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Past Projects

2014 - 2015 -  IT Development​

NHSmail Local Email Accreditation.                                                                    

A Project to implement ISB 1596 Secure Email Specification for HIS Email services to ensure they meet minimum criteria for secure transfer of email. ​

Mobile Devices Deployment

To deploy mobile devices in the hospital to support the implementation of major systems this financial year, such as eMEWS, ePrescribing and Clinical Portal.

​Primary Care Projects


​E-Lloyd George

Digitisation of primary care Lloyd George records across Halton St Helens & knowsley. 

Secondary Care Projects


​RFID implementation

Trust device tracking functionality.

​Southport and Ormskirk Pathology

This project involves the provision of IT services into Southport and Ormskirk pathology departments to enable St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS trust to provide a full pathology service to Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust.


2014 - 2015 - Current Systems Development ​
Shared Projects  

Additional Windows 7 office 2010 upgrades

​Migrated over 6000 Devices to Windows 7.

​Electronic Palliative Care Coordination System

The system will improve co-ordination between services in End of Life Care work.

Enterprise Infrastructure upgrades - Integration Engine         

Integration Engine upgrades to support Clinical portal and additional health economy interfaces.

Clinical and Patient Portal

An interactive clinical portal which will join up systems and consolidate all information. Patient information will be displayed immediately from one view. The system will deliver the ability for health stakeholders to access information (where appropriate) based on their role.

Infection Prevention, Control and Surveillance System (ICNet)                                                                                                                       

This project will ensure access to key real time data (laboratory results) at the bedside by Infection Control Nurses, Matrons and Ward Managers. This will eliminate the need to manually input data and will remove the current paper based systems for Hospital Acquired Infection alerts, tracking and audit.

​Summary care record and Graphnet Replacemet

​This project will facilitate the deployment of the summary care record and the secure and accurate extraction of patient data from GP practice clinical systems. This will then be made available via a data repository in a summarised form to other approved Health Care Professionals e.g. A&E Dept. within the local Health Community to support direct patient care.

​Primary Care Projects  

​GP Radiology Order Communications

The deployment of ICE Radiology requesting and resulting software will enable Primary Care staff to be able to order Radiology tests and review verified results using the same system as they currently use for Pathology requests and results.

​GP Electronic Prescribing (EPS2) implementation

This will enable GPs and prescribers in primary care to send prescriptions electronically to a pharmacy of the patient's choice, making the prescribing and dispensing process more efficient and convenient for patients and staff.

EMIS Automated Arrivals and Communication System

This project will see the procurement and installation of patient self-check in systems in all member practices and branch premises. This system is an EMIS Module and is fully compatible with the EMISWeb clinical systems in place across Knowsley.

EMIS IQ Searches and Reports

This approach will enable the interrogation of the EMIS web system to allow data outputs to be produced at Practice, Locality and CCG levels.

​Further EMIS Web implementation

Primary care GP systems moving onto a new web based EMIS system across Halton St Helens & Knowsley ​

​Secondary Care Projects

​Electronic Document Management Service (EDMS v4)

This project will see the deployment of a new version of EDMS. The new version modernises the look and feel of the product, enhances existing functionality and improves electronic workflow processes with the introduction of worklists for clinicians to easily view letters awaiting review and/or authorization.

Electronic modified early warning scores (eMEWS)

An Electronic Early Warning Scoring System (eMEWS) that can be used in adults and children's care settings. The system will remind staff when observations are due, alert when observations are overdue and automatically calculate scores.

Electronic Prescribing System

To procure and implement an electronic prescribing and medicine administration system that brings patient drug history into one location and reduces medication errors by replacing hand written prescriptions. The system will enable medication administration and verification to be managed electronically from order to supply


​Implementation of this electronic rostering system will replace the variable paper based processes that are currently used for the majority of staff rosters. The new system will provide whole hospital view of current real time staffing status and to enable the Trust to quickly redeploy staff if required.

​Opera Theatre System

​Procurement and implementation of a new theatre system to replace the current Ormis system.

​Order Comunications for outpatients

Improving patient care with timely communication between referrers and Radiology and Pathology departments. Orders and results cannot be lost and reducing delays in treatment by reducing delays from ordering to resulting.

