The latest inspection results from The Care Quality Commission (CQC) show that Cornwall’s family doctors are among the best in the country. Not only did Cornwall GPs perform well overall, but five GP surgeries in Cornwall have been rated as ‘outstanding’ by the CQC. Of these five outstanding practices, four are using Microtest clinical software…

Staff at Microtest are celebrating this week after scooping two major prizes at this year’s Cornwall Business Awards. The Bodmin-based software company was named Best Family Business and also won the category of Business Innovation of the Year. This is the most high-profile business awards scheme in Cornwall and Microtest were presented with their trophies…

In Autumn 2016, Kernow Health CIC launched an innovative new web-based tool designed to ‘match make’ GP practices and GP locums, saving practices time and allowing them to streamline the process of identifying and booking the locum staff they need. For locums, the new service offers a simple route to identify suitable contracts, which match…

Microtest today announced that the company has been shortlisted as a finalist in two categories of the 2017 Cornwall Business Awards. Microtest has been shortlisted within the ‘Business Innovation of the Year’ and ‘Best Family Business’ categories. Microtest is one of the UK’s top four suppliers of clinical IT systems for GP surgeries. The company…

Microtest, an IT company based in Bodmin, is running an event on March 8th at which it will unveil its innovative solutions to help meet the challenges facing the NHS and improve patient care. The event will take place between 12noon – 4pm at Lanhydrock Hotel and Golf Club. Microtest will present their exciting new…

Background Oak Tree Research are members of the Cornwall Clinical Research Group and run a busy research centre based out of Oak Tree Surgery in Liskeard. Oak Tree Research site uses Microtest Guru to identify patients for its challenging research studies and to feedback patient information in live time to participating surgeries. Introduction Principal Investigator,…

Background Marazion Surgery use Microtest’s Online Services to help patients manage their own care, book appointments online, order repeat and acute medicines with instant feedback regarding their requests and access their own detailed patient records. The Waiting Room 2, which now offers increased functionality over the earlier version of The Waiting Room, is the state…

Microtest has welcomed the announcement that NHS Digital has launched a toolkit of resources for prescribers and dispensers as part of a campaign to promote the utilisation of Electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD). This is intended to support the strategy to convert up to 80% of repeat prescriptions to electronic repeat dispensing prescriptions. This has the…

Introduction Trescobeas Surgery in Falmouth is an IT-friendly practice which embraces new technology and has an increasing patient list size, with around 40 members of staff. The practice has been using Microtest Evolution and its appointments module since it was first developed. Background Trescobeas Surgery worked with Microtest to help pioneer their Appointments Module, which…

Bodmin-based company, Microtest, today announced that it has been shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘IT Provider of the Year’ category of The General Practice Awards 2016. The prestigious national awards, which have been running for 6 years, will hold an awards ceremony at the Lancaster Hotel in London on 24th November, where the final…

Microtest surgeries are topping the league tables on customer satisfaction in Cornwall and Plymouth, according to research published on the NHS Choices website. These results are based on the findings from the GP Patient Survey, which is sent out twice a year to around 1.36 million adults who are registered with a GP in England….

Kernow Health CIC have launched Locum Wizard, an innovative new web-based tool designed to ‘match make’ GP practices and GP locums, saving practices time and allowing them to streamline the process of identifying and booking the locum staff they need. For locums, Locum Wizard will offer a simple route to identify suitable contracts, which match…

Cornish company Microtest is opening a new office at the Plymouth Science Park, the largest Science and Technology centre in the South West. The new move will enable the ever growing company to provide even more jobs across the region. The company, whose head office is in Bodmin and who employs over 80 staff, provides…

Microtest, one of the country’s leading suppliers of clinical IT systems for the medical profession, will be sending a team to Scotland this week for a keynote event in the medical calendar, the annual SCIMP & SNUG Conference 2016. Microtest will be giving a presentation detailing their vision for the future of healthcare in Scotland…

SNOMED CT is a clinical vocabulary used within a clinical system to ensure that data is entered into patient records consistently. The vocabulary covers content such as diagnoses, interventions, symptoms, allergies and family history. Currently there are three vocabularies for clinical systems in use across the NHS: Read Codes v2, Read Codes v3 (also known…

The Microtest Guru solution is delivering real benefit for patients with diabetes who are admitted to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, by giving clinicians immediate access to detailed patient records to enhance treatment and care. Members of the Diabetes Inpatient team are now able to access vital GP patient clinical records via Guru, as it allows…

Introduction Clinton Road Surgery in Redruth have been benefitting from Microtest’s new Administration Locum Service to fill in gaps for regular staff who are on sick leave. The surgery has found the new service to be really helpful and would definitely recommend it to others. Background Clinton Road Surgery had a requirement to cover long…

Following an incident in May 2016 relating to the use of QRISK2 by another supplier, all GP system suppliers were asked to participate in a validation exercise and independent review by NHS Digital. More information can be found here: http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/your-practice/practice-topics/it/gps-told-to-review-patients-at-risk-as-it-error-miscalculates-cv-score-in-thousands/20031807.fullarticle The results of the validation exercise have just been announced. The NHS Digital Review of…

Microtest will be sharing exciting new software developments at this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo 2016, on 7 and 8 September 2016 in Manchester. The Bodmin-based company will share their recent successes at the conference, which will focus on the biggest health and care issues and developments in implementing the NHS Five Year Forward…

Microtest’s Evolution users will now benefit from more enhanced, clinically appropriate prescribing guidance at the point of care and at the right time in the prescribing workflow thanks to a new integration with FDB OptimiseRx from Hearst Health International. Microtest and Hearst Health International have worked together to integrate FDB OptimiseRx into Microtest’s core Open…

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