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Sunday 19 November 2017


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Key topics include: IT systems, Choose and Book, Patient records, Data validation, Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions (ETP), Informatics
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Is your practice ready to respond to a cyberattack?

Tuesday 14th November 2017

One in 4 (23%) of healthcare IT professionals in the UK revealed that they do not think their organisation will be able to deal with cyberattacks, a new report by Infoblox has shown.

About 305 healthcare IT professionals in the UK and US (152 and 153 respectively in each region) took part in an online survey, which was conducted by the polling company Censuswide.

Mon, 4 Jul 2016
Nearly every practice in England can now offer online access to detailed patient records
Mon, 27 Jun 2016
The GPC has launched an online toolkit to help GP practices better manage their workload
Mon, 6 Jun 2016
Online communities are improving patient care through shared knowledge of healthcare services and prescription drugs, a study has found
Thu, 12 May 2016
GPs are being told to review thousands of patients who have been prescribed statins or not given the drugs after a computer glitch was discovered in a tool used to assess heart disease risk
Fri, 6 May 2016
The British Medical Association has issued guidance on medical indemnity as the number of claims has soared, with £5 million payouts no longer unusual
Fri, 22 Apr 2016
Read codes have been in use by the NHS since the 80s. While it has played a useful part there have been issues with the system. Snomed CT will replace it and be implemented throughout the UK in 2017
Wed, 30 Mar 2016
General practice must get its fair share of IT funding to have a positive impact on patients, the head of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has demanded