Archived News: May 2005

RCN Congress calls for nurse IT involvement

Results of RCN 2004 IT Survey <PDF>

National Health Informatics Week May 2005

Work in Scotland? Scottish GPs win choice over practice systems - and more! See your Scotland page

Work in England? Richard Granger, Director General for NHS IT, answers some important questions about the implementation of the Care Records System and read the latest on Connecting for Health's Clinical Engagement team

Work in Wales? Welsh Hospital Solves An Age-Old Problem. See your newly 'branded' eNWI page

Work in Northern Ireland? Lots to see on your eHNN Northern Ireland page

Interested in QOF (Quality and Outcomes Framework)? QOF information is now available to a wider user base. See the new Prescribing Support Unit information service

Freedom of Information Act 2000frequently asked questions from BMA

Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust in London has deployed a new system to eliminate spam across the organization's 5,500 email users.

NHS Direct seeks partners for remote care pilots

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a plan to allow hospitals to place RFID tags under patients' skin, much to the chagrin of privacy advocates

Pragmatic evaluation of computer-aided self-help for anxiety and depression

Telemed 2005 Call for Abstracts - remember closing date is April 29th
View Call For Abstracts <PDF>