Established by the Department of Health and chaired by NHS England’s National Director for Patients and Information, Tim Kelsey, the National Information Board has set out a vision for how technology should work harder and better for patients and citizens by 2020. *|MC:SUBJECT|*
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November 17th, 2014
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Established by the Department of Health and chaired by NHS England’s National Director for Patients and Information, Tim Kelsey, the National Information Board has set out a vision for how technology should work harder and better for patients and citizens by 2020.

New plans set to revolutionise UK healthcare
 
New Services

Over 165 local authorities and national agencies have pooled together their data sets to support the re-launch of roadworks.org, a free-to-view national website that provides up-to-date roadwork locations and congestion information for drivers.

Digital service roadworks.org re-launched
 
Policy

Dame Fiona Caldicott, the first National Data Guardian commented on the role: “As the first National Data Guardian I am committed to holding the health and social care system to account and acting on behalf of patients and care users.”

National Data Guardian appointed to monitor the security of digital health records
 

Information technology must act as a “pillar” to support the future success of the NHS, commented health secretary Jeremy Hunt.

IT must support success of NHS, says Hunt
 
Research & Trends

According to new research, patient records held by the NHS are in breach of data laws on a regular basis, as files are lost or distributed in violation of data protection legislation.

Research suggests NHS continually breaks data laws
 
Conferences and Events

On December 9th, delegates will get the opportunity to learn from experienced practitioners from across the public sector with invaluable knowledge and experience of leading innovative change initiatives at both a local and national scale.

Managing change: public services beyond 2015
 
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