​Community and Mental Health Projects

​5BP clinical information system RIO inc child health

To support the implementation of the RIO system throughout 5Borough Partnership Trust.

​Video and Teleconferencing

Identification of video conferencing requirements based on 5BP informatics strategy. Procurement of video conferencing technology and implementation of solution.

Support for the development of Skype based video conferencing.


​TPP (SystmOne) Community

​Providing RA, training and infrastructure support services to enable the Bridgewater planned deployment of the TPP SystmOne community information system throughout the St Helens and Halton division.

​TPP (System One) Child Health

Providing RA, training, infrastructure and child health system management services to deploy the child health module of the TPP (SystmOne) system throughout the St Helens and Halton divisions of Bridgewater.

Support for Leigh New Build

5 Boroughs Partnership are building a new mental health centre in Leigh. The facilities will replace the current mental health services located at Leigh Infirmary.

The Commissioning of the build will require further technology such as digital VOIP phone services, Wi-Fi and associated desktop services.




IT Developments 2013 - 2014​
Shared Projects           

Data Quality Improvement Programme

Create awareness of data quality issues, provide tools and resources to resolve the issues, getting it right first time.

Support for CQUIN projects

Project delivered Acute to primary care interoperability Inc. Electronic versions of discharge summaries, A&E Summaries of attendance and patient correspondence sent electronically to primary care systems.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Initiative

Enabled to provide over 1000 staff secure access to corporate email services and internet access through the corporate WiFI network, from registered personal mobile devices.

Primary Care Projects


Support for St Helens CCG proactive care programme

​Deployed mobile devices and dementia app software to all St Helens GPs.

E Lloyd George

Digitisation of primary care Lloyd George records across Halton St Helens & knowsley.

Secondary Care Projects​


E-Prescribing Procurement

Governed the Specification, tendering, and selection of an e-prescribing system ready to implement.

E-MEWS system business case

​Developed the financial and quality case for an electronic patient vital signs monitoring system.

Clinical Patient Portal                                                                                           

Improving quality of care and reducing clinical risk by maximising decision making, and allowing sharing of patient data across multiple NHS and patient settings,

the need for some patients to view and add information to their care record to complete their care

Community and Mental Health Projects


​5BP personal project and mobile device deployment

Tested, Built and deployed 980 laptops across all sites within 5BP.


System Developments 2013 - 2014​
Shared Projects           

Windows 7 office 2010 upgrade

Migrated over 6000 Devices to Windows 7.

Mersey Micro App

Developed and deployed the Mersey Micro antibiotic prescribing app registered with MHRA.

​Primary Care Projects


​EMIS Web implementation

Successfully changed 80% of the Primary care GP systems to a new web based EMIS system across Halton St Helens & Knowsley.

​GP EPS2 implementation / Summary care record (Halton & St Helens)

​​Implemented Electronic transfer of Prescriptions from GPs to pharmacy across 40% of Halton St Helens & Knowsley.
Implemented Summary care record sharing to Halton & St Helens.

Primary care Wi-Fi

Rolled out to GP's to enhance communications in the primary care setting.

Secondary Care Projects​


Order communications for outpatients

Deployed Order communications and results reporting to 50% of outpatients settings.

A&E system upgrade

​Deployed a new clinically designed and integrated A&E system upgrade successfully.

Community and Mental Health Projects


​Bridgewater Community Systems implementation PARIS / TPP

Supported the deployment of TPP SystmOne in Halton & St Helens Community with IT, RA and training resources.

​Maternity System for Halton

Provided technical services to deploy digital pens for Halton Midwifery service.

Bridgewater Wide Dental system project

Deployed a central dental system to over 700 users across 25 Dental practices across Cheshire, Wigan, Trafford, Bolton, Halton & St Helens, in 6 months.

​5BP clinical information system RIO inc child health

​Responsible for review, creation and ownership of infrastructure, integration and data migration RiO project workstreams.

​Support for walk-in centre plus systems.

Delivered the infrastructure and system interoperability required to support the enhancement of the Kirby Walk-in Centre service.

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