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  • Technology optimal
    News

    Search for new NHS England tech chief extended

    2016-06-15T07:00:00Z

    NHS England fails to secure appointment to new role after first round of interviews Four candidates interviewed for chief information and technology officer but no appointment made The CTIO will report to Matthew Swindells and not be on the board NHS England has extended its ...

  • Data protection
    News

    Up to 1.5m opt out of Care.data, new data suggests

    2016-05-17T14:21:00Z

    HSCIC publishes fresh data on people opting out of Care.data Data reveals wide variety in opt out rates across country Campaigners say it is further evidence of botched Care.data rollout Up to 1.5 million people have registered to opt out of the controversial Care.data programme, ...

  • Computers
    News

    NHS warned it is not taking hacking threat seriously enough

    2016-05-13T07:00:00Z

    There is a lack of understanding about cyber security at board level, Kingsley Manning warns Cyber attacks are “a fundamental threat to the operations of hospitals” System overall is “well ahead of the game” NHS organisations are not taking the threat of cyber attacks seriously ...

  • Kingsley Manning
    News

    Exclusive: Departing boss blames leadership for tech woes

    2016-05-13T07:00:00Z

    Outgoing information centre chair reveals frustrations Criticises the impact of Tim Kelsey, former NHS England tech leader New NHS England technology officer will add to “multi-headed hydra” of decision makers Says HSCIC has been transformed from “weak link to a fundamental asset” Muddled leadership, ...

  • Person with flu
    News

    North East trust tops sickness absence table for third year

    2016-05-04T12:04:00Z

    South Tyneside Foundation Trust has highest sickness absence rate of any acute trust for third consecutive year Trusts in Lancashire and Bradford in top five for past three years An acute trust has topped the hospital trust sickness absence table for three years in a row, ...

  • Dame Fiona Caldicott
    News

    Caldicott: 'Considerable' public support for data sharing

    2016-04-21T11:21:00Z

    There is “considerable” public support for sharing anonymised health data with third parties, according to the unpublished findings of national data guardian Dame Fiona Caldicott.

  • Data
    News

    HSCIC renamed NHS Digital and new chair hired

    2016-04-20T14:15:00Z

    The Health and Social Care Information Centre has appointed a new chair and been renamed NHS Digital.

  • Kingsley Manning
    News

    HSCIC chair steps down

    2016-02-08T12:05:00Z

    Kingsley Manning to step down in May He has been in post since May 2013 “Next stage” of the HSCIC’s development should be led by new chair, he says Kingsley Manning is to step down as chair of the Health and Social Care Information Centre, ...

  • NHS estates
    News

    Carter report: Hospitals face new limits on underused land

    2016-01-22T17:45:00Z

    Carter recommends hospitals be ordered to operate with no more than 35 per cent non-clinical floor space and 2.5 per cent unoccupied or underused space DH should set up “invest to save energy fund” to cut down on power bills All trusts must be at average or ...

  • Axe
    News

    HSCIC faces 30 per cent grant cut

    2016-01-22T17:10:00Z

    30 per cent cut to HSCIC grant based on spending review assumptions, finance chief says Cut yet to be confirmed by Department of Health Spending review showed non-ringfenced NHS bodies faced big cuts The Health and Social Care Information Centre has estimated it faces a ...

  • Ipad
    News

    NHS England advertises for Kelsey replacement

    2016-01-13T10:39:00Z

    NHS England begins search for first chief information and technology officer Job advert says role will be a “visible and influential leadership position” Candidate will oversee “strategic procurement and successful implementation” of IT priorities NHS England has launched the recruitment process for its first chief ...

  • Innovation and technology
    HSJ Knowledge

    Best of 2015: Innovation

    2015-12-30T07:03:00Z

    For the Christmas and new year break we have brought you a round up of HSJ’s best practice highlights of 2015. Today our focus is on innovation and technology

  • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
    News

    Push for private sector to tackle endoscopy backlog delayed

    2015-12-02T12:12:00Z

    Accreditation issues slow the take-up of independent sector endoscopy services Mobile private capacity could be used in areas where there is no existing capacity Five trusts responsible for four-fifths of long waiters, latest quarterly data shows NHS providers’ attempts to deal with an endoscopy backlog ...

  • Smoke
    News

    Mapped: More than half of providers missing emissions targets

    2015-11-27T00:01:00Z

    Less than half of NHS providers are on track to meet carbon reduction targets enshrined in law.

  • Street light maintenance
    News

    Trusts ‘make do and mend’ as capital investment squeeze hits estates repairs

    2015-11-12T07:00:00Z

    “High risk” maintenance problems up 30pc year on year, as capital investments falls Estates director warns “make do and mend” approach to maintenance will impact safety Imperial College Healthcare would have to spend £39m to deal with high risk backlog NHS providers face costs of ...

  • Medeanalytics
    HSJ Partners

    The power of joined up data to understand population health

    2015-11-04T00:00:00Z

    Linked data breaks down the traditional medical model of care delivery, writes Helen Parslow

  • Mental health
    News

    Fewer mental health patients seen in community despite rising demand

    2015-10-26T15:38:00Z

    Community based mental health services are seeing fewer mental health patients despite a rise in demand and more people are being detained under the Mental Health Act.

  • Nurse
    News

    Growth of nurse workforce slows as 'NHS finances bite'

    2015-09-23T12:33:00Z

    The growth rate in NHS nurse numbers in England has halved this year compared to last year, with experts claiming the slowdown could mark a return to trusts prioritising budgets over safe staffing. 

  • Tim Kelsey
    News

    Exclusive: Tim Kelsey to leave NHS England

    2015-09-17T12:00:00Z

    Tim Kelsey, one of NHS England’s most high profile board members, is leaving the organisation to take a new job in Australia.

  • Andy Williams Chief Executive of the HSCIC
    News

    HSCIC chief promises commissioners easier data access

    2015-09-17T07:00:00Z

    Commissioners will be better able to obtain and use patient data from 2017, the chief executive of the Health and Social Care Information Centre has told HSJ.