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Board Member

UK Council for Health Informatics Professions
P.O. Box 492
Chichester, West Sussex PO19 6WW
United Kingdom

Company Description: The UK Council for Health Informatics Professions is the voluntary registration body for health informatics professionals working or aspiring to work in the United...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • First Class Honours Degree , Social Policy
    Birmingham University
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Web References
Informatics « Pathway Software
www.pathwaysoftware.com, 19 Jan 2012 [cached]
Tony Eardley, chair of the UK Council for Health Informatics Professions (UKChip) warns that dangers could arise from unregistered staff managing critical health systems and confidential medical information.
"In an age where medical research and delivery of health services depend increasingly on reliable computer-based systems and accurate and up-to-date information, health informatics staff should be encouraged if not required to demonstrate their competence and professionalism through professional registration" Eardley said.
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Eardley asserts that such data breaches may only be a small sample as many may never be publicly reported.
Eardley asserts that the standards used by UKChip for registration cover not only staff competence in informatics, but also their professional behaviour, their understanding of medicine and care, as well as the management of health services. He believes that all health informatics professionals should possess a certain level of competence in all these areas.
"Registration and regulation does not automatically mean that all of the above would have been avoided, but it certainly reduces the risk of mistakes happening again" he said.
Tony Eardley | UK Council for Health Informatics Professions (UKCHIP)
www.ukchip.org.uk, 21 Aug 2010 [cached]
Tony Eardley
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Tony Eardley
Elected to Council: 2006
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After a career in the private sector, Tony gained first class honours in Social Policy at Birmingham University. After graduation, he joined the NHS as an Information Manager and eventually held posts in Walsall, North Staffs., Manchester and South Staffordshire. His last NHS post was as Director of a Health Informatics Service providing services to nine NHS organisations, managing a multi-million pound budget and over 150 staff.
Tony has been a member of ASSIST since its inception and served as the national Chair from 2001 to 2004; he is still a member of the National Council. He was part of the group of individuals brought together by the former NHS Information Authority that eventually led to the formation of UKCHIP. He has served as a Director on the UKCHIP Board since March 2004.
He has contributed to the development of the UKCHIP vision and the 2010/2011 Business Plan and priority areas. Most recently and together with other Directors, he has put his energy into lobbying the Departments of Health throughout the UK for explicit endorsement of the UKCHIP vision and the certification of Health Informatics staff.
NPfIT invites NHS clinicians back to school
bjhc.co.uk, 1 June 2004 [cached]
"This engagement programme should certainly help reinforce the work our members have been preparing for the implementation phase", said ASSIST Chairman Tony Eardley in a statement.He said IT professionals at local level would be fully committed to the programme's implementation but it was also necessary to get buy-in from clinicians.
HealthSystems Consultants
www.healthsysconsult.co.uk, 28 Dec 2011 [cached]
Tony Eardley HealthSystems Consultants HealthSystems Consultants
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Tony Eardley
After a career in the private sector, Tony gained first class honours in Social Policy at Birmingham University. He joined the NHS in Walsall as an Information Manager and held subsequent posts of increasing seniority in North Staffordshire, Manchester and South Staffordshire. His last NHS post was as Director of a Health Informatics Service providing services to nine NHS organisations, managing a multi-million pound budget and over 150 staff.
His professional consultancy career has covered a wide range of topics at national and local levels; these have included development of Informatics Strategies, Programme and Project Management, capability and capacity reviews of Informatics teams and the development of benchmarking criteria for Health Informatics Services.
Tony has been a member of ASSIST since its inception and served as the national Chair from 2001 to 2004; he is still a member of the National Council. He was part of the group of individuals brought together by the former NHS Information Authority that eventually led to the formation of UKCHIP. He has served as a Director of UKCHIP since its creation and is currently Chair of the Board.
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