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

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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

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

NHS data revolution coming

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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

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

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

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

NHS trust selects Safend suite to replace free McAfee Safeboot solution

Reporting features, simpler management and overall security features worth paying for, says trust
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

H4cked Off: The mystery surrounding 2e2 needs to be unravelled

Employees deserve to know why 2e2 collapsed
13 Feb 2013

Where next for 2e2’s customers?

Computing speaks to law firm Morrison & Foerster on the legal implications of the reseller’s demise
05 Feb 2013

Customers rush for the exit as 2e2 nears collapse

Potential bidders could be put off by customer exodus
04 Feb 2013

Expert predicts government NHS data-sharing plans spell end for patient privacy

Plans mean 'the end of medical privacy' and further encroachment by the 'database state', claims security expert
16 Jan 2013

'NHS IT should be run like Apple' – health service director responds to Hunt

Central issue should always be ‘How do we get data to people?’ says Colchester NHS Trust's Orlando Agrippa
16 Jan 2013

Public sector IT: 2012 in review

Computing looks back at the government's IT initiatives this year and what impact they have had
07 Dec 2012