Archived News: March - April 2011

NMC/Regulatory Update: Plans to revise guidance on record keeping ; Health visiting in England: An update on the NMC's position ; Diane Abbott MP urges regulation of advanced nurse practitioners

Interesting GMC Consultation on Good Management Practice: guidance for all doctors

HPC Update: HPC launches new information about its fitness to practise processes;
HPC's response to command Paper 'Enabling Excellence' ; Current In Focus

Live in Wales?Quarter of practices link to Welsh SCR and Hart wins Assembly backing for health IT - read more on your own eNWI page

Live in Scotland? £10m boost for Scottish telehealth - more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? TF3 wins £18m NI telehealth deal - See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England? - BMA tells Lansley to halt revolution and Lansley 'anxious' about reforms and Managers focused on cuts not reform - 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:The Impact of eHealth on the Quality and Safety of Health Care: A Systematic Overview; The iPhone's connected to the wrist bone; Heart surgeons call for more public data ; ISoft may need further UK redundancies ;NIGB Position Paper on Smartcard Sharing ; System Error:
Fixing the flaws in government IT
; Implementing and sustaining change in the
contemporary NHS: lessons from the Productive Ward
; Maintaining patients’ trust: modern medical professionalism ; Quality Governance in the NHS
National Quality Board - A guide for provider boards
;

Events this month: Social enterprise: driving innovative health & social care service delivery 12th May Manchester

Web Pages eHealth Industries Innovation Centre Swansea

e-records this month:

Information Governance: GPs asked for views on GP2GP records ; Smartcard sharing 'should be offence' ; Quality Governance in the NHS
National Quality Board - A guide for provider boards

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Heart surgeons call for more public data ; Scots cyber Life Begins at 40 ; iPlato gets good feedback from NHNN ; Helping Patients to Choose Well ; IBM showcases patient portal technology

Wales: Quarter of practices link to Welsh SCR ; IHR roll out gathers pace; A shared clinical record is essential to palliative care teams ;

England: Plymouth staff alerted to hospital trips ; GPs asked for views on GP2GP records ; Westminster shares info with Vision 360 ;

Scotland: Clinical portal improves patient safety for Scottish NHS

'Metrics, Quality, Measurement and Monitoring' etc this month: Cambridge has QlikView of data ; Heart surgeons call for more public data ; QoF changed to secure GP pay deal ; Nurses develop tool to ensure safe staffing levels ; Quality Governance in the NHS National Quality Board - A guide for provider boards ; Maintaining and improving quality during the transition ; Mini guides for quality accounts published ; Interactive mapping invaluable to Public Health

Work in telephone consultation/telehealth? Scottish GPs complain about NHS 24 ; TF3 wins £18m NI telehealth deal ; £10m boost for Scottish telehealth ;NHS Direct gets appy ; King's builds analysis on Dynistics ; Full WSD results expected by autumn ;NHS Direct bids again for FT status ;

Work in primary care? EMIS posts growth in tough year ;Quarter of practices link to Welsh SCR ; Cancer risk tools make progress ;Dashboard cuts A&E use in Bolton ; GPSoC extended to March 2013 ;Lighting the path: guidance for developing consortia

Work in the community? Plymouth staff alerted to hospital trips

Involved in prison health? Minister praises national IT programme

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