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 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 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 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 more

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

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

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