Archived News: November 2006

Live in Northern Ireland? See your new Newsletter 'Health e-Future' - For more news see your own Northern Ireland page

Live in Scotland? Great opportunity to join a BCS Multi-Disciplinary Health Informatics Forum Meeting in Glasgow on 24th November and NHS Scotland aims for electronic records from 2010 Read more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Wales? Patients in Gwent are to be the first in Wales to be able to have their personal medical history available to medical staff outside GP surgery hours.. Read about this and more on your very own eNWI page - plus lots about Informing Healthcare

Live in England? A series of roadshows are to be held in December to explain the new NHS Connecting for Health front-line IT support service and CNO Bulletin Nov 06 -plus always check NHS Connecting for Health - Events Online for anything going on in your area

Interested in Promoting Self Care in your clients? See Promoting Optimal Self Care

See the Ethnicity and Health Specialist Library

What do YOU know about Information Prescriptions?

Interested in confidentiality? See Apollo patient data mining software may breach DPA and Public Bodies Must Take More Care in Personal Data Sharing and Newspaper prints "opt out" coupons for Spine and Health Minister Demystifies NHS Care Records

Do you order and interpret Xrays? New National Xray guidelines will be available from RCN Direct from November 28th

NHS Direct to be reshaped into a foundation trust

Care for clients in their own homes? See the On-Line Telecare Training Tool and the Disabled Living Foundation offers free, impartial advice about all types of products for older and disabled people, their carers and families. And finally Use technology more for home care, says report

Cancer Services Collaborative national patient information pathways

Work in Mental Health? See the new Choices in Mental Health Web Site

Work in Primary Care? QoF Guidance on Exception Reporting from BMA

Work with children? See Quit Because and a 'cool' anti-smoking video on You Tube and see the RCN Community Children's Nursing Forum conference plus the new guidance on Paediatric Assessment of Toilet Training readiness

CfH confirm switch to Prodigy for clinical evidence

NHS data 'not accurate enough' to assess doctors

HLSP has been appointed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council to ensure that nursing and midwifery education meets a consistently high standard across England.


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