Health

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust goes for Xirrus over Nortel and Cisco for new Wi-Fi network

Tablet device in hospital
Hospital-wide Wi-Fi network will facilitate BYOD policy, says CIO Mark Austin
24 Jul 2013

How Southern NHS fixed its fractured security

Nurses at NHS hospital
Southern Health has migrated from a fragmented IT set-up that was putting patient data at risk to a new user-friendly yet highly secure infrasructure in just 12 months
23 Jul 2013

No BlackBerry 10 for Southern Health until platform proves itself

BlackBerry Z10 Limited Edition
'More demand for Android and Apple' says security manager
19 Jul 2013

Lack of data analysis skills a problem for hospitals, Keogh report finds

Trusts were using data to reassure themselves they were doing a good job, review finds
18 Jul 2013

ICO fines NHS Surrey £200,000 after 3,000 patient records sold on eBay

Failure to do due diligence on a new data destruction provider comes back to haunt Trust
12 Jul 2013

Top 10 public sector stories of 2013 so far

Computing looks back at the most important public sector stories of the past six months
13 Jun 2013

NHS data revolution coming

Mandatory use of patient NHS numbers makes 'data revolution real' says NHS England director Tim Kelsey
07 Jun 2013

Google Glass should be banned, say fifth of Britons and Americans

Privacy concerns are a barrier to adoption of wearable technology
04 Jun 2013

Department of Health seeks suppliers for £1.2bn GP practice IT framework

NHS funds provision of GP clinical IT systems in GPSoC scheme
29 May 2013

Information Commissioner calls for prison sentences as council employee is fined for taking medical data

Fines are not a big enough deterrent, believes Information Commissioner Christopher Graham
24 May 2013

NHS Wales selects V1 over Oracle to save £1m a year

V1's document management solution also chosen ahead of Brainware, Kofax Markview, Cannon and Readsoft
21 May 2013

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust issues £50m tender for 'strategic ICT partner'

Ten-year contract up for grabs for provision of ICT services
13 May 2013

Case study: Why Sugar proved sweeter than Salesforce for EMIS

Phil Webb, CTO of medical software supplier EMIS, explains how three potential CRM suppliers were reduced to one
01 May 2013

NHS Hertfordshire takes up ownership of licensing compliance with Trustmarque

Trustmarque chosen two years after NHS's Microsoft Enterprise Agreement ended
30 Apr 2013

Caldicott review: Breaking down the barriers to information sharing in the NHS

Sooraj Shah investigates the difficulties that the NHS faces with the law, technology and people in enabling data-sharing between its departments
26 Apr 2013

Big data will go mainstream when nanotechnology is embedded into humans, says Skype CISO

The real benefits of big data won't be seen for five to 10 years, says Skype's Adrian Asher
26 Apr 2013

NHS changes could spell the end for big outsourced health contracts

Sooraj Shah investigates what the potential of an “irreversible privatisation” of the NHS could mean for IT
18 Apr 2013

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust seeks bidders for ICT infrastructure contract

Extendable 60-month ICT infrastructure improvement contract worth between £30m and £50m
15 Apr 2013

NHS "must tackle" data sharing before patient information goes paperless

Information governance needs to be ironed out before NHS goes all-electronic, says Dr Jonathan Richardson
09 Apr 2013

Cambridge University Hospitals digitising services with HP

Deal worth £200m over 10 years aims for improved efficiency with help of mobile devices
09 Apr 2013

Data Protection Act is not a barrier for information sharing in NHS, says ICO

Information Commissioner's Office encourages NHS trusts to share data, as it has not fined for data sharing yet
09 Apr 2013

GP hails data digitisation service's potential to free up time, space and money

Pay-as-you-go Lloyd George archiving service could fill NHS security holes and cut costs
04 Apr 2013

Opinion: How to build a smarter health care system

IT-enabled health coaching programmes have been proven to reduce avoidable hospital admissions and improve health outcomes
06 Mar 2013

Central and North West London NHS Trust issues tender worth up to £80m

ICT services to support 5,200 end users and 5,500 staff over five year period
25 Feb 2013