UK government outlines plans to transform National Health Service
- EMIS asks for practice data. // Pulse;4/18/2012, Vol. 72 Issue 14, p13
The article reports that systems provider Egton Medical Information Systems Ltd. (EMIS) has asked permission from its customers regarding the extraction of data into a central patient data service initiated by the National Health Service in Great Britain in 2012.
- Care.data put on hold. Praities, Nigel // Pulse;Mar2014, p18
The article reports on the delay of data-sharing scheme by the Great Britain National Health Service (NHS) to build better understanding on patient records.
- Error report. Spence, Des // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;2/28/2009, p548
In this article the author discuses a national integrated records system which was developed by Great Britain's National Health Service (NHS). He is critical of problems which have been seen with the system and of an apparent inability to develop a secure, intranet based solution that is shared...
- Outside In. Newnham, David // Nursing Standard;3/24/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 29, p26
In this article the author argues that while there are legitimate security and confidentiality concerns regarding Great Britain's National Health Service (NHS) summary care records scheme, the ability of health providers to share patient information is important for continuity of care.
- GPs must embrace the information revolution. Fisher, Brian // Pulse;2/15/2012, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p14
The author discusses the target of the British government that all National Health Service (NHS) patients should have online access to their general practice (GP) records by 2015, wherein he highlights that access improves the relationships between doctors and their patients.
- Government wants you to access medical records on your phone. // Computer Act!ve;9/16/2015, Issue 458, p7
The article reports on the plan of Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary in Great Britain, to let the people and National Health Service (NHS) patients have an access on their medical records through smartphones.
- Your life in their hands. Aron, Jacob // New Scientist;2/22/2014, Vol. 221 Issue 2957, p24
The article discusses plans by the British National Health Service (NHS) to form a database of anonymous medical records of everyone in the country that can be accessed by researchers, focusing on the author's argument that the system does not ensure privacy.
- Analysis: What next for care.data? // GP: General Practitioner;3/3/2014, p21
The article reports that the plan to share British National Health Service (NHS) medical data through the care.data program has been put on hold. Topics discussed include civil liberty groups' concern over privacy, NHS England's agreement to send leaflets to households to educate the public...
- Researchers denied access to records without consent. Dyer, Clare // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;1/31/2009, p256
The article focuses on the British government's decision to allow researchers to access medical records without patients' consent. Opposition to this change in the draft handbook of the National Health Service's constitution include the United Kingdom Council for Caldicott Guardians and the...