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NHS Digital outlines enterprise architecture ambition
By David Bicknell
Fit for 2020 goal for NHS Digital to modernise its delivery model by implementing an effective enterprise architecture function supported by necessary processes and tooling
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NHS Digital ‘capability review’ questions its role and clarity of offer
By David Bicknell
Critical feedback asks serious questions of organisation, saying ambiguous expectations and blurred operational boundaries across the health and care ecosystem have adversely affected NHS Digital’s delivery performance
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Caution urged over NHS Digital national data opt-out pledge
By Neil Merrett
With the government proposing a new national opt-out for sharing patient information beyond direct care purposes, doctors question whether this may undermine existing objections
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Government to invest £21m in beefing up NHS data and cyber security
By David Bicknell
Response to WannaCry attacks and National Data Guardian’s review includes £21m capital fund for major trauma centres and NHS contract change requiring organisations to adopt data security standards including contingency plans to respond to data security threats
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ICO: data use for DeepMind's Royal Free app test was illegal
By Neil Merrett
Royal Free London trust is allowed to continuing using Streams app developed with Google-owned company after agreeing to revise future testing and patient data use
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Can’t we all, please, get behind a safe NHS…?
BCS director for policy and community David Evans explains the launch of a Blueprint for cyber security in health and care, creating a broad coalition of organisations that can work together to build a cyber-safe NHS
Public Services > Healthcare > Features
Royal Society calls for new independent UK data oversight body
By Neil Merrett
Joint report with the British Academy says fresh approach required to establish a framework to balance individual privacy with considerations for public service/economic benefits
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BCS partnership targets NHS cyber security shortcomings
By Neil Merrett
Roadmap document outlines three year plan to introduce accredited IT professionals across entirety of the NHS to understand and adapt to threats and potential gaps in system security
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NAO probe critical of NHS SBS over undelivered clinical correspondence
By David Bicknell
Backlog of unprocessed items rose from 8,146 items in 2011 to 709,000; NHS England criticism of NHS SBS in NAO report may impact parties’ future working relationship
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Walliker sets out Cheshire and Merseyside NHS trusts’ digital stall
By David Bicknell
Merseyside hospitals’ CIO discusses STPs, the global digital exemplars, NHS demand management, doctors’ fears over ‘paper free’ and tackling information governance and GDPR
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