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NHS e-Referral - latest news

August 31, 2017
N3 (previously NHSnet and now HSCN) has been the backbone of NHS secure network communications since 2004 and underpinned the launch of Choose and Book (now NHS eReferral), Electronic Prescriptions, NHS Care Records and PACS (Picture Archiving Communications Systems). From the 1st April 2017 the backbone system is now called HSCN which stands for Health & Social Care Network. The ...learn more


The Madness of the NHS

November 26, 2016

In this weekends Daily Telegraph the headline news is “NHS to use private firms to beat the winter crisis.” This is...

Sheffield NHS Choioce

Tale of Two Cities

April 18, 2016

How can two Cities 40 miles apart offer such radically different access to NHS services? Sheffield with a population of...


e-Referral 6 Months on

January 18, 2016

e-Referral 6 Months on. e-Referral, it is now 6 months since the changeover from Choose & Book (C&B) over the weekend 13th...

Independent Sector NHS Chartwell

Independent Sector Top Providers

November 16, 2015

The Independent Sector (IS) have been using Choose & Book / e-Referral since the system was fully deployed in  2005....

Top 10 Physiotherapy & Podiatry

June 29, 2015

Continuing our Top 10 theme we now look at Physiotherapy & Podiatry. Five categories of Providers are classified as NHS Trust,...

Top 10 Diagnostics

June 24, 2015

Diagnostics imaging is currently limited to Ultrasound and MRI with only a small number of other examinations on offer, mainly...