The introduction of more and more technologies, integration of information and new models of care is presenting the NHS with workforce challenges.
Following a comprehensive qualification, tender and audit process, Ideal Health Consultants Ltd. are delighted to announce that we have been appointed to the Health Trust Europe (HTE) Total Workforce Solutions Framework.
Various NHS Trusts across the country have experienced the loss of patient data – (raising the awareness of a deeper look into cyber security)
Significant revenue, time and energy are invested in new IT systems designed to support Community and Mental Health trusts in working more efficiently and to deliver better outcomes for patients.
In short: YES! A recent survey of NHS Trusts has also found that 28 NHS Trusts have been hit by ransomware attacks in the last year therefore reinforcing the need for action.
IT budgets and delivery success are in the spotlight following Lord Carter’s final report, which calls on the NHS to produce improvements in many areas.
Many IM&T departments have embarked on significant validation initiative to ensure the data they collect is accurate and that the Trust is able to report the best possible performance across targets such as the RTT.
Lord Carter’s report states that Trust proposals should include ‘plans to commit to national shared service models’. In support of this work, NHS Improvement is developing a national IM&T back office spend benchmarks as well as HR, procurement and finance.
With so many overlapping initiatives it is sometimes easy to forget that each one has to be sold if it is to succeed.