Scotland Archived News: 2011

Nov - Dec 2011
NMC/Regulatory Update: Rules will give registrants clarity over delegation ; Revalidation feedback being analysed ; Latest NMC Reviews ;

HPC Update: HPC Chair provides evidence to Commons Health Committee ; Latest edition of HPC In Focus

Integration of health and social care

NHS workforce stats published

Citizen's eHealth survey (closes 31st December)

NHS Grampian uses Datix to log risks

Scotland to roll-out EDT Hub

Older people’s health

Sept - Oct 2011
NMC/Regulatory Update: NMC welcomes new Director of Registrations ; New procedures for reviewing fitness to practise referrals ;FtP Fact Sheet ; Refresh of Prep handbook

HPC Update: Latest edition of HPC In Focus

New Scottish eHealth Strategy

Adastra is up in the cloud

NHS 24 picks new provider

Defibrillator partnership

BCS Health to develop CCIO job guide

Western Isles procures new RIS framework

EHI Awards 2011: the winners

Radiotherapy treatment

NHS Lothian reaches portal go-live

Scottish Health Survey 2010

August 2011

NMC/Regulatory Update: NMC emphasises vital role of employers in public protection ; Supervisors could assess nurses as part of regulatory shake-up ; Care is priority, not costs; Latest NMC Review Magazine available on line

HPC Update: Latest In Focus ; Health Professions Council (HPC) launches new free iPhone app

See the EHealth Competency Framework - Defining the Role of the Expert Clinician produced in partnership with the Scottish Government

New base in Scotland for the NMC - open days in October

The Advanced Nursing Practice Toolkit has been re-launched and is a UK wide repository for consistent, credible and helpful resources relating to advanced practice

Health Informatics Scotland Conference 2011

New DVD to help people 'live well' with dementia#

NHS Scotland to sign with Imprivata

July 2011
NMC/Regulatory Update: Advice by topic ; Sign up for fortnightly NMC Newsletter ;

HPC Update: Updating the 'Guidance on health and character' ; On line registration renewal Current In Focus. Understanding HPC Fitness to Practice Hearings

Scotland's eHealth Programme Site

Assessment of paediatric services

May eHealth Link Newsletter

Assisted living goes big in DALLAS

'No let up' in effort to reduce waiting times

NHS Fife second site for Patientrack - Award winning system will help to improve quality of care

Does clinical coordination improve quality and save money?

May - June
NMC/Regulatory Update: NMC backs government safeguarding adults plans ; The code and patient choice

HPC Update: HPC responds to The Munro Review of Child Protection. Current In Focus

Draft eHealth Strategy 2011-2017 out for consultation

Making nursing visible Valuing our contribution to high quality patient-centred care

Scotland gets FairWarning of breaches

Interesting DIPEX web site Shared decision making

April - May
NMC/Regulatory Update: NMC Review is now available to read online ; Useful FAQs on FtP Hearings

From DH/RCGP/BMA: The Good Practice Guidelines for GP electronic patient records v4 (2011) and see Doctors criticise appraisal data and IT

HPC Update: Consultation on updating the Guidance on health and character launched ; Anna van der Gaag re-appointed as Chair for four more years ; No fee increase at the Health Professions Council ; Current In Focus

Scottish Centre for Telehealth

Midwifery 2020: Measuring Quality

Scottish Directorate for eHealth

March - April 2011
NMC/Regulatory Update: Plans to revise guidance on record keeping ;Nursing and Midwifery Council and Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care agree new partnership ;Diane Abbott MP urges regulation of advanced nurse practitioners

Interesting GMC Consultation on Good Management Practice: guidance for all doctors

HPC Update: HPC launches new information about its fitness to practise processes;
HPC's response to command Paper 'Enabling Excellence' ; Current In Focus

£4 million for “snapshot” IT system

Scottish GPs complain about NHS 24

£10m boost for Scottish telehealth

Scots docs: life shouldn't begin at 40

Patient Rights Bill passed

Plan for health and social care

Clinical portal improves patient safety for Scottish NHS

The Impact of eHealth on the Quality and Safety of Health Care: A Systematic Overview

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