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Sysadmins fail to fix NHS IT snafu, HUNDREDS of appointments cancelled

Shinobi87

Re: So...

also in Glasgow, I believe some of the 1st line helpdesk was outsourced at one point :)

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speaking from experience

everything is fully changed managed up there

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NHS trust to digitise millions of patient records

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PDF with unreadable forms manually updated with notes Id guess

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NHS GGC (Glasgow) did it first!

I worked on a Project for Greater Glasgow and Clyde 2 years ago which as part of it did this. as well as introducing scanning centres around sites do that paperwork (all of which had its own qr code and a qr code for each patient's ID number) all new data would be scanned and sorted on a Rhapsody server before being made available in a clinical portal. for records held offsite the following happened:

documents have a shelf-life of x years, if they are recalled before x, scan them verify them and destroy the originals, if not wait till x scan and destroy.

what interests me is that GGC is the biggest site in the UK and we did the project in a year for about 1/7th the cost

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Dead Rising 2

Shinobi87

best zombie movie

shaun of the dead

or

BRAINDEAD

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Koran-burning 'pastor' loses website

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@Hmm, isn't Judaism the precursor to Christianity?

my thoughts exactly. what an idiot this guy really is. hes just going to raise tensions and create conflicts. why is no one stopping him. I thought book burnings were illegal nowdays, its not the dark ages anymore ffs

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Flaming work laptop toasts cottage

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Flame

I bet she

tired to cool it down with a nice ice cold glass of water

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UK mobile networks more popular than ever

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@ PaulR79

beat me to it! only way id go into a 24 month would be if i can swap my phone after 12 asin free upgrade. not a chance im sticking with one phone more than 18 months ( i find that can be pushing it). maybe its just my experience but after 12 months phones see a sudden decline in quality they being to break, crash etc for no reason and nothing seems to fix them! screw that for 2 years!

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MOON SHRINKING FAST - shock NASA discovery

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Grenade

@Anonymous Coward "Secret aim"

Please tell me you are taking the piss. BAWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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BBC workers lose £240k of tech gear in two years

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@ Stuart 2

not such a biggie, that cost proably includes licences aswell. hell an x200 is about 1.3k not including licences for AV, office, enterprise win 7 etc. plus docking stations, extra power leads, laptop bags!

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Ten Essential... Symbian Apps

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but what about

Fring

Opera Mobile arguably better than mini

miRGGI - the only none java client for Symbian s60

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iPads for hospitals: is this a good idea?

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@Andy 17

depends on the volume. think the order has to be over 100,000 before it goes to tender

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@Anonymous Coward

thats why intel developed the MCA standard. any device that follows it must be sealed, infection proof and have a handle for easy carying. as part of our deployment all devices are cleaned before being returned to a charging dock (which can be connected to a monitor keyboard etc.

and in terms of radios. yea it is abit of rubbish, Dr's have used pagers and mobiles for years in wards, doesnt really cause any problems. the new official line in alot of places is that no phones means less disruption to sick patients etc! hell we have wifi in most of the hospitals here.

and again this is nothing to do with the old NHS lol!

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@Ocular Sinister

do you know how much the nhs spend on storage of paper records. Its a huge problem, this is why the NHS area I work for are spearheading an electronic record. saving mega millions and providing much more acurate data

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dont forget Motion c5's

we use these accross several sites for Electronic data capture in ward areas they also look alot better than the "tough books" and the new C5V has much better specs than the old ones. Doubt Ipads will take off

also @Richard 81:

"Also, if they were to start using tablets, shouldn't they have a slot for those NHS access cards?"

no, you can get them on most MCA based devises. BUT! i wouldnt really call it a secure login, as cards can be stolen and dupped. we use a mix of encryption software and AD authentication.

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Airline ejects passenger for being hungry

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yea im sure thats right

lets just remove him and call this guy arrogant and ignorant without knowing anything about the matter or the guy. good job :|

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Budget to cost over a million jobs: Official

Shinobi87

stop talking shit

problem with the public sector is to much middle managemeny. you will find the lower rungs of the workforce are the ones to get laid off while all the managers continue like nothing happens. this will get rid of the people who do the work not the slackers

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ISPs agree to cheaper contract buyouts

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really

It shouldnt cost a penny! as long as you give back any equipment they give you in working order it should be free! if you want to keep it you pay. same should apply to mobile phone companies

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Nintendo shows off 3D DS

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will it have

WPA instead of wep for once?

