Featured IT Projects

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Software Development

Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber - Quality Management

Health Education Yorkshire and The Humber is one of the 13 LETBs established by Health Education England in 2012/13 to monitor quality and training of students and trainees in NHS England.  A part of this process requires a Dean’s Report to be submitted to the GMC twice a year as a spreadsheet recording concerns, recommended actions and progress along with examples of good practice.  Each submission typically took one person, a month or more to collate the information from various sources.


Sheffield Teaching Hospitals - Haemato-Oncology Diagnostic Service

The Haemato-Oncology Diagnostic Service for South Yorkshire is based at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals (STH) and was set up to provide a centralised service within the county for the diagnosis of blood related cancer cases. Biopsy and other samples taken from patients suspected of having a blood related cancer are sent to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals for lab testing. Some samples may be forwarded to Sheffield Childrens’ Hospital (SCH) for further, specialist genetic tests.


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Databases

Community Paediatrics, St James' Hospital - Database Design & Data Migration

A new Child Protection database developed by Sheffield based software house, Illuminaries Ltd, went live in June to support the work of Community Paediatrics at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. The new browser based, patient management system, holding clinical records and images of reported child abuse, is accessible to clinicians and secretarial staff from Leeds Teaching Hospitals sites across the city.


University of Sheffield Radiology Department - MRI Database

The MRI Database, developed for The University of Sheffield’s Academic Department of Radiology, is our oldest system. The MRI Scanner at The Royal Hallamshire Hospital had been in operation for 3 years and had performed scans on about 1000 patients, when, in 1993 Illuminaries was commissioned to develop a specialist radiology administration system to manage MR scan episodes, appointments, reporting and billing.


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Websites & Content Management

European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases - www.espid.org

Website design and development, complete with secure members area, members' forum and content managed pages. The website also includes an annual online voting system.


SYFAB - www.syfab.org.uk

In 2012, SYFAB contacted Illuminaries about reconciling and updating all their existing systems into a new, more user friendly, comprehensive website, packed with useful information and tools for organisations searching for funding.


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IT Consultancy

UNICEF - Child Protection Database

In August 2007, UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, commissioned Illuminaries to carry out a scoping exercise to write a Concept Paper and Systems Requirement Specification for a national, multi-agency Child Protection Database. The project was undertaken by Illuminaries director, Dr Tony Bennett accompanied by Jim O'Rourke, a social worker from Leeds Social Services with child protection expertise.


Syngenta - S.A.B.R.E.

Safety Assessment database recognised by US Environmental Protection Agency.


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Business Intelligence

MRI Unit, Sheffield University - Intranet Searches

Intranet based search and reporting onto MRI database, providing rapid text searches against clinical reports and keyword searches against patient and episode records and MR images


Syngenta - Data Warehouse, Analysis and Reporting Services

Data warehouse, analysis and reporting services


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Major milestone passed with QM Application

In October 2014, the first Dean’s Report generated entirely from the database was submitted to GMC

National HCV Database - One Year On

In the first 12 months, the centres have recruited over 3000 patients into the study, close to a third of the way to the target of 10,000* and apart from a dip across the Christmas period, the cohort is growing at approximately 100 new patients /week. The number of centres across the UK has also grown, from the original 18 to almost 40. To date the system has scaled up nicely to accommodate the additional load, with no loss of performance evident.

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"The system is looking great. You’ve done what the previous contractor couldn’t do"

Sylvia Ward, Deputy Chief Executive, Age Concern Sheffield

"Illuminaries provided creative and imaginative solutions to our data needs and have designed a database that is straightforward to use and has flexible search methods"

Paula Walker, Sheffield and Rotherham Asbestos Group

"You were provided with quite a complicated design for an e-commerce site, they created the 'shop' whilst keeping the design as we wanted. They also provided great value for money."

Lucia Kempsey, Bettyjoy

"I really have appreciated the time and trouble you’ve taken to help me set up, especially as I’m so unused to using computers!"

Kathryn Yates, Children’s Food Company

"We had been thinking of implementing an online system to manage course approvals for some time but options were limited due to security considerations. Illuminaries were able to deliver a solution that works within our IT structure and meets all of our requirements."

Daniel Kaye, PDO SYEM

"Illuminaries were fully accommodating to all my needs and have more than delivered on what I had hoped"

Stephen Radley, Consultant Obstetrician, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

"As you are planning to get Tony to set your database up, you can be confident that the system will work. Tony also ran the Trent HCV database for a number of years, which generated over 25 peer-reviewed publications"

Will Irving, Professor of Virology, University of Nottingham

"I felt it was very productive today and you really have done an amazing job so far with this, it is beyond the expectations I had and to see it in today’s format was really positive"

Vicky Jones, Quality Co-ordinator, Health Education England

"Thanks so much for the quality database. It is a great piece of work. I am demonstrating it today at Willerby and am sure everyone will be impressed."

Julie Platts, Quality Manager, Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber

"[The QM application is] a really powerful development that allows timely review of concerns, streamlining engagement between the Trust and HEYH so helping in the accuracy of reporting and feedback the GMC"

HEYH

"You people are so helpful"

John Sellars, ICT Consulting

"The good work done by Illuminaries was highlighted by everyone (at the launch event). I personally would like to highlight the extra mile you went to get to this point. So a very special thanks to you both [Tony and Jim]"

Mohamed Naeem, Child Protection Specialist, UNICEF Maldives Country Office

"I would like to express my thanks to all of you as well as Illuminaires for their dedication and patience in delivering a user sensitive system that will help in transforming the work of the Government to plan and effectively deliver protection measures to the troubled communities and families in Maldives"

Manssor Ali - UNICEF, New York

"The very odd occasion I have required assistance, you have been very responsive in helping me resolve the problem"

Joe Wright, Momentum Transport

"Illuminaries provided a systematic and logical approach through the workshops to help clarify the data requirements and functionality of the system that would meet our business needs. This approach saved time and ensured both parties were clear about what was required"

Rosemary Clark, Objective 1

"I have just input the first patient onto the [Cirrhosis] database. Nice and easy, straight forward and only took 10 mins if that."

Andrea Bennett, Deputy Nurse Manager / STOP HCV Project Lead

"So far it’s been remarkably painless going live, so I just want to say thank you for your fantastic work. We’ve had some really positive comments, and I don’t think there have been any negative ones."

Katharine Wilkie, Finance Manager, SYFAB

"The flexibility demonstrated by Illuminaries, their readiness to consider and their ability to implement appropriate, alternative technologies into the laboratory’s business IT systems have proved to be of considerable help during a time of hectic and often profound business change."

Business Systems Manager, Syngenta