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NHS: Health Informatics

Volume 708: debated on Monday 2 March 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Health Informatics Review implementation report will be published; and how they intend to support primary care trusts in implementing the recommendations of the Health Informatics Review. [HL1326]

The second stage of the health informatics review will be published by the end of March 2009.

Primary care trust chief executives will continue to lead local health informatics programmes to ensure that informatics underpins the implementation of service transformation. Guidance and more detailed expectations are provided in Informatics Planning Guidance 2009-10, published alongside the NHS Operating Framework 2009-10.

Both documents, published on 8 December 2008, have already been placed in the Library and can also be accessed from the department's website at