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Sunday 19 November 2017


All the latest articles, news and reports on IT
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.

Fri, 20 Jul 2007
We've been doing Choose and Book since the start of the year. The GPs don't get involved in the booking process, they simply send the patients to admin, usually to me ...
Wed, 18 Jul 2007
Appointment reminders sent by text message are now regularly being adopted by hospitals. But with patient nonattendane significant problem in general practice too, perhaps this method of contacting patients could also benefit primary care? Judith Harvey looks at a few practices that have adopted patient messaging systems, and asks how this has helped them
Tue, 19 Jun 2007
NHS Alliance says website will help empower patients to make informed decisions
Sun, 10 Jun 2007
IT: friend or foe? Every benefit brings challenges. Presentation by Dr Gillian Braunold National Clinical Lead for GPs, NHS Connecting for Health
Wed, 30 May 2007
Websites should state that medical information is for practice's patients only
Wed, 16 May 2007
Study says senior NHS staff support support IT programme but want faster progress