Articles by Reece Armstrong


GP practice triples online patients

A GP practice in Cumbria has tripled the number of patients registered to use its online services thanks to an informational campaign. The news comes as practices across England have been aiming to get 10% of their patients registered for online services by the end of March. In an attempt to meet this target, the…


CQC takes action against online pharmacies

The Care and Quality Commission (CQC) has found that four online pharmacies are potentially putting patients “at risk of harm” because of relaxed standards. The CQC published inspection reports on four online pharmacies that highlight examples of inappropriate medicines being prescribed, insufficient checks on patients’ identity, poor recording of patients’ medical histories and a lack…


NHS Wales to use information management for paediatric diabetes

A new project in Wales will enable all NHS Wales Paediatric Diabetes Units to collect patient information in a consistent manner. The national project, funded by the Welsh government, involves the All-Wales Diabetes Implementation Group in partnership with The Children and Young People’s Wales Diabetes Network. The project has commissioned Hicom’s paediatric diabetes patient management…

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