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Following the WannaCry ransomware attack, Informa asked security journalist Davey Winder to outline the biggest cyber security issues facing the health service; and how to go about beating the bad guys...read more
Just before the general election was called, 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
Ransomware is the cyber security issue that has really hit the headlines over the past few years. Unfortunately, some of those headlines have involved the NHS.Several trusts have been forced to take key systems offline after ransomware attacks, taking a big hit to their reputations and waiting lists in the process. Surveys by security companies indicate that many more have had to repel borders. Read more
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 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
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