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Care.data pilot in Somerset paused
By Neil Merrett
Four schemes halted after Jeremy Hunt asked English data guardian Dame Fiona Caldicott to advise on wording for a new model of patient consent and 'opt-outs'
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HSCIC establishes cyber resilience service
By Neil Merrett
CareCERT has been set up to support health and care organisations to better prepare against and manage cyber threats
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Health secretary eyes apps and data security among innovation aims
By Neil Merrett
Jeremy Hunt calls for NHS to provide full online record access by 2018; pledges to review patient data security standards to address concerns over trust
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Patient barcodes included among NHS England paperless aims
By Neil Merrett
Tim Kelsey says that medical equipment and drugs to be tracked using the technology as part of wider safety and digital maturity push among CCGs
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CACI to help manage CQC inspection planning
By David Bicknell
Consultancy's resource planning to support up to 20,000 inspections across CQC's health and social care remit, including NHS, care homes, mental health services, dental practices and GPs
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North Middlesex extends use of VNA to drive data transformation programme
By David Bicknell
Trust to adopt Bridgehead as key repository for electronic document management system
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Cabinet Office's new Oracle deal will extend scope to NHS
By David Bicknell
Increased scope will cover Oracle use within the NHS and apply to more products and services
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NHS Blood and Transplant seeks to beef up Whitehall partner links
By Neil Merrett
Transplant body seeks to connect web-based architecture of its new donor register with wider number of departmental systems
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Welsh authorities to discuss first draft of national CCIS plan this week
By Neil Merrett
Stakeholders expected to begin talks on Wednesday to map out implementation plan for rollout of single national information system to support integrated care
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NHS e-Referral Service updates to go live Friday evening
By Neil Merrett
HSCIC has said the Choose and Book replacement will be down temporarily during the evening of August 7 to implement updates to address ongoing technical issues
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NHS Blood and Transplant appoints first chief digital officer
By Neil Merrett
Aaron Powell, previously interim IT director with the authority, will now oversee its delivery of digital services
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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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