Oct 132016

  SBRI  FAST – Automated Staff Deployment of pharmacy staff in a hospital setting.  A new Medicines Optimisation Automated Staff Deployment Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition has been launched by the Department of Health (DoH) and Department for Economy (DfE) in Northern Ireland.  The competition is seeking to source new innovative technology solutions to enable the

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May 252016

The Department of Health (Northern Ireland) has launched two new Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competitions to stimulate the development of innovative technology solutions to optimise patient health and social care outcomes through staff deployment and improved medication management.

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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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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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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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