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NHS England denies seeking patient data from software groups
By Neil Merrett
HSCIC understands department had proposed direct requests for appointment details from suppliers despite being aware of its own collection and approval processes for data
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£75m spent on IT for NHS reforms
By David Bicknell
Jeremy Hunt statement on NHS modernisation also reveals £323m costs of setting up CCGs and £395m on closing bodies such as PCTs
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US Hospital group to "mentor" NHS trusts on safety and technology
By Neil Merrett
£12.5m agreement signed with Virginia Mason Institute to support five trusts in building their efficiency and technology skills as part of wider reform plans
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Care.data trial practices unveiled as objection concerns remain
By Neil Merrett
NHS England maintains no information will be extracted under care.data without data guardian's consent, as critics call for greater clarity on a patient's right to opt-out
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System outages continue to impact NHS e-Referral Service
By Neil Merrett
HSCIC says it will continue to provide fixes to address ongoing issues with the Choose and Book replacement before driving ahead with added functionality plans
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NHS e-Referral Service back online after "essential maintenance"
By Neil Merrett
Choose and Book replacement down for several hours last night after HSCIC performed further work on the service to address ongoing technical issues
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Xerox chosen for £40m NHS print services overhaul
By Neil Merrett
Agreement with NHSBSA will look to review print management of critical business forms and set out the migration of certain services to digital formats
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NAO doubts effectiveness of £40m GP IT contract
By Neil Merrett
Auditor says GPES system has been significantly delayed with costs more than doubling, while only one customer organisation is currently using technology
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Accenture confirmed for £60m NHSmail2 contract
By Neil Merrett
Agreement to provide managed e-mail services to support healthcare bodies in securely sharing data has been finalised
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Care.data's MPA ‘red’ risk rating may be out of date
By Neil Merrett
MPA report's risk rating for health data sharing project understood to have been updated to amber/red following a spring review
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