Archived News: November 2013

NMC/Regulatory Update; NMC welcomes statement on Francis Inquiry ; NMC makes progress on case backlog ;Latest NMC Update

HCPC Update: Fitness to practise annual report and key information document published ; New edition of HCPC in Focus

Live in Wales? See Powys midwives set up IT wizard - read more on your own eNWI page

Live in Scotland? See Glasgow praised for IT crash response -- more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Health Minister in talks to forge major link with New York - See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England? Tight timescales for Tech Fund and Mandate tells NHS England to push tech - 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: Summary of 2014/15 GMS Contract negotiations ; NHS Commissioning Mandate (England) ; Blackpool extends Hospital at Night ; NHS England buys 1600 iPhones ;

Web Sites this month; Living it Up ;

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Information Governance: BT launches US health cloud with UK data ; 'Tremendous interest' in genome project ;

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Friends and Family app for Salisbury

England: Cerner live in Croydon community ; Incomplete data hits Hants record use ; Mid Yorks deploys Ascribe PAS ; Surge in SCR uptake ; South integration funding scrapped ; Two trusts live with Medway ; Coding first for Rotherham

Scotland: Glasgow praised for IT crash response ;

Commissioning: 'Metrics, Quality, Measurement and Monitoring' etc this month; Fiddling with figures a crime ; Colchester put into special measures ; New outcomes data published next year ; Buying together provides significant cost savings for NHS Wales ;

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? 3millionlives delivery plan by April ; NHS 111 increased ambulance call-outs ; Greater role for enhanced NHS 111 ;

Work in primary care? Incomplete data hits Hants record use ; iSoft users flock to Emis ; GP contract trims IT commitments; 700+ practices get Vision+

Work in the community? South starts SystmOne deployments

Work in Mental Health? First RiO trust picks new supplier ; Mental health IT 'at best ok' - survey ;

Work with children and young people? Child info system to pilot by April

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