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  • Close up of a surgeon operating
    In response to the Department of Health’s ‘Liberating the NHS: An Information Revolution’ consultation, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has conducted one of the largest engagement exercises that it has ever undertaken, bringing its expertise to bear on a holistic approach to the informatics challenges.
  • Close-up of hands (medical teamwork)
    Professor Stephen Kay and Dr Glyn Hayes discuss how the government’s Big Society programme might affect the state of UK health informatics and look at how BCS and UKCHIP promote professionalism in complementary ways.
  • Blood transfusion
    The UK blood services are unique NHS organisations regulated in a similar way to the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.
  • Matthew Swindells
    Matthew Swindells, Chair of BCS Health, set out his view on the future of health informatics and how BCS can get involved at a presentation to the BCS Health Informatics Scotland Annual Conference in Glasgow earlier this year.
  • Doctors viewing MRI scans
    Following on from the coalition’s recent white paper on health ‘Equity and Excellence’ there will be a widespread consultation on the development of a new information strategy for health and social care.