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Oct, 2017

Tailgating

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How often do you hold the door open for someone while walking around your office or building? Do you ever challenge people with no ID showing? If not, why not? I’ll often challenge people with no ID walking through…

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Sep, 2017

Internet of Things (IoT)

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I had a dream last night. The dream started with my mother-in-law approaching me and showing me a serious vulnerability she had found which involved the use of Google maps and Amazon Echo IoT devices. The vulnerability allowed her to roam around Google maps and see all Amazon Echo devices around the world, zoom into them and listen to what was going on around them. Firstly if you knew my…

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Jul, 2017

Passwords! 

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Passwords! The major frustration of all computer users within the organisation. Have you ever really considered how important your password really is? You probably think you may not have access to anything of any interest to anyone so it doesn’t…

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Mar, 2017

National Apprenticeship Week 2017

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Nayeem Uddin Apprentice Service Desk Analyst Time with LHIS: 5 months Studying for: IT Apprenticeship Scheme Level 3   [medicom_row color=" " title=" "][/medicom_row] Why you decided to apply for an apprenticeship? I felt that an apprenticeship benefited me more because you gain a lot of experience with the employer that you’re with and gain a qualification at the same time. It helps to develop skills that I already have…

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Mar, 2017

ISB1596 Secure Email Standard

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NHS Leicestershire Health Informatics Service (LHIS) are the first public body to receive the NHS Digital ISB1596 accreditation, allowing faster and secure communication between NHS organisations, local authorities and other secure government domains LHIS has become the first public sector organisation…

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Dec, 2016

LHIS Security Top Tips

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LHIS Security Top Tips Be very careful when clicking on email attachments or embedded web links – if it’s unexpected or suspicious DO NOT open the attachment or link – get advice or check out the website and/or attachment name on the Internet Use strong passwords – a dictionary word can be cracked in seconds! Don’t use the same password for multiple sites – if it’s compromised, the hacker will…

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FFT Friends and Family Test Multi Device

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Oct, 2016

Friends & Family Test (FFT ) Mobile App Solution

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  As part of our ongoing mobile application strategy we have launched our fully responsive Friends & Family Test (FFT) and Patient Experience Solution.     Our Patient Experience Solution is used by staff, patients and carers! We took our current GP solution which is aimed at collecting web based online and paper FFT submissions, and have built on this concept so we can now offer both a mobile app and…

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Sep, 2016

Mobile Apps: Case Study

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Fantastic Case Study from Commontime Healthcare on our work on mobile apps. Click on the image below or click here. This is an exciting growth area for us at LHIS and we are excited to see what is next for…

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Aug, 2016

A day in the life of an IT Training & Support Officer

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The LHIS Training and Support Team consists of 3 parts; GP, Community and Mental Health all with our own areas of expertise. I work in the GP team. We not only help train and support with the clinical systems GP practices use, but we also  support the systems in Urgent Care Centres and Healthcare systems within Prisons. We also have someone ready to answer a support call 24/7/365. At the…

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