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NHS project dispute contributes to $4.3bn loss for CSC

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£400M UK defence deal, however, will help make up for it
21 May 2012

‘BYOD the only sustainable way forward’ says Liverpool NHS IT chief

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Own devices key to cutting health service costs in coming years, claims tech-leading hospital, although strategy could result in job losses, IT chief warns
17 May 2012

ICO: Government should re-write FOI Act to clarify use of veto

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Health Secretary Lansley told to justify Freedom of Information veto over NHS risk report
17 May 2012

Opinion: Information is the lifeblood of healthcare

The efficient circulation of medical data is the key to better healthcare
09 May 2012

North Bristol NHS Trust busts EPR budget by £1.2m

Trust has had to fork out for extra staff, hardware and technical resources
02 May 2012

ICO issues first NHS data protection fine

£70,000 fine comes one week after Computing criticism
02 May 2012

To fine or not to fine: The ICO and the NHS

Why NHS organisations lose so much data – and why the Information Commissioner lets them off with little more than a warning
27 Apr 2012

CSC job cuts: NOA backtracks on comments, makes things worse (UPDATED)

National Outsourcing Association "does not support the job cuts" says chief – while contradicting CSC's own statements. Meanwhile, back at the NHS...
24 Apr 2012

Workers shocked as CSC announces 640 more UK job losses (UPDATED)

Unite says workers "devastated" by the news. India-based offshore workers on NHS programme immune, it claims
20 Apr 2012

"We're just supporting the NHS": CSC responds to Computing (UPDATED)

IT services giant CSC has responded to Computing's coverage of its dealings with the government, and claims it is simply supporting NHS reform
19 Apr 2012

Storm clouds gather for CSC as Unite protests against redundancies (UPDATED 19 April)

Union announces plans to take to the streets – meanwhile, controversy grows over CSC's public sector work
18 Apr 2012

NHS Scotland awards £100m CRM contract to Capgemini and BT

NHS Scotland has awarded contracts worth £100m to Capgemini and BT to develop, deliver and support a new CRM system
13 Apr 2012

IT services provider CSC claims politics is behind stalled NHS deal

CSC president of healthcare says future is working with trusts rather than 'monolithic' NHS
05 Apr 2012

CSC to explain failure to reach NHS agreement

Lorenzo programme still on hold while company hosts teleconference to explain lack of progress
04 Apr 2012

NHS trusts tender for £60m telephone services supplier

NHS’s 111 non-emergency number requires telephone services supplier
20 Mar 2012

NHS body saves £20,000 in six months with knowledge management system

Eptica solution predicted to save Business Services Authority £121,000 in first full year.
19 Mar 2012

Hertfordshire NHS Trust extends rollout of e-rostering software to save costs

Savings of £750,000 over first three years lead to extended rollout
15 Mar 2012

Missed opportunity to boost rural broadband


02 Mar 2012

London NHS trusts plan £400m patient administration system

The solution will cover a wide range of clinical modules
16 Feb 2012

Opinion: Patient privacy requires urgent treatment

IT chiefs must put measures in place to monitor, detect and deter staff breaches of patient data
14 Feb 2012

Government launches project leadership academy

Major Leadership Projects Academy aims to reduce Whitehall's reliance on costly external consultancy
08 Feb 2012

Government looks to set up £4bn hardware framework

The agreement will cover government departments, the BBC, the Royal Mail Group, the Met Office and NHS bodies
06 Feb 2012

Liverpool NHS Trusts seek IT service provider in deal worth £31.5m

The two trusts are looking for a single provider for all ICT services
31 Jan 2012

Government issues electronic storage tender worth up to £200m

Contract includes off- and on-site document storage, and scanning and retrieval
26 Jan 2012