Archived News: August 2005

Live in Scotland? Software for Scottish minor ailments service launched and Increase in NHS 24 callback times

Live in Wales? New information on immunisation training - including national minimum standards - on HOWIS

Confused about what Choose & Book might be like? See some sample case studies and read about an interesting Which? report on choice in the NHS

See NHS staff freeze fears amid debt problems ; Quarter of NHS trusts record deficits and the new DoH document A workforce response to local delivery plans: A challenge for NHS Boards

For England Implementation of new NHS IT systems is to become a non-negotiable part of the local delivery plans (LDPs) of every trust and strategic health authority.

Interested in Practice Based Commissioning? See the Practice-based commissioning support programme

MORI to conduct a survey about new IT systems being implemented in the NHS.

A New Way of Providing Feedback to the NHS - the National Reporting and Learning System

Major shake-up of medical training announced - see the
Rough Guide to the new Medic’s Foundation Programme

Major changes to ambulance services announced;
reductions in trust numbers to be a consultation in the near future

Interested in the management of e-records in the future?
See and respond to current consultation on a new Code of Practice for the NHS

Royal Society to investigate impact of communication technologies on healthcare

NICE to assess the feasibility of evaluating computerised decision support systems

Health Informatics Standards: The effective development of Health Informatics as a profession can only be achieved by the development of individual practitioners.

Grabbed Tagged Baby Nabbed

£60m funding for NHS Learning Accounts and NVQs

BCS Health Informatics Forum July Meeting Presentations

ECDL Given NHS Seal of Approval

Cerner wins Wirral system replacement contract

News of EU eHealth Projects and Research

O2 wins £390m ambulance deal

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