Archived News: September - October 2011

NMC/Regulatory Update: NMC welcomes new Director of Registrations ; New procedures for reviewing fitness to practise referrals ;FtP Fact Sheet ; Refresh of Prep handbook

HPC Update: Latest edition of HPC In Focus

Live in Wales? Wales outlines IT achievements- read more on your own eNWI page

Live in Scotland? See New Scottish eHealth Strategy and see Scotland's ECS wins John Perry prize- more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? JAC wins Northern Ireland e-prescribing- See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England? BT completes N3 internet speed boost - 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: Programme Assessment Review of the National Programme for IT; We should talk - Interoperability and the NHS ; Dr Foster advises CCGs on data use ; Manchester gets Mhealth ecosystem ; NPfIT stunted NHS IT market: Davis ; The doctor will see you now - by video ; New Scottish eHealth Strategy ; BCS Health to develop CCIO job guide ; National Mobile Health Worker Project: Progress Report ; Watchdog says data 'too poor' for tariff ; Better NHS IT could avoid 16,000 deaths ; Scottish Health Survey 2010 ; Revalidation: Draft information management guidance published  ; RCGP Integration of Care Consultation Paper ; The effect of financial incentives on the quality of health care provided by primary care physicians

Web Pages: European MHealth alliance ; Self Care Week ; National Horizon Scanning Centre ; Clinical governance guidance

e-records this month:

Information Governance: BMA accepts info changes in health bill ; Kent PCT loses 1.6m patient records ; ICO acts on NHS info governance ; Two trusts lose paper records ; NHS information governance: management of records during periods of change

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Charity says patients should use SCR ; Majority back online GP services ; All Birmingham patients to get MyHealth ; Summary care record to benefit millions, say patient groups ; The public wants more choice of NHS care ; It’s Your Practice: A patient guide to GP services

Scotland: Scotland's ECS wins John Perry prize

Wales: Wales outlines IT achievements ; Sixth Welsh board to put Myrddin live ; Individual Health Record coming to more areas of Wales

England: Basildon hospital pharmacists use SCR ; INPS Vision approved for EPS R2 ; SE Essex develops EPR for COPD patients ; Imperial to build on order comms go-live ;

Commissioning: 'Metrics, Quality, Measurement and Monitoring' etc this month: Dr Foster advises CCGs on data use ; CCG IT and BI ‘best done at scale' ; Five PCTs pick MedeAnalytics' CC ; DH to publish new SHMI mortality measure ; CCG tries US collaboration tool ; NHS Luton latest MedeAnalytics customer ; PAC calls for comparable ambulance data ; Univ Birmingham sells data analysis tool ; Watchdog says data 'too poor' for tariff ; King’s Fund reports on NHS performance ; Winners of Innovation in Outcomes competition announced ; Consultants missing from commissioning group boards

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? NHS Direct considers impact of closures ; NHS Direct to close three call centres ; Lancs and Cumbria improve stroke care ; NHS 24 picks new provider ; New non-emergency health phone number to launch

Work with children? NHS Wales technology supports Child Measurement Programme ; Using telehealth to support care at home in children's palliative care

Work in primary care? Heatherwood and Wexham rolls out ICE ;Quick guide to identifying patients for supportive and palliative care; Adastra is up in the cloud ; Ascribe launches GP appraisal system ; EMIS drops open source from EMIS Web ; DH outlines plans for post-GPSoC world ;

Work in the community? See National Mobile Health Worker Project: Progress Report

Work in Emergency Care? Birmingham on slipway with Oceano ;

Work in mental health? Humber "impressed" with Lorenzo

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