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NHS England announced its vision today for an improved electronic patient referral service for the NHS, at the Commissioning Show in London. The vision for change will build on the existing Choose and Book system, aiming to transform it into an improved and expanded NHS e-Referral Service. This is part of NHS England’s commitment to […]
NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have announced the start of a new procurement process for an expanded framework of services and solutions for GP practices. The new GP System of Choice (GPSoC) contract will build on the success of the existing contract that has been in place since 2007. […]
Doctors and nurses are to get better information about patients so people get safer care thanks to a new £260 million NHS technology fund, announced by NHS England today. The fund will be available to NHS providers to support the move from paper-based systems for patient notes and prescriptions to integrated electronic care records and […]
The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) today announces plans to help up to 100,000 more people to use the internet to improve their health. The Board is forming a new partnership with the Online Centres Foundation to fund existing UK Online Centres to train and support people to help their health and wellbeing through the […]
The NHS Commissioning Board will today unveil a library of NHS-reviewed health apps that will help people manage their health, as well as ten brand new apps for people to use. The new Health Apps Library so far contains around 70 apps that have been produced by a variety of organisations and then reviewed by […]
On 3 April 2014 NHS England published Securing Excellence in GP IT Services: Operating model for 2014-16 an updated operating model to ‘Securing Excellence in GP IT Services’. The updated document sets out plans for how more than £230million in funding will be used to ensure all GP practices across England have high quality IT […]
The NHS Commissioning Board is looking for good examples of online tools to help people improve their health and wellbeing. It is creating a directory of online tools, often called apps, to help people find the best online tool for their condition or health need. People and organisations who are designing online tools for specific […]
On 3 April 2014 NHS England published Securing Excellence in GP IT Services: Operating model for 2014-16 an updated operating model to ‘Securing Excellence in GP IT Services’. The updated document sets out plans for how more than £230million in funding will be used to ensure all GP practices across England have high quality IT systems. […]