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25/03/2015 - 07:16
From 1 April 2015 we are all obliged to be in a position to offer Patient Online Access to the basic summary care record content. To make sure you are ready for this see our Quick Start Guide at http...
28/11/2014 - 22:46
Patient-identifiable data will soon be extracted from GP systems and placed in a large database under government control. The General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) was set up to be a nationally...
10/10/2014 - 11:57
Please find attached the documents from this year's AGM held on the 25 September 2014 at the EMCC, Nottingham.
07/10/2014 - 16:36
Among the extremely useful sessions at this years EMIS NUG conference was an update from Dawn Monaghan of the Information Commissioner's Office on the duties and requirements on General Practice...
30/07/2014 - 10:59
Financial Accounts Year End 2013 now available (member-only)
10/07/2014 - 13:33
The National User Group is pleased to note that EMIS has agreed and signed a Deed of Undertaking for Data Processing. This fulfils the same legal function and confers the same protection on practices...
28/02/2014 - 19:03
The NUG would like to propose replacing care.data with a system based on the original principles and design of the General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) and Pseudonymisation at Source (PAS)....
19/02/2014 - 18:18
The EMIS NUG welcomes the announcement by NHS England that the care.data extractions have been postponed until September. Let us hope that this will now give some time to discuss the precise...
18/01/2014 - 12:43
After a delay of several months and extended discussions with the ICO NHS England has now sent out its patient information leaflets for care.data and the extractions will start in the next few weeks...
18/11/2013 - 13:34
Reports are now available from our recent AGM
05/10/2013 - 13:26
  Invitation: Join GP Systems of Choice Partners   As part of the re-procurement of the GP System of Choice framework, we are trying to evidence the real benefits to practices, patients,...
05/10/2013 - 13:26
As part of the re-procurement of the GP System of Choice framework, we are trying to evidence the real benefits to practices, patients, commissioning groups and the NHS of providing central funding...
02/10/2013 - 21:09
An interview with Neil Laycock, Managing Director, EMIS Interoperability - the sharing of information between different systems – is a term rarely out of the healthcare headlines. But when it comes...
30/07/2013 - 15:15
IMPORTANT CHANGES TO HOW WE HANDLE YOUR PERSONAL DATA Are you aware that your personal medical information that you share with your GP or other healthcare professional is about to be extracted and...
29/07/2013 - 22:07
1.1 Background The EMIS NUG is working on behalf of its members to help clarify the information governance arrangements relevant to NHS England’s care.data initiative in order to help provide the...
28/03/2013 - 13:40
Patient-identifiable data will soon be extracted from GP systems and placed in a large database under government control. The General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) was set up to be a nationally...
27/03/2013 - 13:46
The EMISNUG are concerned about the extent of patient identifiable data planned in the careuk.data extract mandated from the Health and Social Care Information Centre via the General Practice...
17/07/2012 - 11:59
For many years most Scottish practices have used GPASS as their clinical software. It seems however, that the functionality was insufficient to cope with the GP contract and practices have or will be...
17/07/2012 - 11:29
The NUG is keen to engage the growing number of EMIS users in Scotland, but how? We’ve found that few Scottish users are represented at the NUG conference in Warwick. There are also a number of new...

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