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Canoe weekend in North Devon

Canoe weekend in North Devon

David Birkinshaw is an enthusiastic canoeist and often entertains us in the office with his talk about his club’s weekends away. Here’s Dave and his fellow club members in action – he’s the one in the blue canoe with the red...
The changing role of IT in the NHS

The changing role of IT in the NHS

“We only put the boxes on the desk and the cables in the wall!” If I had a penny for every time an IT Manager said that to me, then I would have 76p! But seriously, the days are gone when IT “just” puts boxes on desks and cables in walls. Yes, I know that putting...
The end of the National Programme: when to decide

The end of the National Programme: when to decide

The National Programme is dead; it is an ex-National Programme; it is no more. Exaggeration? Well maybe a little. Some of it is alive and healthy: RiO deployments and upgrades are still expected for Release 2 in over 60 Trusts across London and the South; N3 is...
IT and Patient Care

IT and Patient Care

Can NHS IT impact on patient care? Unfortunately, there are a few examples where an IT “disaster” such as a network outage or a virus outbreak have adversely impacted patient care – cancelled appointments, closed theatres, sending some patients to neighbouring Trusts....

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