Archived News: May -June 2016

NMC/Regulatory Update: Revalidation figures released for April 2016 ; Latest on-line Newsletter (May)

HCPC Update: Warning over bogus HCPC calls ; Revised Guidance on Conduct and Ethics for Students; Current InFocus (April)

Live in Wales? See New digital system matching patients with disabilities to the right treatment - read more on your own eNWI page;

Live in Scotland? See NHS Fife picks intersystems- more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Extra funding welcome but reform is long-term prioritySee this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England?See Leading Change, Adding Value (watch the video) and NHS Chief launches new fast track funding - read more news below or look on your own area page

Publications/articles of interest this month; Six principles for engaging people and communities ; Ireland’s National Radiology Quality Improvement Programme ; Royal Marsden uses blood tracking ; Dementia research project in Surrey ; Recommendations from final PHR report ; Brexit - what it could mean for NHS data ; Early evaluation of the integrated care and support programme ; Reshaping the workforce to deliver the care patients need (Nuffield) ; The key to successful health and care integration ;

Web Sites and Apps of interest this month; GP appointments app launched ; UK apps transforming care in developing countries ; Interactive map of technology and data in health and care

Events/Education/Training/Resources: Cyber Security Summit London August 25th ; Free on-line course for GPs Respiratory Health in general practice

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Information Governance: Human factors that need to be taken into account when securing IT ; Data security reports delayed ; Ten ways to give patients confidence in how their data is shared ; Vulnerability of internet connected devices ; CQC and NDG update on Data Security ; Sexual health clinic fined by ICO ; Blackpool fined for staff data leak

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Shared patient record scheme in Birmingham ; Care Information Choices June 2016

England: St Georges deploy Cerner in neo-natal ; Yeovil EPR 'a success' ; Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh go live ; Southern Trusts reschedule go-lives ; West Suffolk live ; Sandwell and West Birmingham pick Cerner ; Clatterbridge plan go-live ; Harlow pays £1.8M EPR related fine ; Hillingdon develop care record app ; Barts and Homerton to link info exchanges ; £55M to increase e-referral uptake ; Manchester care record adds end of life plans

Scotland: NHS Fife picks intersystems

Wales: Bridgend Council launches Welsh Community Care Information System; New digital system matching patients with disabilities to the right treatment ; Upgraded Welsh Clinical Portal rolls out ; Micromedex secured for further three years

CCG's/Commissioning/Quality Monitoring this month: The role of the nurse on the CCG Governing Body ;

Integrated Services/data this month:NHS Confed: The key to successful health and care integration ; New care models and staff engagement ; London develops health and social care information exhange ; Integrated care services struggling with IT and IG issues ; Lincolnshire to share patient info ; Berkshire to share records

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth/? GPs embracing phone - but not Skype consultations

Work in an acute hospital or ambulance service? Manchester student nurses use ipads ; New cardiology clinic at Nottingham

Work in primary/community care? CQC tips and mythbusters for GP practices ; GP appointments app launched ; on-line triage tool launched ; London GPs to access urgent care plans ; GP shared record project in London ; The future of GP collaborative working ; Out patient services in general practice ; Understanding pressures in general practice

Work with children and young people? Wireless monitoring of sick children in Birmingham