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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.

Thu, 19 Feb 2015
A change in the law has given the Information Commissioner new powers to compulsorily audit GP surgeries and other public healthcare organisations to assess how they handle personal patient information.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014
Pilot schemes and public awareness campaigns to share patient data have been further delayed.
Tue, 9 Dec 2014
An increasing number of patients are looking to access their medical records online claims NHS England.
Thu, 4 Dec 2014
Pre-employment checks, training, and clear policies and procedures can help protect against misuse of your practice’s funds and sensitive information
Thu, 4 Dec 2014
While rolling out online access to records might seem a daunting prospect, the long-term payoff should benefit both patients and practice
Tue, 11 Nov 2014
GPs will be asked to prescribe a set of health and fitness apps with the aim of encouraging patients to improve their health
Tue, 14 Oct 2014
Practices have been warned over patient confidentiality when participating in the government’s seven-day access trial