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Dr Andrew Norton - Obituary

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 14-Jun 2022

Dr Andrew Norton, Past President and an early member of SCATA, was diagnosed with a...
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Obituary - Dr Alastair Lack

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 09-May 2022

We learned in late March 2022 that Dr Alastair Lack, founding member of SCATA, had...
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BSI IST/35 Portfolio In Health Informatics, Device interoperability

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 14-Apr 2022

I was contacted recently by SCATA member Melvin Reynolds on the topic of ISO/IEEE Standards...
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SCATA at the STA in Arizona

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 09-Feb 2019

SCATA Members Craig Johnstone and Cyrus Razavi attended the Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA)...
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Clinicians on FHIR - The Connectathon

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 29-Mar 2018

Good News - INTEROpen have teamed up with Orion Health to run another event for...
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Gashack reviewed in the RCoA Trainee Newsletter

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 03-Jan 2018

SCATA Committee Member JP Lomas very kindly posted a review of #gashack in the Royal...
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FHIR Introductory Webinar

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 13-Dec 2017

For those interested in attending the Open Standards Working Group on 26th Feb 2018, worth...
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Obituary - Dr Richard Dunnill

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 15-Apr 2017

It is with great sadness that I learned of the death earlier this month of...
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HTTPD 24 and PHP 7.0

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 16-Oct 2016

I recently built a new CentOS 7 VM using VMWare Player to test some updates...
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NHS Hackday comes to Newcastle

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 22-Sep 2016

Just a heads-up that the next NHS Hackday is "up north" - although still not...
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ICM Case Summaries

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 10-May 2016

Interesting free paper presentation at SCATA ASM (minus the AV due to technical problems) from...
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NHS Hackday Manchester 12-13 Sept 2015

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 22-Jul 2015

Details here :https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/nhshackday/eIGJ252gHbc...
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ITU Handover

Posted By (lapsed member) | last update 14-Jul 2015

Yeah! Finally getting a meeting with IT about their proposal for the electronic handover system...
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Open Source for Tech Fund 2

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 02-Feb 2015

There is a lively debate going on over at EHI on the relative merits of...
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Dr Foster challenged on Radio 4

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 11-Jan 2015

This is from some time ago (March 2014) but makes for interesting listening for those...
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HETT Expo 2014

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 24-Jun 2014

Just a heads-up that this event is being held at the Olympia Central in London...
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Stop reinventing the wheel! Standards for the clinical structure and content of patient records form

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 24-Jun 2014

Has this crossed anyone's radar ? http://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/press-releases/stop-reinventing-wheel-standards-clinical-structure-and-content-patient-records-forma I'm interested to know if the RCP group...
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Depth of anaesthesia monitors (E-Entropy, BIS and Narcotrend)

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 30-Sep 2013

Wow - staggered by the breadth and depth of last year's public consultation on this...
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Anaesthetic Logbook for Android Phones

Posted By (lapsed member) | last update 01-Mar 2013

I've created an Anaesthetic Logbook template for use with the Memento database creation application. Details...
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Paperless NHS in 5 years - good luck with that !

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 24-Jan 2013

http://www.ehi.co.uk/news/ehi/8315/hunt-wants-paperless-nhs-in-five-years So the former culture secretary Jeremy Hunt reckons that the NHS will be paperless...
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Cybercafe at WSM

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 09-Jan 2013

SCATA will be running a cybercafe at the AAGBI WSM in London next week. If...
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Beware the Wordpress Cron Options

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 09-Jan 2013

HNY to all my SCATA colleagues, I hope everyone had a good break and avoided...
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clinicians who code

Posted By Paul Cooper | last update 15-Oct 2012

There is a thread on Doctors.net about 'clinicians who code'.There are several attractions for suitably-minded...
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2013 Meeting/ Industry Liaison

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 20-Sep 2012

Over the next few weeks we'll be speaking to colleagues in Northern Ireland about the...
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Isolated forearm research/iPhone app

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 20-Sep 2012

Rob Sanders from Imperial College London has been in touch asking whether any SCATA members...
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iPad app for teaching trainees about alveolar gas

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 20-Sep 2012

Pete Shepherd, a retired physiology professor from the University of Texas Health Science Center at...
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Shoemaker and Quasi-Magical Thinking

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 22-May 2012

Whilst listening to a passionate speaker at today's Harrogate meeting talking about the pronouncements of...
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5th National Audit Project

