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EMIS Web deployed to more than 3000 practices (EHI)

October 5, 2013 — administrator

EMIS Web has now been deployed to over 3000 GP practices - with 2000 of these being deployed in the past year. EHI reported this week that the number was revealed at the EMIS National User Group conference in Nottingham this week.

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TPP release Apple iOS app for SystmOne's SystmOnline functionality

October 3, 2013 — administrator

TPP yesterday announced that their APP for SystmOnline  is now available now in the iTunes store. It was approved by Apple and is now available for download. 

This will be a welcome application for the many users of SystmOnline (a feature to allow patients to order repeat medication, book and cancel appointments and other functionality) as accessing the website through a handheld device can sometimes be tricky because of limited screen space. 

Your Guide to the Enhanced Data Sharing Model (EDSM) and TPP SystmOne

October 1, 2013 — administrator

As the new sharing model of EDSM V3.01 is rolled out across the country, we get a lot of people asking us what it is, how it will affect them and if they need to know about it. This guide will explain everything you need to know and will explain how it will affect you as a SystmOne user.

Digital care plans by 2015

September 29, 2013 — administrator
Everyone with a long-term condition or disability must have a digital personalised care plan accessible online or via a mobile phone app by 2015, under a package of measures launched today by NHS England.
Transforming Participation in Health and Care is online guidance to commissioners that promotes the use of technology to put patients and their carers at the centre of treatment decision making.

TPP makes SystmOne's Appointments System Drag-and-drop (finally)

August 7, 2013 — administrator

In what will surely be one of the most welcome updates to SystmOne in recent times, TPP have finally made their appointments ledger drag and drop. 

This has long been one of the most requested features, and in our experience, one of the most obvious to have, and now it's here. 

Go on and try it! Log in and have some fun!

TPP SystmOne stable through BT N3 Mobile Health Worker VPN

July 2, 2013 — administrator

BT N3 have launched a new remote access product for NHS mobile working and provides a secure and seamless connection into a trust's network from anywhere via the NHS National Network (N3).

It provides remote access capabilities across a wide range of devices and operating systems such as Windows 7 and 8, Android phones and tablets, as well as Apple devices such as iPads and iPhones.

If your mobile signal drops for any reason, and as long as you reconnect within 30 minutes, the VPN connection will be there waiting for you.

GPs expected to provide 24/7 'decision support' under proposed out-of-hours revamp

June 20, 2013 — administrator

GPs will have to be available 24/7 to offer ‘decision support’ in order to prevent patients from being admitted to hospital under a plan to radically reform the urgent care system published by NHS England today.

The move is proposed as part of a package of suggested measures to improve the care of patients seven days a week, including holding GP telephone consultations out-of-hours’ and a guarantee that patients can have ‘same-day access’ to GPs who are ‘integrated with their GP practice’.

Oxfordshire CCG has just 0.5% of its budget remaining for this financial year

June 20, 2013 — administrator

A CCG has allocated all but £3.3m of its £658m budget - 0.5% - for this financial year with nine months still remaining, sparking fears that it may not be able to fund practices to provide extra services.

Oxfordshire CCG said that it has allocated the £654.7m on planned acute, community and health services as increases in the cost of emergency care had put it under pressure. Its chair insisted the CCG will not run out of money.

However, local GP leaders warned the lack of remaining budget would adversely affect GPs.