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Welcome to the e-Health Nurses Network

October 2012 Update: In a new approach now focused mainly on news this Network seeks to keep you up-to-date with the latest UK-wide e-Health related environment in it's widest sense. We have gradually evolved since first starting in 2003 (for history see e-Health Group) and these pages thus offer a fascinating UK-wide source of e-health information covering 10 years.

Please visit our pages, fell free to get in touch and tell us what you feel you need – this resource is for you, owned by you, without you the Network does not exist!

This Network is for all of the UK Countries and local regions - whether you live in Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland or England - you will find a local page relevant to you!

Be informed, be involved, be innovative - e-Health is the future!


AIM : "To facilitate professional development through the exploration of e-health and it's impact on patient care within a new collaborative environment"

 

The eHealth Nurses Network defines e-health as the "The promotion and facilitation of health & well-being with individuals & families and the enhancement of professional practice by the use of information & communication technology".
[adapted from Gott]

e-Health Highlights: February - March 2014

NMC/Regulatory Update; NMC to consult on fees ; Professional indemnity arrangement to become legal requirement for registered nurses and midwives ; Consultation on revalidation and the revised Code (closes 31st March)

(Medical Revalidation Update: Revalidation is adding value but there is more to do, report reveals )

HCPC Update: Professionalism in Healthcare Professionals: Have you had the conversation yet? Latest Edition HCPC In Focus

Live in Wales? See Investing in the future of health informatics - read more on your own eNWI page

Live in Scotland? See NHS Scotland awards network contract -- more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Health Minister launches two software systems - See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England? Focus on integration for 'tech fund 2' and Millions spent on mobile tech - read more news below or look on your own area page

Don't miss the Newsfeed for even more up to date news which is constantly fed in!

Publications/articles of interest this month: NIB informatics strategy outlined ; Informatics profession gets a federation ; Adult social care in England: overview ; New NHS Choices open to SMEs ; Delivery of eHealth Strategy 2011-17 Progress Report 2011-13 (Scotland) ; Hunt predicts US-UK 'single market' ; Patient safety alert system launched ; The Francis Report One Year On ; A call to action: transformative ideas for the future NHS ;

Web Sites of interest this month: Child Protection – Information sharing project ; e-Learning: Understanding accounts ; Bite-size guides to support patient and public participation in the NHS

Archived News: Archived News 2003 - 2013

Latest Other News February - March 2014

e-records this month:;

Information Governance: Care.data advisory group announced ; Kelsey admits care.data use unclear ; Jr docs need IG training - ICO ; Crisis of confidence in care.data - RCGP ; Health sector data protection audits highlight areas for improvement

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Wearables to hit health mainstream ; Senior citizens want online health ; London clinic shares ultrasound images ; 36,000 trained in health online; Portsmouth midwives co-create app

England: NHS will be dependent on EHRs - Hunt ; CQC highlights record access problems ; Open Eyes and Raspberry Pis ; Emis makes gains in community ; Two more London trusts stick with Cerner ; Bedford releases £20m tender ; Lewisham puts back Cerner go-live ; Royal Free invests in EDM ; Medway delays Oasis go-live ; Rotherham asks Monitor to back off ; Taunton picks IMS Maxims ; Walsall first combined trust for Lorenzo ; Open source plans revealed ; North Tees picks InterSystems ; Frimley extends use of therapy EPR ;

Wales: E-referrals in Wales pass one million

Scotland: TrakCare across two thirds of Scotland ; Scottish clinicians get KIS via portal

Northern Ireland: Health Minister launches two software systems

Commissioning: 'Metrics, Quality, Measurement and Monitoring' etc this month; Leeds CCG seeks feedback on GPs via text ; Doncaster CCG develops app ; Manchester and Merseyside CSUs to merge ; Better info needed for Francis response ;

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? Telehealth and telecare - POST Note ; Minister approves framework for GP out-of-hours services

Work in primary care? 'Losers and winners' for GP IT ; Wolverhampton shares info on diabetics ; E-referrals to be mandatory - Nicholson ; Southern GPs migrate to Windows 7

Work in the community? Emis makes gains in community; Last of south acute groups out to tender ; NDL trusts showcase their apps ; TPP launches Mobile Working ;

Work with children and young people? Birmingham gets Kids conferencing system ; Child Protection – Information sharing project ;

Work in Out Patients? North Staffs plans Skype consultations ; Nottingham reduces heart patient visits

Work in A&E? Devon and Torbay in Symphony ; A&E referrals reduced using EMIS Web ; Ambulance trust shares info ; Ortivus wins £10m ambulance contract ;Ripping off the sticking plaster: Whole-system solutions for urgent and emergency care

Work in Oncology? Oncology decision support app deployed

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