Archived News: September 2012

NMC/Regulatory Update: NMC and GMC release joint statement on professional values ; NMC Council votes to put details of nurses and midwives stuck off the register online indefinitely to ensure the protection of the public NOTE: NMC Review is no longer published either in paper or on-line Sign up for Email newsletters

HCPC Update: Education annual report 2011 published ; consultation on service user involvement ; August In Focus

Live in Wales? See - read more on your own eNWI page

Live in Scotland? See - Scotland extends use of ECS - more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Robot supports high dependency patients - See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England? RCGP leads records access project - read more news below or look on your own area page

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Publications/articles of interest this month: Personal Health Records - Putting patients in control? ; 'Magic carpet' can detect falls ; Electronic Staff Record up for re-tender ; Apps - potential comes with challenges ; Right Data, Right Payment ; Top of the apps ; Views Sought on a new Vision for Nursing (England) ; The accountable lead provider ; Patient level costing - can it yield efficiency savings? ; Care and support at home: An audit of telecare services in England ; Transforming the delivery of health and social care; The case for fundamental change ; Interim Measures for Patient Experience at the interfaces between NHS services ; General practice 2022 – a call to action

Web Sites this month: On-line Decision Aids ; Healthline Body Maps; ; This is Nursing

Conferences: CCIO Leaders Network conference launched ; Improving population health through primary care

e-records this month:

Information Governance: Keep tablets safe - MPS ; South London website hacked ; Guidance published on sharing information to tackle violence

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Southampton launches My Health Record ; Patient demands should drive PHRs ; Online decision aids launched ; A new hospital app, by George! ; Health Research Authority to take role in research access to patient data

England:Western Cheshire shares records ; Tameside nears Lorenzo 'sign-off' ; 40m SCRs by 2014 ; Sunderland to deploy Meditech v6.0 ; RCGP leads records access project ; 33 PCTs get EPS R2 approval ; CSC signs new deal with DH ; Pennine Care set to have Paris ; Lewisham picks Cerner for EPR

Scotland: Airedale takes SystmOne EPR ; Scotland extends use of ECS

Wales: IDBS powers mental health platform ; Welsh GP acute unit uses IHR ; Dr Martin Murphy talks about Individual Health Record


Commissioning: 'Metrics, Quality, Measurement and Monitoring' etc this month: Nuffield Trust backs PLICS 'investment' ; CCGs 'being bypassed' warning issued ; Auditors urge CCGs to improve PbR data ; Scorecards to show NICE compliance ; Sharing Commissioning Experiences ; Acute Trust Quality Dashboards ; Briefings for CCGs ; RCN New factsheets on commissioning ; Commissioning for value – a reading list produced by Right Care ;

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? NHS 111 goes digital ; Cornwall to buy 'at scale' tele-services ; Success for Lancs telestroke service ; Care and support at home: An audit of telecare services in England

Work in primary care? EMIS trials SCR for Web ; No big change for GP IT - Hakin ; General practice 2022 – a call to action

Work in ED/A&E? Image sharing for second opinions ; Winchester switches off Cerner in ED ; Guidance published on sharing information to tackle violence ; A&E Quality Indicators

Work in mental health? ACS buys Strand Technology for CareNotes ; Recovery, personalisation and personal budgets ; Community Mental Health Survey

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