Archived News: October-November 2012

NMC/Regulatory Update: NMC Advice on the use of social networking sites ; NMC welcomes new Director of Corporate Services ; NMC accepts Government contribution to public protection ; Care professionals and CQC join forces to launch Speaking Up charter ; How to achieve person centred writing style in care plans (article requires subscription); NOTE: NMC Review is no longer published either in paper or on-line but you can Sign up for Email newsletters

Views sought on strengthening NHS Constitution (England) runs until 28th January ; Nurses say commission backs advanced nursing regulation

HCPC Update: HCPC supports the NHS Employers speaking up charter ; iPhone app ; October In Focus

Live in Wales? See Wales thinks big in tough times ; - read more on your own eNWI page

Live in Scotland? See NHS 24 takes new approach to telehealth -- more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Transforming Your Care Website - vist and watch the podcasts! - See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England? DH proposes GP contract changes and Cameron announces £100m nurse tech fund- read more news below or look on your own area page

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Publications/articles of interest this month: NHS tech investments must make savings ; BT bets on ‘cloud’ for future health ; External Governance Review of the Breakdown in Reliability of Performance Data for Waiting Times ; 111 Urgent Care Telephone Evaluation ; Dr Watson goes back to school ; A Survey of Primary Care Doctors in Ten Countries Shows Progress in Use of Health Information Technology ; Gwynne admits NPfIT mistakes ; Stories from the present, lessons for the future ; Government backs cutting edge medical technologies ; Patients’ experience of integrated care, a new report from the Cancer Campaigning Group (CCG) ; Future Trends Overview ; RCN Frontline First November Update ;

Web Sites this month: The NHS outcomes framework 2013/14 Mind Map; Workforce planning tools ; RCGP TARGET Antibiotics toolkit ; Self management support resource centre ; e-learning for pracrice managers ; Wales Information Governance Board - WIGB ; Transforming Your Care (NI) ; Speaking Up Charter ;

Conferences: Istanbul to host IHE Connectathon 2013

Gutteridge: SNOMED at bed is too hard

Information Governance: Fiona Caldicott calls for IG name change ; DH sets out public health data tasks ; Poor IT behind Imperial cancer problems ; Brighton pays data breach fine ; Wales Information Governance Board - WIGB

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Dr Fisher wins John Perry prize ; Consultant creates online patient tool ; Myhealthlocker works to engage patients ; GPs 'must back info revolution' ;

England: Western Cheshire shares records ; Basildon puts hard figures on EMR ; Humber extends use of Lorenzo ; Royal Berks spends £30m on Cerner EPR ; Morecambe 18 months from Lorenzo EPR ; Chelsea and Westminster plans post EPR ; Quarter of trusts to invest in EPR ; Psychological services connect to Spine ; Microsoft launches Identity Agent ; Epic contract under review ; Barnsley Council hooks into PDS ; NE Lincolnshire uses TPP social care ; BSUH aims for 'paper-lite' with Alert ; IMS Maxims and St Helens HIS team up ; Case note tracking deployed at SASH ; Worcestershire takes OneView ; E-Preginfo launched from Midlands trials

Wales: Aneurin Bevan moves on doc management ; The IHR – Individual Health Record (Blog)

Commissioning: 'Metrics, Quality, Measurement and Monitoring' etc this month: NHS staff should code - Kelsey ; New data linkage service live ; Dr Foster flags weekend dangers ; NHS to be 'paperless' by 2015 - Kelsey ; New approach for NHSmail2 ; 'Revolution in transparency' for NHS ; 'Historic' mandate highlights IT ; New group to be customer for national IT ; Core GMS work 'should be defined by CCGs', says NHS official ; Improving health and care: the role of the outcomes frameworks ;

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? NHS 24 takes new approach to telehealth ; Lamb 'banging the drum' for telehealth ; 111 Urgent Care Telephone Evaluation ; ;Oxfordshire uses EDT Hub for 111 ; Job losses likely at NHS Direct ; NHS CB builds customer service platform ; Impact of transition from NHS Direct’s 0845 telephone service to NHS 111 ;

Work in primary care? Open source GP project takes off ; RCGP tests Social Media Highway Code ; A Survey of Primary Care Doctors in Ten Countries Shows Progress in Use of Health Information Technology ; 'You too can YouTube' says London GP ; The Quality and Outcomes Framework 2011/12 ; GPs urged to make IT funding inventory to stop cuts ; Improving GP services in England Exploring the association between quality of care and the experience of patients ;

Work in the community? 'I'm Mobile' - first app deployed ;

Work in mental health? National discharge summary developed ; Youth mental health app trialled ;

Work with young people? Information requirements for child health information systems

Work in A&E? Driving Improvement in A&E Services

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