Tag: Connecting for Health
Ministers have agreed to give the American company responsible for the “unworkable” NHS database NPfIT almost £1 billion in health contracts, The Daily Telegraph can disclose. The National Audit Office criticised the NPfIT NHS database project for being poor value for money, patchy and long overdue. Computer Sciences Corporation, (CSC) an American IT firm, previously […]
Posted: February 22nd, 2012 under Conservatives, IT Disasters, Labour Waste, NHS Cash Shortages, Preventable Crisis, Uncategorized.
Tags: Connecting for Health, Conservatives, IT disaster, Labour shambles, nhs cash shortages, NPfIT
A new study to better understand what prevents people from using information technology to help them manage their health and care has found that few people have even heard of the three major NHS health information websites. The study commissioned by Connecting for Health, looked at how social groups who may be excluded from electronic […]
Posted: November 19th, 2010 under Health, Health Direct, Health Websites, National Health Service, NHS, Uncategorized.
Tags: Connecting for Health, Health, Health Websites, IT disaster, National Health Service, NHS, NHS Choices, NHS fiasco, NHS waste, NPfIT
The Department of Health has spent almost £500 million on management consultants, including deals with firms which have hired senior Labour figures and high ranking civil servants.The disclosure of more than 100 contracts worth a total of £470 million last night engulfed the labour Government in accusations of “cronyism”. Among those recruited by the favoured […]
Posted: August 11th, 2010 under Uncategorized.
Tags: Andrew Lansley, Bliar, BMA, Connecting for Health, DoH, labour liars, Labour shambles, nhs cash shortages, Patricia Hewitt, RCN, TaxPayers Alliance
The NHS’s Connecting for Health CfH, NPfIT continues to push forward its plan to nationalise and centralise all medical records in England. This despite a misleading announcement from the Department of Health that uploads to the Summary Care Record (SCR) aka Snoopers Charter are ‘on hold’. In just the last few days, the medical press […]
Posted: May 21st, 2010 under Uncategorized.
Tags: BMA, Connecting for Health, Health Direct, IT disaster, labour liars, labour spin, National Health Service, NHS, nhs cash shortages, NHS fiasco, NHS waste, NPfIT
The NHS has been accused of scaring patients into agreeing to have their personal information included on the controversial NPfIT electronic records database. The agency charged with rolling out the new system is warning of “adverse consequences” if people choose to opt out of the computerised network, which has been criticised as chaotic by doctors. […]
The NHS is sending millions of patient records and confidential medical notes to India for processing — despite a pledge by Labour that personal information would not be sent overseas. It is the first time that databases of names, addresses and NHS numbers of patients have been sent abroad, along with private information about medical […]
Posted: May 10th, 2010 under Uncategorized.
Tags: breast cancer, Cancer, Connecting for Health, data privacy, Health Direct, IT disaster, labour, labour liars, National Health Service, nhs cash shortages, NHS charges, NHS Choices, NHS fiasco, NHS Opt Out, NPfIT, opt out, Sexual health
The NHS reported the highest number of serious data breaches of any UK organisation since the end of 2007, the Information Commissioner’s Office says. David Smith, deputy commissioner at the ICO told the Infosec security conference the NHS had highlighted 287 breaches to it in the period. That accounts for more than 30% of the […]
Posted: May 4th, 2010 under Uncategorized.
Tags: Connecting for Health, data privacy, Doctors, GPs, Health Direct, IT disaster, labour, labour liars, labour spin, National Health Service, NHS, NHS fiasco, NHS Opt Out, opt out