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National Programme for IT in the NHS

Better information for health, where and when it's needed

NHS Connecting for Health is delivering the National Programme for IT to bring modern computer systems into the NHS which will improve patient care and services. Over the next ten years, the National Programme for IT will connect over 30,000 GPs in England to almost 300 hospitals and give patients access to their personal health and care information, transforming the way the NHS works.

What's new?

  • Safety First: how NHS Connecting for Health is making sure its systems are safe
  • Involving patients: how NHS Connecting for Health is consulting with patients and the public to help shape the National Programme for IT in the NHS
  • 2006 CRDB Annual Conference: this year's event will take place on Thursday 23 November and online booking will be available shortly
  • RCN leaflet: a new RCN leaflet encouraging nurses to become more involved with new computer systems and services in the NHS has been welcomed by NHS Connecting for Health
  • Professor Denis J Protti's World View 12: Professor Protti explores the benefits of providing health care at a distance using IT, in his latest World View

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