Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh gets ready for #HISGoLive

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh gets ready for #HISGoLive

Image: The Royal Albert Infirmary, part of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust.

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust has set a go-live date for its deployment of Allscripts Sunrise; and created a Twitter hashtag on which people can follow its progress.


To Scan or not to Scan. That is the question

To Scan or not to Scan. That is the question.




The NHS was founded in 1948 and while the delivery of clinical care has evolved over these last 60 years, the collection; storage and retrieval of clinical information has changed little, (although a lot of promises have been made!) It was envisaged in the late 90’s that by this time (2016) we would all have electronic records.

We are still waiting!


'How to LinkedIn'


With the launch of our IHRIM LinkedIn page, we thought it may be helpful to provide a short overview of LinkedIn for those who haven't used it before.


If you already have LinkedIn – Connect with us! https://uk.linkedin.com/in/ihrim-uk-112622114


Images @EPRArms



'Jimmy come over here and join my selfie'.


A crowd from the hospital gathered around another smiling leaver - Jimmy Rainsford. They were dropping like flies these days. All ‘Boomers’ ready to start their new life of bliss and pensions. Lucky blighters.


'Here Mate,' he said to me, 'can you take us a selfie'

'Hardly a selfie then eh?'

'Arms ain't long enough Bud'

'OK. Right. Now then. Say ‘Cheese!'’ I frame them all in the viewfinder.



IFHIMA's 18th International Conference

In a few months, IFHIMA will be holding its 18th international conference in Tokyo Japan, from October 12 to October 14, 2016.


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