Archived News: Oct 2004
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October 14th 2004: The NPfiT programme to modernise NHS computer
systems in England is on track and on budget and patient care will not
October 14th 2004: Informing Healthcare e-update
and Board Meeting Reports
October 14th 2004: All new NHS staff will have to undergo Criminal
Records Bureau (CRB) checks, the Department of Health is set to announce.
October 14th 2004:MoodGYM web site is a free, fun, interactive 'gym'
for visiting your emotional and coping skills maintained by the Centre
for Mental Health Research (CMHR) at the Australian National University
Also see eHealth Insider report: Interactive websites could reduce
October 14th 2004: NPfiT has appointed Phil Walker, head of the
National Programme's digital information policy team, as its Caldicott
October 14th 2004: CRDB Inaugural Conference "Consistent
and Personal - improving health and care" 25th November in London:
Interested in one of the open invitations?
October 14th 2004: Healthcare Commission's Newsletter - Follow
the 'Keeping You Informed' Link at : http://www.healthcarecommission.org.uk/
October 4th 2004: Have your say re needs for Advanced Practice (Nurses
and Midwives) Consultation Opportunity open until 15th November
this report for consultation presents detailed findings on the current
approach to the education and development of nurses and midwives beyond
registration and makes recommendations on how these should be strengthened.
The consultation report gives particular regard to terminology, levels
of practice, the need or otherwise for accreditation and or regulation
and opportunities for shared learning with other professions.
October 4th 2004: End 2005 will see NPfIT making a difference
National Programme for IT's (NPfIT) director-general, Richard Granger
has predicted that by the end of next year there won't be ‘nook
or cranny’ of the NHS in England that has not seen some work from
the programme that will be making a difference to caring for patients.
October 4th 2004: Professor Aidan Halligan to leave CRDB
in April 2005
to take up an appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Irish
Health Service Executive . See
and eHealth Insider reports on same subject at http://www.e-health-insider.com
October 4th 2004: Want to know what's happening at Care Records
Development Board Meetings?
October 4th 2004: Over 5,000 GP practices now ready for QMAS
October 4th 2004: What is QMAS?
October 4th 2004: launch of Trust-wide Oncology Nursing Information
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