Public Sector IT:

August, 2008


August 22, 2008  12:40 PM

BBC R4 Today – why did PA have prison database download?

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
HMRC, NPfIT, Outsourcing, transparency and accountability

I said on the BBC Radio 4 "Today" programme this morning (approx 8.30am) that the loss of a memory...

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August 20, 2008  5:55 AM

National press reports on NPfIT go-lives in London

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
NPfIT, transparency and accountability

The Observer, Sunday Telegraph and the 


August 19, 2008  6:00 AM

NPfIT go-live at Barnet and Chase Farm – the facts

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
NPfIT, poor communications

Are the effects on patients of NPfIT go-lives merely "teething"?

"All the risks are falling on patients," says Shadow Health spokesman 

Whenever the results of NPfIT go-lives are highlighted in the media, the official line...


August 19, 2008  6:00 AM

New NHS IT leaders – good news for the NPfIT?

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
government and PR, NPfIT, poor communications, spin

And what was left out of UCL report on the Summary Care Record

 

Comment/analysis

A senior executive working for the NHS says that, for the National Programme for IT [NPfIT], the new health CIO Christine Connelly could be what cold...


August 14, 2008  6:00 AM

NPfIT supplier BT is “stretched to deliver”

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NPfIT

 

BT, the main IT supplier to London under the £12.7bn NHS's National Programme for IT [NPfIT], is "stretched to deliver" according to the capital's strategic health authority.


August 12, 2008  10:40 AM

Choose and Book – bookings aren’t always appointments

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
NPfIT, spin

Swindon GP Gavin Jamie, who runs the Quality and Outcomes Framework database website, writes in response to an entry on this 


August 11, 2008  3:25 PM

Choose and Book – making progress?

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NPfIT

Connecting for Health has announced that 10 million "bookings" have been made through the Choose and Book system  - a central part of the NHS's National Programme for IT.

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August 7, 2008  3:35 PM

New health IT leaders with joint salaries of £400k

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
NPfIT

The Department of Health has appointed Christine Connelly, a former chief information officer at Cadbury Schweppes, as the first CIO for Health, in a job expected to have a salary of at least £200,000.

The NHS's £12.7bn National Programme for IT [NPfIT] - the UK's largest IT...


August 7, 2008  7:15 AM

Trust chief execs pressed to buy NPfIT systems from CSC or BT?

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
NPfIT

Are trust chief executives being subjected to pressure through personal contracts to buy from CSC or BT?

Health officials are pressing the boards of NHS Trusts in the south of England to buy from BT or CSC, which are out-of-area local service providers to the...


August 7, 2008  7:10 AM

Some Cerner NPfIT go-lives a step forward – SHA chair

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NPfIT

The chairman of a strategic health authority says that some Cerner go-lives in the south of England have been a huge step forward - but at others implementations have been a "step backwards".


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