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Mental health IT: defining ‘exemplary’

The government announced a second wave of ‘global digital exemplars’. While the first round of GDEs was all about acute trusts, the second covered mental health. So what are the mental health GDEs hoping to achieve? And how do their plans, with their focus on mobility and new patient services, differ from their acute counterparts?Read more

Stand and deliver? Ransomware in the NHS

Ransomware is a type of computer virus that holds your data hostage until you pay to set it free. US healthcare organisations and NHS trusts have been hit by ransomware attacks. But it is possible to defend against attacks; and good back-up should always see off a hacker’s demands...read more


FROM PAPER TO SHARED CARE RECORD SCHEMES

The disadvantages of working on paper have led some parts of the UK to implement information sharing and shared care record schemes. Now, some pioneering projects in places such as Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, Cumbria,and Hampshire are looking at transformation plans to create new digital services for patients...read more



THE NHS, STPS, AND IT

The NHS has been told to draw up sustainability and transformation plans. But what are they, and what do they mean for information technology? Informa commissioned an exclusive Q&A on the issues...read more

FRESH OUT OF THE BOX

The first STP to be published says Birmingham has done well in consolidating its hospital services and investing in social care “to help people live independently for as long as it is possible for them to do so... read more

ASTHMA UK

Health professionals are failing to adopt new technology to help improve the management of asthma, the charity Asthma UK has warned.... read more

ACCESSIBLE INFORMATION STANDARD

A review of the implementation and impact of the Accessible Information Standard is underway in England. The Standard was introduced in August 2016 and...read more

SUPPORT FOR INNOVATION PROJECTS

A pilot project to improve the identification and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease is to benefit from a share of a £1 million development fund... read more

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