Latest NPfIT articles

The transition from Spine to Spine 2 - a success story or yet another NHS IT failure?

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Sooraj Shah reports on how the implementation of the Spine 2 – a platform that connects clinicians, patients and applications – is helping to restore the NHS’s reputation for project management
17 Sep 2014

NHS Spine ‘successfully’ rebuilt, says HSCIC

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New infrastructure built in-house by HSCIC in collaboration with BJSS
09 Sep 2014

Open-source electronic patient records in the NHS

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NPfIT contracts forced hospitals to pay over the odds for out-of-date storage technology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

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

NHS trust to sideline £21m e-records implementation

Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust plans best-of-breed patient records system after Meditech 'failures'
05 Nov 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