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O2 to step back from unlimited mobile data deals

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I'm sorry

are we going back in time? I thought we were meant to be moving away from stupid figures like this............ infact If i recall O2 had the best "fair useage" until now I see

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Drinking coffee offers no real benefit, say eggheads

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are you joking

Angel Delight is quality

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Britain's bank slashes tech jobs

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what a supprise

don't fire the morons who put you in the crap. fire all the people who support the company. same old story. IT is always first to go and then everyone cries about lack of support

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BlackBerry sees iPhone shrink in rear view mirror

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err

symbian????? where art thee?

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Discovery is go for April launch

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sorry but

poindexter...... who is actually called that

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BT ordered to share telegraph poles for fast broadband

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ok

Fair enough infrastructure should be paid for by ALL the providers! a set % a year of profit should go on developing infrastructure and that's across the board. but how come Virgin Media are allowed to hold onto their monopoly of cable? not really fair is it? I agree it should be nationalized, but be payed for by the providers, then they all get a share of it! that would allow competition

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Madoff geeks charged for writing book-cooking code

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yea....

cos they will be paying that 5mill back when they get out of jail! these fines nowdays are ****ing stupid

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Bloggers spring 'baccy happy landlord from slammer

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sarah

mines milk 2 sugars please..........

......and a fine cuban cigar

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Freesat BBC iPlayer beta gets red button access

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FAIL

agreed

why is this not wireless! all new devices of this type that rely on the web should support both. Id rather not drill through 3 walls and rip up 3 sets of flooring to get Iplayer on a freeview box, it would be cheaper to buy a WII and use the Iplayer chanel on that

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Employers call for end to Mickey Mouse degrees

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Flame

hmm

Some bits I agree some I don’t.

My Degree was abit watered down which is a terrible shame consider the amount of money I paid for it, It wasn't technical enough and thus left a lot of my fellow Graduates Frustrated at the lack of education compared to the costs! I agree too many people go to uni and do stupid degrees; one of my mates did "American Studies" which he admits is totally micky mouse. But ramping up costs isn’t really an answer is it. Its a recession people cant really afford things, expecting people to chuck money towards degree's isn’t going to happen. Maybe the answer is simply to make degrees more worth while by improving the value of the teaching, and/or make hybrid courses that allow you to study Industry certifications as part of the degree (eg. computing studies with an MCSA/E). Also for a lot of courses I ensure there are placements as It’s incredibly important to gain practical skills. However I wouldn’t charge 1/2the cost of a years tuition for this (as in my case my tutor came out twice for a total of 1 hour the university took 700quid, students the year after were meant to pay roughly 1500 for this which explains why 90% skipped the placement year

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US must redesign killer hot dogs

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FAIL

or

get them to CHEW their food, you dont drink hotdogs, you chew them and then you dont choke

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T-Mobile to revamp tariffs

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poor deal

what a crap deal, Im with 02 I got an n86 free of charge, £30 a month tariff that's unlimited(yes actually unlimited) web, 900 mins and 1200 texts! oh and this is after o2 tightened their belts on offers. Hopefully they will take Oranges deals when they merge as they have always been better than T-mobiles.

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Data watchdog slaps Southampton Uni hospital

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FAIL

wtf

I work for another NHS area, all our mobile devices are encrypted (albeit with Mccrapy safeboot) and anyone requiring portable storage gets an encrypted USB drive, we also use data loss prevention software that only allowed encrypted drives (and anything else we allow) to be plugged into other USB ports, not hard is it?

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MPs frozen out of super-secret copyright talks

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Troll

morons

<rant>

you know if all this was happening along side news like " Sony BMG in administration, Warner music shutting down simon cowel sells his house to live in a trailor, JLO so poor she has to eat super noodles for every meal" I might give a F**K but they are making crap loads of money still its stupid. they need to adapt. all the law suits and paying for morons to sit in meetings and hammer out anti pirate procedures is costing even more money! also that Zillllllllionnnnnnn dollars/pounds/euros/yen or whatever they claim to lose each year to piracy is known by everyone to be complete rubbish! why why why dont people put them in there place?

