Health

Millions of patients’ NHS data sold to private companies

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Care.data should be shelved until changes are made, says privacy campaigner Phil Booth
18 Jun 2014

Private company stored NHS patient records data on Google Drive

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Up to 10,000 patients could have been affected by Diagnostic Health's data breaches
17 Jun 2014

NHS cyber security 'suffers from lack of data ownership'

NHS England to forge ahead with 'unchanged' care.data plans
Coventry University's Dr Siraj Ahmed Shaikh responds to report Criticising cyber security in healthcare
30 May 2014

Security experts' surprise over report claiming healthcare 'lags behind' in cyber security

Mimecast and Trustwave question claims made in report by risk start-up BitSight
29 May 2014

Taking tablets: an interview with South Devon NHS Trust IT operations manager David Hayes

Hayes tells Computing how the South Devon NHS is embracing the mobile revolution to improve patient care
29 May 2014

Computing Refresh: Salesforce invades UK, eBay hacked, and Microsoft reveals Surface Pro 3

Salesforce sets up shop in London, eBay reveals three-month old customer data hack, and Microsoft launches a 'laptop beater'.
23 May 2014

NHS e-Referral service will ‘operate at 20 per cent of Choose and Book costs’

Delivery costs of new service will be significantly lower than the dumped £356m system that preceded it, says NHS England
23 May 2014

Half of UK citizens say they do not trust NHS with personal data

Yet another smack in the face for NHS England's care.data programme
20 May 2014

NHS e-Referral service will 'build on success' of dumped £356m Choose and Book system

Agile and open technologies will be used for new e-referral system, says NHS England
14 May 2014

NHS to dump £356m patient booking system

New e-Referrals system could be made mandatory for GPs, says NHS England
12 May 2014

Department of Health: G-Cloud is still too complex

Buying processes and CloudStore navigation are some of the pain points in procurement
07 May 2014

Department of Health selects Kahootz to replace IBM Quickr through G-Cloud

Move signals shift away from legacy systems and software, and embrace of "buying things as a service"
06 May 2014

Care.data rollout - further delays likely

New NHS England chief Simon Stevens tells MPs this is "an important moment to listen"
01 May 2014

Care.data pilot to start with 500 GP practices this autumn

GP practices to "trial, test, evaluate and refine" data collection process ahead of national rollout
24 Apr 2014

Polycom video conferencing enables improved cardiology care at Evelina Children’s Hospital

Frank Baldesare tells Computing how video technology combined with an ultrasound unit has benefited staff and ultimately patients
24 Apr 2014

HSCIC reviews data sharing approvals processes

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

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

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