Archived News: July 2011

NMC/Regulatory Update: Advice by topic ; Sign up for fortnightly NMC Newsletter ; NMC Chair Listening Events (Free) - Bangor and Liverpool still available - Book now

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

Live in Wales? Wales issues strategy for GP IT - read more on your own eNWI page

Live in Scotland?Award winning system will help to improve quality of care - more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Nurses are ideally placed to develop new and innovative ways of delivering care - See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England? Christine Connelly resigns as NHS CIO and Info strategy may be due 'in autumn' and NHS tech officer greets digital natives - 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: Health Committee - Sixth Report Complaints and Litigation ; DH publishes early lessons from NHS 111 ; Government response to the NHS Future Forum report ; DH raises the bar on barcoding ; Intellect puts IT into lengthening pause ; NHS Choices: What Patients Think ; BCS says keep best parts of NPfIT ; McKesson delivers upgrade to the ESR ; Does clinical coordination improve quality and save money? ; Integrated Care for Older People: Examining Workforce and Implementation Challenges ; NHS Modernisation: Special Issue June 2011 ; Commissioning: further issues (Health Select Committee England); Routes for social and health care: A simulation exercise ; Transforming NHS ambulance services ; Promoting Continuity of Care in General Practice

Web Pages: NHS Direct mobile app - for trusted health advice straight to your pocket ; Scotland's eHealth Programme Site

e-records this month:

Information Governance: Info Revolution should hear complaints ; Work needed on confidentiality clauses ; NIGB warns of IG risks in NHS shake-up

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Google pulls plug on Google Health ; Patient experience pioneer dies ; Maudsley builds PHR on HealthVault ; Service user experience in mental health and patient experience in NHS services; Sainsbury’s and DH join forces to help carers

Wales: GP Clinical Systems Strategy

England:Trust has its head in the e-health cloud ; Camden and Islington to upgrade RiO ; Wigan pharmacy pioneers SCR access ; BCS says keep best parts of NPfIT ; Spinal centre goes live with IMS Maxims

'Metrics, Quality, Measurement and Monitoring', Commissioning etc this month: Trafford docs develop PROMS tool ; NICE recommends 20 QoF indicators ; GP Consortia may take on IT funding ; Portal supports integrated care pilot ; GPs rated less well than hospitals ; Assessment of paediatric services ; Palliative care data monitoring improved by clinical system ; Performance Management of NHS A&E Services Using the Clinical Quality Indicators ; Commissioning: further issues (Health Select Committee England); NHS data gaps for learning disabilities ; Make Nursing Visible ; Developing and Commissioning Non-Traditional Providers to Support the Self Management of People with LTC's

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? NHS Direct 'saves NHS £44m a year' ; Assisted living goes big in DALLAS ; DH publishes early lessons from NHS 111 ; Intel Guide Windows 7 compatible ; NHS Direct mobile app - for trusted health advice straight to your pocket ; More trusts use telemedicine for stroke ; Queen Mary researchers develop DigiScope

Work in mental health? Maudsley builds PHR on HealthVault

Work in primary care? East GPs and consultants Confer ; GPs complain about N3 connection speeds ; East Lancs invests in digital dictation ; Welsh GPs live with My Health Online ; Dozen areas adopt GP dashboard ; Promoting Continuity of Care in General Practice

Work in the community?Assisted living goes big in DALLAS

Work in emergency care? Kingston develops blue light comms ; A&E clinical quality indicators: best practice guidance ; Transforming NHS ambulance services

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