Archived News: March 2006

The was an overwhelming response to first CFH nursing conference which was fully-booked - three weeks ahead of the event.

RCGP backs 'opt-in' model for national care records in England

Work in the Community and interested in the technology needed for an integrated healthcare community? Also see Why do nurses and health visitors, who are seeing exactly the same patients as GPs, need a different electronic record system? Do you agree?

Healthcare bears brunt of spyware attacks

Read Rod Ward's report on the March 1st meeting organised by the British Computer Society Nursing Specialist Group (NSG) with Barbara Stuttle and Susan Osborne the two newly appointed nursing clinical leads for NHS Connecting for Health

Dr Foster offers data on repeat admissions

Need to share information between health and social care? See new Report on Data Sharing

Work in Primary Care? The NHS should re-negotiate local contracts with GP practices to ensure doctors deliver better services for patients and offer value for money, according to new Department of Health guidance and see 'Unworkable' NCRS user policy to be replaced

Involved in Ambulance Trust reconfiguration? Last few days to input into DoH consultation

Work with diabetics? GlucoStats System is developing a new generation of a glucose-monitoring device for the diabetes market

Work in Mental health? A current consultation seeks your views on the Code of practice for the Mental Health Capacity Act 2005. Closes 2nd June

Interested in Prescribing? Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) is one of the central objectives of Australia’s National Medicines Policy. What is QUM? Also read about research on QUM

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