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East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust loses data cartridge with 42,000 patient forms

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ICO, Nottinghamshire Police and NHS organisations have all been notified, says trust's chief executive
01 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: GCHQ staff lend a hand to the Tor Project and Sony gets slated for its security. Again

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Popular this week include an analysis of Sony's security shortcomings and the cheeky tip-offs from GCHQ staff to the Tor Project
29 Aug 2014

NHS shifts from ill-fated Spine to Spine 2

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HSCIC says core services and messaging moved to new infrastructure in phases
27 Aug 2014

Open-source electronic patient records in the NHS

Malcolm Senior, director of informatics at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, says that the opportunity for trusts to use the technology that is right for their requirements is here and needs to be seized to maximise clinical benefits and enhance patient safety and experience
21 Aug 2014

Case study: How Homerton Hospital saved 90 per cent on storage hardware by shifting from NPfIT for clinical imaging

Hospitals across the UK are ditching NPfIT for image archiving - with Homerton cutting storage hardware costs from £50,000 to £5,000 in the process
13 Aug 2014

NHS set to save millions as botched NPfIT storage deals come to an end

NPfIT contracts forced hospitals to pay over the odds for out-of-date storage technology
13 Aug 2014

Virtualisation cures Windows XP migration woes at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust

Jimmy Parker, development office lead at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, tells Danny Palmer why the trust opted to switch to a Liquidware Labs virtual interface
08 Aug 2014

One-third of GPs will opt patients out of care.data

Question marks over laws requiring GPs to hand over patient information for the care.data project
07 Aug 2014

Government ‘loses £700m legal battle with Fujitsu’ over failed NHS IT project

2008 sacking from NPfIT could leave NHS with biggest payout in its 60-year history
28 Jul 2014

OpenText cures NHS Trust’s case file woes

Royal Free London’s director of information management and technology, Will Smart, tells Danny Palmer how switching to digital case notes is improving patient care
25 Jul 2014

Predictive big data analytics in healthcare

John Leonard talks to big data firms Amara and FlyingBinary about applying analytics to healthcare in the US and in the UK's NHS
23 Jul 2014

NHS England to hire director of intelligence to take charge of care.data programme

Successful candidate must have strong strategic leadership experience gained at a senior level, says NHS
21 Jul 2014

GPs to send care.data ‘opt-out’ letters

Meanwhile, HSCIC claims it has spent nothing on technology for the care.data programme
04 Jul 2014

UK would be ‘losing out’ if citizens don't allow NHS to share information for care.data

Care.data could eliminate diseases and create new medicines according to Machina Research MD Matt Hatton
03 Jul 2014

Department of Health bids to make sharing patient data safer

DoH wants to reduce the risks of individuals being identified through their data
03 Jul 2014

NHS data governance in critical condition

The NHS desperately needs to rebuild public confidence in its ability to handle sensitive data – but so far it appears to be in denial over the crisis, writes Sooraj Shah
27 Jun 2014

BMI rolls out £2.5m Oracle PeopleSoft admin system across entire hospital network

Should complement NHS new Choose and Book rollout
26 Jun 2014

Department of Health sets out 'technology revolution' for 2014-15

Department wants to change the way it uses technology and data to improve quality or care, and help people manage their own healthcare
18 Jun 2014

Millions of patients’ NHS data sold to private companies

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

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

Nurse, the screen! How Lancashire Care NHS Trust's mobility programme is transforming the district nurse's job

Health informatics director Declan Hadley told the Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014 about the role of mobile technology in the NHS
13 Jun 2014

NHS cyber security 'suffers from lack of data ownership'

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