Posted By Anthony Madden | last update 14-May 2012

  The 5th National Audit Project (NAP5) is the latest in a series of audit projects...
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backups - part5 - ftp stops working

Posted By Paul Cooper | last update 03-Mar 2012

ive been using the SCATA livedrive as a backup filestorage system from a number of...
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Backups - part 4

Posted By Anthony Madden | last update 21-Dec 2011

I have a MacBook Pro, an iPad 1, and a BlackBerry smartphone. Problem: how to...
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Backups - part 3: email

Posted By Anthony Madden | last update 03-Oct 2011

  My MacBook Pro recently had to go into the Apple (Store) hospital for major...
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SQL Injection

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 22-Sep 2011

Whether you're an experienced or novice web programmer, SQL injection is something that you need...
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Backups - part 2

Posted By Paul Cooper | last update 30-Aug 2011

So ive been having a fiddle around with my *FREE* livedrive  unlimited backup , courtesy...
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Password Strength

Posted By Alan Hope | last update 10-Aug 2011

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/password_strength.png   True. My trust has changed me from user "Alan Hope" to "hopeal4399" and...
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0.000092593 PAs at risk

Posted By Paul Cooper | last update 02-Aug 2011

Ive got to do some Job planning sums . We keep a departmental on call...
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Backups - part 1

Posted By Paul Cooper | last update 16-Jul 2011

There are 2 sorts of people , those who regularly do backups , and those...
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Logbooks - Again

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 28-Mar 2011

Ranjit tells me that he's been asked "to take the lead in revamping the college...
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Piano Tuners and Pre-op assessment

Posted By Paul Cooper | last update 10-Mar 2011

"how many piano tuners are there in Chicago". No other information given.I was first posed...
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Google reCAPTCHA broken

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 09-Feb 2011

As I suspected, Google's reCAPTCHA anti-spambot system has been broken. There is a good discussion...
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ASP.NET Web Applications - Part Two

Posted By Robin Freeman | last update 06-Feb 2011

Musings from the basement of a very tall building Apologies to the reader who follows...
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Information Revolution Consultation

Posted By Paul Cooper | last update 15-Nov 2010

following the White Paper "White Paper Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS" the Government have...
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ASP.NET Web Applications - part one

Posted By Robin Freeman | last update 02-Oct 2010

Musings from the basement of a very tall building From visual studio 2010 select a...
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Harrogate Cybercafe -2

Posted By Paul Cooper | last update 26-Sep 2010

We wanted some usage stats for the cybercafe - we have been surprised at how...
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Harrogate Cybercafe

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 24-Sep 2010

A few years since I've been to Harrogate. Still haven't managed to get into Betty's...
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SCATA mailing challenges

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 17-Sep 2010

One of the tasks given to me as webmaster was to implement a web-based mailing...
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Microsoft Home User Programme

Posted By Grant Forrest | last update 25-Aug 2010

The ever-popular eHealth Insider ran a story back in July on the DH's decision to...
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Musings from the basement of a very tall building

Posted By Robin Freeman | last update 15-Aug 2010

In the early naughties a terrible pestilence stalked microsoft application server land.  It wasn't if,...
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Musings from the basement of a very tall building

Posted By Robin Freeman | last update 11-Jul 2010

The first Micrsoft offering for web application development was Active Server Pages (ASP).  In the...
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ICU DATABASE

Posted By (lapsed member) | last update 28-Jun 2010

Hi. I'm trying to use Access 2003 to set up a database for ICU as...
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Musings from the basement of a very tall building

Posted By Robin Freeman | last update 27-Jun 2010

In the begining, for the hobbyist, there was the development language BASIC.  It managed memory...
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Musings from the basement of a very tall building

Posted By Robin Freeman | last update 27-Jun 2010

Apple Mac's are very stylish machines, I can easily visualise the 27 inch screen all...
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Geocoding SCATA

Posted By Paul Cooper | last update 13-Jun 2010

I've been having a go at doing things with googlemaps. Here's an image of the...
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Sorting out dates

Posted By Paul Cooper | last update 19-May 2010

I need to try and get reliable data from our theatre system and who is...
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Scata Wiki embedded movies

Posted By Alan Hope | last update 19-May 2010

Planning on dipping my toe in the water here. True streaming movies require streaming set...
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