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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

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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

NHS Trust expands storage with EMC for better patient care

Five-year contract for storage infrastructure overhaul
19 Jan 2012

NI Department of Health awards Axon £20m contract to implement shared services

HR and finance functions will be provided from a new central organisation
19 Jan 2012

Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust announces five-year deal with Atos

Atos and Fortrus to provide electronic records system
06 Jan 2012

Industry leaders welcome telehealth plan

Government to install Telecare devices in three million UK homes in attempt to deliver better healthcare at lower cost
06 Dec 2011

ACS secures £17m contract with Northern Ireland HSC

Northern Ireland Health and Social Care aims to save £8m a year for 10 years
01 Nov 2011

ICO finds public sector bodies are still failing to protect sensitive data

In the past two days the ICO has reported DPA breaches at several public bodies, including two NHS trusts, despite recent CfH claims that it would improve
28 Oct 2011

Crash Podcast - UK 4G delays and NHS PSN reluctance

This week on Crash we discuss the enduring troubles in bringing 4G mobile services to UK customers, and NHS organisations' reluctance to use the PSN
14 Oct 2011

Health chiefs celebrate Summary Care Records 'success'

But plans to extend information held on electronic patient records have drawn sharp criticism
12 Oct 2011

CSC hands back £170m as NHS contact negotiations stall

Service giant blames government delays as NPfIT-related advanced payments handed back
04 Oct 2011

IT in healthcare pt4: Electronic health records and the law

The use of electronic health records in hospitals and clinics raises important data security issues
04 Oct 2011

IT in healthcare pt1: Can innovation thrive under the knife?

Pressure on NHS budgets is forcing IT chiefs to explore shared front- and back-office systems, new procurement frameworks and cloud computing
04 Oct 2011

MP exposes another massive government IT overspend

Passport Service systems have cost over four times their original estimate
26 Sep 2011

NHS set to save £8m a year with Telestroke technology

Videoconferencing network allows remote treatment for stroke victims 24 hours a day
07 Sep 2011

Agile could have saved NPfIT

05 Sep 2011

Opinion: IAM’s benefits go beyond good governance

Effective identity and access management can deliver considerable time and cost savings
02 Sep 2011

NHS consortium cuts costs and boosts efficiency with new service desk solution

Avon Information Management and Technology Consortium in the pink after investing in LANDesk solution
26 Aug 2011

NHS Trust looks to develop local e-records system after national pilot failure

Parliament recently slammed NHS attempts to create a shared e-records system
05 Aug 2011

Parliament slams DoH's handling of NPfIT

Weak programme management at the Department of Health blamed for NPfIT's failings
03 Aug 2011

South-west hospitals connect using telemedicine solution

Experts at Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital using technology from Radvision to advise clinicians in Cornwall and Devon
01 Aug 2011

UK investment in healthcare IT to top £3bn by 2016

The UK’s ageing population is driving increased investment
27 Jul 2011

VoIP platform to deliver savings and efficiencies at NHS trust

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health trust to benefit from Siemens Enterprise Communications technology
18 Jul 2011