</rant>

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Orange chief engulfed by Apple Tablet feeding frenzy

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Coat

isnt this....

all a bit fruity

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Record labels seek DMCA-style UK takedowns

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FAIL

by that logic

couldn't i just make a search provider then just put loads of wares on the a server owned by me? surely it would also make wares search websites immune to being taken down as they do not host anything

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MS brings Project Natal to gamers' senses in Xmas 2010

Shinobi87

so...

.... M$ are hoping to convert all the wii users then with old games and and intuitive control system?

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Philip K. Dick's kid howls over Googlephone handle

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Coat

the question is

Will it pass the voigt-kompf (typo?) test!!!

And it better have longer than a 4 year life span!!

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Unused phone lines to be taxed for rural broadband

Shinobi87
FAIL

retards

the Gov get worse everyday! They increase the tax on everything and expect everyone who is struggling through the recession to be happy : "oh Vat is back up, oh my shopping costs more, my fuel costs more, things i enjoy like going to the pub costs more, oh ive been made redundant, oh now im being charged more on my phone, etc etc etc". they are idiots! they also think the min wage is a livable wage, yet when people go no it isn't they then fork out for benefits. instead of raising the wage, thus giving people a better quality of life, increasing public spending while decreasing government outgoings!

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McKinnon lawyers file last gasp extradition appeal

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FAIL

pleb

I think your country would be abit f***ed off to find out it no longer had missile sites on the uk, no longer had military support and no longer benefited from economic cooperation from the UK. also lets be honest. your an idiot! nuff said?

Dont like it? petition your government to sever all ties with me!

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Steel-woven wallet pledges to keep RFID credit cards safe

Shinobi87

erm....

so if the wallet became magnetically charged would it not fubar all your credit cards? I remember when I was young i put a magnet on one of my mums cards and it stopped working.

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Rocket glitch delays NASA's sky-mapper launch

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Heart

"and I cant help..... etc"

someone been listening to an 90's mega mix cd?

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Microsoft enlists faceless girl band as face of Windows 7

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Gates Horns

do you think

If i suggest Hell as a location (no not hull) I will win?

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'Alien spies live among us' says Bulgarian gov space boffin

Shinobi87
Alien

can i just say

WTF.

I WANT TO BELIVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

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Superconductor forcefield to shield re-entering spacecraft?

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Coat

Mr Warf.......

...............set shields to full

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Pentagon hacker vows to take extradition fight to Europe

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if i remember...

...and im sure someone will correct me if im wrong. he had some software which scanned subnets for systems that had no Administrator password set. he found several on the us mil domains and jumped into these machines. he has claimed that when he got into nasa's system he did find evidence of ufo's. if i recall he also had a conversation with someone at the pentagon and had to pretend he was tech support fixing an issue on the machine. to be honest i really dont see how he caused any damage. its the us govs fault for not securing stuff. i compare this to the new regulation on the bankers code that state " if you dont have a decent firewall anti virus software and anti spyware and you get frauded its your own fault" and thus the same with someone poking around your network!

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Apple's carpet-bomb Safari flaw can wreak havoc on Windows

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Coat

:O

maybe apple coded it that way, increase the known issues with IE but pretend that safari isn't to blame!

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Ofcom asks ISPs nicely to stop mis-selling broadband on speed

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re:Went to the supermarket earlier...

if you pay 1.08p per litre you are a lucky bugger! anyway yes its a scam scrap this fair usasage shit. just give a limit or no limit. ie: "new X broadband a thearetical maximum of 8mb/s and a max download of 40gb a month. for more information and to see what speed you can get please contact us."

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NHS IT: what went wrong, what will go wrong

Shinobi87

NHS IT: what went wrong?

......the NHS

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Tories show they're ready for government...

Shinobi87

why were they using excell

why don’t they just have an actual database its not hard. where i work we have loads of sensitive data. we have secure database's and only ever send anonymized data that is heavily encrypted its not bloody hard!

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The economy: A big Arab did it and ran away, claims PM

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Black Helicopters

oil

people seem to forget that crude oil isnt just used for fuel alot of others things come from it aswell like plastics, waxes, etc simple solution is to actually plow money into non poluting car projects but of cause that would be silly because i forgot the big oil and car companies control the world! *cough* who killed the eletric car *cough*

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