Archived News: November - December 2011

NMC/Regulatory Update: Rules will give registrants clarity over delegation ; Revalidation feedback being analysed ; Latest NMC Reviews ;

HPC Update: HPC Chair provides evidence to Commons Health Committee ; Latest edition of HPC In Focus

Live in Wales? NWIS director wins award - read more on your own eNWI page

Live in Scotland? See Scotland to roll-out EDT Hub - more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Poots launches £18m state-of-the-art Telemonitoring NI service- See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England? CSC to earn another £2 billion from NHS and BMA comes out against Health Bill - read more news below or look on your own area page

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Publications/articles of interest this month: NHS Outcomes Framework 2012-13 ; Innovation Health and Wealth, Accelerating Adoption and Diffusion in the NHS ; Bank of clinical expertise set up ; Dr Foster Hospital Guide 2001–2011 ; NIGB Transition Guidance ; Choosing a predictive risk model: a guide for commissioners in England ; Senior nurses coached in IT leadership ; Children and young people’s health – where next? ; Joining up health and social care  Improving value for money across the interface ; RCN Sharps Safety Guidance ; RCN Making the business case for ward sisters and team leaders to be supervisory to practice ; Using technology to help fight hospital infections ; RCN Community nursing: transforming health care ; Guide to Using
Quality Improvement Tools to Drive Clinical Audits
; From illness to wellness Achieving efficiencies and improving outcomes ; DH: A Framework for Technology Enhanced Learning ; How can the internet support carers?

Web Pages:myhealthlondon GP compare site launched ; Health services near you ; Self management support resource centre ; Self Care Library

e-records this month:

Information Governance: Govt to opt patient data into trials ; NHS open data plans 'death of privacy' ; NoW boss says record hacking uncommon ; Patient records access standard urged ; NIGB urges CCGs to focus on data control ; ISB approves barcode wristband standard ; Cundy revives confidentiality concerns

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Patients Know Best links up with howRU ; NHS Outcomes Framework - renewed emphassis on improving patient results ; Health services near you ; Renal PatientView adds users and tools ; Government announces new Open Data plans ; Dr Foster says focus on online forums ; Trafford PROMS tool used more widely ; For those in Scotland see Citizen's eHealth survey (closes 31st December) ; Video: Plans for greater scrutiny of elderly care in England ;

Scotland:NHS Grampian uses Datix to log risks

Wales: E-referrals in half of Wales' GP surgeries

England: Burns reveals Lorenzo cost to Morecambe ; Leicester second trust with iSoft ePMA ; TPP users switch on SCR viewer ; DH admits ASCC South is over ; Cambridge produces all US shortlist ; Pennine uses iSoft whiteboards ; Moorfields builds open source record; Working group to consider SCR add-ons ; Darlington first to finish SCR roll-out

Commissioning: 'Metrics, Quality, Measurement and Monitoring' etc this month: NHS North of Tyne gets RAIDR ; Mersey Care buys SSentif BI system ; Lansley issues 60 non-targets for NHS ; NHS Outcomes Framework 2012-13 ; Don't 'dictate' to CCGs: Lansley ; NAO condemns CQC 'box ticking' ; Dr Foster poor performers defend care ; BMA attacks commissioning support plans ; Nuffield issues predictive risk guide ; Guide to Using Quality Improvement Tools to Drive Clinical Audits ; MHN launch new service to help GP commissioners face their biggest challenge 

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? North West tenders for NHS 111 service ; DH launches 3m lives telehealth campaign ; Online video consult tool launched by O2 ; London NHS 111 pilots suspended ; NHS Direct app downloaded 1m times; A new way to manage acute stroke patients in Wales ; Poots launches £18m state-of-the-art Telemonitoring NI service ; Band 5 nurses are offered more opportunities with NHS Direct ;

Work with children? ELECTRICA to identify child injuries ; Robot study for childhood autism ; Children and young
people’s health – where next?

Work in primary care? DH pushes GP choice and AQP to patients ; GP and Practice Team Bulletin

Work in the community? Torbay builds shared record on CRM ; Coming soon: e-learning package for falls prevention ; RCN Community nursing: transforming health care ;

Work in Emergency Care? Mid Staffs turns to iSoft for A&E system

Work in mental health? London MH trust completes Ascribe move

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