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  • Beverley Bryant

    Exclusive: Top NHS director quits to join private firm


    NHS Digital board member Beverley Bryant to leave for private sector role Bryant’s exit is second top level NHS Digital departure in five months Bryant to join System C Graphnet Care Alliance NHS Digital senior director Beverley Bryant is set to leave the ...

  • Beverley Bryant

    New NHS Digital boss urged not to ‘divert from current track’


    Bryant advises incoming chief ‘not to re-invent what has already been agreed’ New chief will need to learn to navigate ‘bonkers’ relationships with other system leaders System requires ‘stability of message, policy and strategy’, says Bryant An outgoing senior NHS Digital director has urged the body’s new chief ...

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    Tim Kelsey hired as Australia's digital health chief


    Ex-NHS England director appointed to Australian government digital agency Digital Health Agency has been created to lead “My Health Record” project Mr Kelsey left England at the beginning of the year to join IT firm Telstra Tim Kelsey, formerly NHS England’s national director of patients ...

  • Innovation and technology

    Exclusive: NHS England to appoint CCIO


    NHS England recruiting another substantial senior appointment Move follows call from senior government adviser to beef up CCIO role across NHS CCIO is one of three new roles which are part of significant restructure of NHS England’s tech team NHS England is looking to recruit ...

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    NHS England recruiting for new senior digital role


    National commissioner recruiting for a new “director of digital experience” Move is latest step of a substantial restructure of NHS England’s senior technology team following departure of Tim Kelsey The director will report to a new chief information and technology officer NHS England are recruiting ...

  • Data protection

    Up to 1.5m opt out of, new data suggests


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

  • Kingsley Manning

    Exclusive: Departing boss blames leadership for tech woes


    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, ...

  • Technology

    Hunt’s digital guru assembles multinational review team


    Professor Robert Wachter to prepare NHS digital review to be published this summer US based expert understood to have recruited team with broad range of expertise from UK, US and Europe Advisers expected to include David Brailer, who was the first US national coordinator for health, and ...

  • Ipad

    NHS England advertises for Kelsey replacement


    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 ...

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    Hunt commits to NHS-wide free wi-fi target


    All NHS buildings to provide free wi-fi to improve clinical outcomes and patient experience, health secretary says £1bn was set aside for NHS technology projects in the government’s spending review. No timeframe for the target, but DH calls it “the latest step” towards a paperless NHS by ...

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    End Game: Farewell to the wee man of the NHS


    Tim Kelsey was bid adieu with choice quotes and a curious case of 40 names

  • Circit board

    NHS England signs off 90 digital roadmap groups


    NHS England approves 90 groups to map out how local health economies will be paperless at the point of care by 2020 52 of the groups involve one CCG bringing together its providers within its borders; 38 involve multiple CCGs Public Health England chief knowledge officer ...

  • Wifi

    Technology £1bn could be tied to free wi-fi goal, Kelsey predicts


    Tim Kelsey “predicts” NHS organisations should commit to making their estate free wi-fi zones if they want share of CSR £1bn Outgoing NHS England director tells National Information Board summit free wi-fi could be “a core standard requirement/opportunity” NHS organisations should commit to making their estates ...

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    Exclusive: NHS England to recruit new tech chief


    NHS England has set out the leadership structure it will put in place to drive its digital vision after the departure of Tim Kelsey, who has led on the agenda for the last three and a half years.

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    ​End Game: Meet Australia’s next top model


    Kate Moss vs Tim Kelsey

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    Research for NHS England recommends £8.2bn spend on IT


    The NHS would need to spend around £8.2bn on upgrading its digital capabilities to achieve up to an estimated £13.7bn of savings by 2020-21, according to key research commissioned by NHS England.

  • Beverley Bryant

    NHS England to rate providers on tech with new index


    A new index will rate NHS providers’ technological capabilities and eventually be part of the statutory regulatory regime, an NHS England director has told HSJ.

  • Richmond house

    Revealed: DH’s spending review bid for up to £5.6bn IT funding


    A Department of Health bid to the government spending review has said the NHS will need up to £5.6bn to deliver its technology plans, HSJ has learned.

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    Survey: Funding pressures are holding up the paperless NHS


    Senior managers share their views

  • Man holding paper towards the viewer

    Is urgent action on health service digitisation 'a moral imperative'?


    Civica to donate £5 to charity for every completed survey