Archived News: July 2005

Work in England? See the Shared Care Record Review Document and the latest DoH report on Transforming Ambulance Services and 2004/5 Ambulance Services Statistics

Live in Scotland? NHS Lothian signs £6.8 million contract for new IT system from TrakHealth and Scots outline their priorities for health in new BMA survey and for all the Scottish news see your own Scotland page

Work in Northern Ireland? The South & East Belfast Health & Social Services NHS Trust (SEBT) is rolling out Paris an electronic information system that supports professionals working within a health and/or social services organisation.See the Northern Ireland Page for all your news

Live in Wales? Swansea Social Services Investing in New Person-Centred Technology and similarly Cardiff begins rollout of EHRs for community nurses - see all the Welsh news your own eNWI page

Are you a nurse prescriber? See Evaluation of extended formulary independent nurse prescribing

Involved in Choose & Book? See the new website

See the Clinical and Health Outcomes Knowledge Base

O2 Mobile Aid Cystic Fibrosis Patients

The Connecting for Health Annual IT Report

Publication of individual practice results for the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) is likely to go ahead in England, Wales and Northern Ireland next month despite concerns from GP representatives. NHS Scotland already published QoF Statistics

GP Business Enterprise Award: The Imaginative Health Cluster initiated an automatic arrival system, offering biometric recognition or touch screen registration for appointments, and a records kiosk giving patients access on a touch screen.

Care Record Opt-Out Issues: Report on Commons Debate

Care for the elderly? Project to enable clients to remain independent in their homes by receiving support to manage medicines effectively

English CNO June Bulletin notes IT needs

Policy Pages on the RCN website

Scots outline their priorities for health in new BMA survey

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