Health

HSCIC reviews data sharing approvals processes

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HSCIC says it wants to ensure data sharing processes are "robust and transparent"
22 Apr 2014

ServiceNow and Partners In IT 'revolutionise' NHS Blood and Transplant HR services

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IT behind NHS Blood and Transplant authority was "based on Microsoft Excel"
17 Apr 2014

NHS reveals it has only spent £1.3m on care.data to date

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Costs for controversial project have so far been restricted to raising awareness
07 Apr 2014

Mobile working 'boom' in NHS despite project failures

NDL report finds three-quarters of healthcare organisations now have an active mobile working strategy
03 Apr 2014

ICO says anonymous data “not covered” by Data Protection Act - until it's de-anonymised

ICO admission leaves care.data hole open to the abuse of patient records
02 Apr 2014

Paperless NHS by 2018? Probably not...

Gaps between paper and electronic records risk seeing medical information fall through the cracks, warn Hill Dickinson lawyer
01 Apr 2014

“Litigious nature” of software vendors preventing unbiased reviews of healthcare software

NHS trusts unable to read unbiased reviews of healthcare software due to litigious vendors
01 Apr 2014

NHS to continue forking out up to £40m for XP after Microsoft support ends

Whitehall favours one-year extension deal rather than moving on
21 Mar 2014

Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Trust deploys Brocade solution to aid digital shift

ICT infrastructure manager Nigel Hall tells Computing why the trust opted for the Brocade server solution
04 Mar 2014

Atos selected to manage NHS Care.data GP extraction

Under-fire French firm selected for controversial Care.data programme
27 Feb 2014

CIO interview: Mike Jones, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust IT director Mike Jones tells Computing’s Danny Palmer how mobility and big data are helping to improve patient care
26 Feb 2014

NHS England delays care.data for six months after GP and patient protests

Government plans to extract patient data to sell to pharmaceutical companies halted after outcry
18 Feb 2014

Crisis talks over care.data after BMA calls for a halt

NHS England in crisis talks after BMA calls for data extraction programme to stop until plans are better communicated
18 Feb 2014

Cloud is 'the direction of travel' for NHS computing

Mike Jones, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust director of IT, argues cloud will aid the mobile revolution in healthcare
13 Feb 2014

BT to sue NHS Scotland for £20m in damages after losing out on £110m contract

Telecoms giant was not allowed a second run at SWAN procurement process
12 Feb 2014

Charities lobby Department of Health over care.data

Charities raise concern over leafleting campaign and opt-out for children and the disabled
12 Feb 2014

GP revolt against sale of patient data gathers pace as health trusts threaten the sack

More GPs either refusing to comply with care.data as first refusenik GP is threatened with the sack
07 Feb 2014

MP makes formal complaint to ICO over care.data patient records "grab"

Care.data programme should be stopped, argues Roger Godsiff MP
05 Feb 2014

'Coding error' on NHS website redirected users to malicious sites

Coding error in nhs.co.uk exploited by Czech coder to spread malware
04 Feb 2014

Paper cuts: the NHS prepares to go digital

With the NHS just four years from supposedly going paperless, Danny Palmer examines how the project is already transforming practices and whether the 2018 deadline is achievable
03 Feb 2014

Privacy under the knife: can 'care.data' be trusted?

Within weeks, households will receive letters informing them of NHS plans to upload patient data into a centralised “care.data” database – and possibly sold on to third parties. The NHS says that patient privacy won’t be compromised, but campaigners claim otherwise. Graeme Burton investigates
31 Jan 2014

NHS 'struggling' to adapt to digital tech, says Spectralink

Budget cuts hampering move towards a paperless NHS
21 Jan 2014

Patients’ data 'can't be used for marketing or selling insurance premiums', says NHS

But NHS still needs to raise awareness of Care.data, says patient privacy campaigner
21 Jan 2014

Obamacare site not safe, say cyber security experts

70,000 private customer records extracted within minutes by security researcher
17 Jan 2014