Antrim Hospital

Nov 242015

‘Designing and Developing New Products in a Regulated Industry’ will take place at Lecture Theatre, Fern House, Antrim Area Hospital Site, Wednesday 20th January 2016 @ 10am – 12.30pm Subject matter to be covered includes: Introduction to Quality Management Systems Life and Health Sciences Regulations, including pharma, diagnostics, medical devices and clinical trials Medical Device

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Aug 052015
Double success for the Northern HSC trust at the NI Healthcare Awards

Antrim Area Hospital’s Pharmacy and Medicines Management Centre was successful with two projects in the recent 16th Northern Ireland Health Care Awards.  LAMPS (Live Automated Microbiology Pharmacy Surveillance System), its software-based surveillance system for monitoring antimicrobial resistance, won in the award category ‘Innovations in quality and efficiency through technology’, whilst WriteMed, an electronic Medicines Reconciliation

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Jan 052015
Getting Started in Research – Northern HSC Trust Seminar Report

On 1st October 2014 HSC Innovations, in conjunction with the Northern Health and Social Care Trust (NHSCT), the Office for Research Ethics Committees Northern Ireland (ORECNI) and the HSC R&D Division, delivered a seminar on “Getting Started in Research” for members of staff in the Northern Trust. This is a report on the seminar.

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Apr 182014
Health Minister Launches Two Northern Trust Software Systems

Health Minister Edwin Poots has launched two new hospital IT systems which will significantly improve patients’ health and save lives through the appropriate use of medications, including antibiotics. Developed by the Pharmacy and Medicines Management Department in the Northern Trust, the two systems are the Live Automated Microbiology Pharmacy Surveillance System (LAMPS) and the Electronic Medicines Reconciliation System (EMRS).

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Sep 282011

Two initiatives emerging from the HSC trusts have reached the final stage of the £25k Awards, administered by the Northern Ireland Science Park’s CONNECT programme. The shortlisted teams in the Digital Media and Software category are: Two HSC Finalists in the NISP CONNECT £25k Awards was last modified: October 28th, 2011 by hscinnovations

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Mar 302011
Improving the Health Service through Technology Development and Adoption - Antrim Hospital Workshop Report

The Pharmacy and Medicines Management Centre at Antrim Area Hospital was the venue (on 21st January) for a conference on improving the health service via new technology development and adoption.  There were 33 attendees from healthcare companies, government procurement, clinical and academia who participated at the event designed to help small and medium enterprises (SME)

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Dec 162010
New Pharmacy and Medicines Management Centre at Antrim Hospital

A new Pharmacy and Medicines Management Centre at Antrim Hospital, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, was officially opened on 4 October 2010 by Dr Norman Morrow, the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer at the Department of Health Social Services and Public Safety. New Pharmacy and Medicines Management Centre at Antrim Hospital was last modified: November 5th, 2012

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Oct 082010

POSTPONED – see below. New date here. On Wednesday 8th December 2010 HSC Innovations will deliver a workshop on ‘Innovation to Improve Patient Care’ for members of staff in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust, supported by the Northern Trust Research Office. Northern Trust Workshop – Innovation to Improve Patient Care was last modified:

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Aug 252010
NHSCT and Yarra Software Share Revenue from Pharmacy Technology

Technology to provide improved and safer quality of care developed at NHSCT The Northern Health and Social Care Trust (NHSCT) and Yarra Software have recently signed a revenue sharing agreement in relation to a new ‘clinical intervention’ software, EPICS, (Electronic Pharmacist Intervention Clinical System) which was developed in conjunction with the School of Pharmacy at

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