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Records Management Code of Practice 2016

Dear IHRIM member,

The Information Governance Alliance (IGA) has published the new Records Management Code of Practice for Health and Social Care 2016.

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PRSB - Using email in health and social care

prsblogoeditedThis is a document produced by the Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) re use of email in health and social care for patients and healthcare professionals. There are many benefits of using and communicating by email and the aim is that it will become the norm, replacing posted mail and fax.

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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.

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Search for NHS England's new CITO drags on

Search for NHS England's new CITO drags on


Image: NHS England is opening a new recruitment round for a new “chief information and technology officer” following the departure of Tim Kelsey.

NHS England has extended its search for a new chief information and technology officer, after initial interviews failed to find a suitable candidate.

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To Scan or not to Scan. That is the question

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

 

 

INTRODUCTION

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!

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