E ; London and South RiO trusts go to tender ; Southern community procurement approved ; Cumbria reaches MIG milestone ; Royal Liverpool pioneers 'BYOD' in NHS ; Rotherham starts to implement Meditech ; Guy's board passes IT business cases ; Whittington buys Medway and scraps RiO ; Surrey and Sussex sticks with Cerner ; North Essex Partnership moves to PARIS

Scotland:Glasgow portal extended to community

Wales: Aneurin Bevan hits Myrddin PAS problems

Northern Ireland: Poots announces multi-million pound contract to transform patients care records ; Northern Ireland Electronic Care Record

Commissioning: 'Metrics, Quality, Measurement and Monitoring' etc this month: NHS CB's 27 area teams detailed ; DH to help CCGs pick support services and BMA to debate CSS 'outsourcing' fears; ; Choosing a predictive risk model: a guide for commissioners in England ; Nuffield Trust works on PARR30 ; CCGs 'likely to use CSSs in practice' ; EHI PC survey finds backing for support ; Single Operating Model for Commissioning Primary Care ; 18th July: Information Strategy - Primary Care and CCG Informatics Workshop in Reading (free) ; CCG learning and support tool

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? No evidence for 3millionlives roll-out ; NHS 24 offers appointment reminders ; Lansley says NHS 111 a model for change ; Government delays 111 by six months ; OOH figures increase pressure on NHS 111 ; Liverpool builds Feel Good Factory ; Capita buys Clinical Solutions for £20m ;

Work in primary care? Choose and Book use drops further ; Bridgewater company tackles paper notes ; Yorkshire e-consultation scheme extended ; Dementia app tested in Walsall ; PCTI pilots Docman Collaborator ; Four TPP practices pilot records access

Work in the community?Southern community procurement approved ;

Work in mental health? Mental health trusts text a Buddy

Work as a midwife? Midwives are NHS information pioneers ;

Work with young people? Listening to children’s views on health provision

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