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EMIS is the UK's leading supplier of IT systems to GPs.

The company supplies the software that holds the medical records for 39 million NHS patients nationwide. About 56 per cent of UK GPs currently use EMIS software.

EMIS has developed a number of innovatory products and services for GPs and patients, including EMIS Access - the only online appointment bookings service currently available within the NHS; a groundbreaking electronic prescription management service and a shared data system that enables secure GP-to-GP exchange of patient records.
Online triage system for GPs
29 September, 2015
EMIS is now able to assist doctors with online triage based techniques for patient self help that links to existing patient management systems
Integrated care system breaks down attendance barriers
01 April, 2014
The use of EMIS Web in north London is helping to reduce non-attendance rates from patients with long term care requirements
Community clinical system for Bromley Healthcare
10 March, 2014
A community services provider has taken the EMIS clinical system for patient records and centralised appointment booking
East London hospital prevents unnecessary admissions with EMIS
19 February, 2014
EMIS Web is helping Newham General Hospital in East London to meet targets through the prevention of unnecessary admissions
Clinical system improves healthcare at occupational health services
07 January, 2014
Leeds Teaching Hospital is going saving money and improving patient care by going paperless using the EMIS transformational clinical system
East London Borough improves patient care with electronic healthcare
21 October, 2013
EMIS web has been implemented throughout Newham's GP community enabling improvements in the delivery of patient care in the London Borough
Patient appointment system expanded in the UK
04 October, 2013
Over 3000 general practices are now using EMIS web in the Uk for improving patient care and managing appointments
Rx Systems and EMIS launch pharmacy and GP integration pilot
24 April, 2013
Rx Systems and EMIS begin a pilot project to integrate repeat prescribing between GP surgeries and community pharmacies.
EMIS Web claims to be most widely used GP system
25 March, 2013
EMIS is claiming a major landmark in the rollout of EMIS Web with more than 2,000 GP practices having now been upgraded to the transformational healthcare system, making it the most widely used GP system in England.
First GP appointment booking app is launched in the UK
15 March, 2013
The UK's first GP appointment booking app from the UK's leading independent health information site is launched to enable patients to book appointments with their doctor directly from their smartphone.
New mobile software enables iPad consultations for GPs
18 February, 2013
After successful pilots with a number of early adopters EMIS is making the company's mobile solution available to GP practices using the company's EMIS Web healthcare system to support a new era of mobile working that enables GPs to carry out patient consultations on any tablet device.
Egton clinches Welsh contract for secure data courier service
07 December, 2012
Healthcare ICT support specialist Egton, a division of EMIS Group, wins a two-year contract to transport sensitive patient data for NHS Wales Informatic Service.
EMIS Web begins SCR functionality testing
06 September, 2012
Egton Medical Information Systems (EMIS) is starting 'first of type' testing of Summary Care Record (SCR) functionality for the company's transformational EMIS Web healthcare system.
EMIS rolls out community information dataset in EMIS Web
28 March, 2012
EMIS is releasing new software that will capture vital NHS data to help improve community healthcare.
EMIS Web helps reduce administration time for physiotherapy group
12 January, 2012
By using EMIS Web an independent company is providing physiotherapy to one million NHS patients across England is reducing administration time and sending discharge letters to GPs within 24 hours.
EMIS secures six-year GP data extraction contract
22 December, 2011
EMIS is awarded a six-year contract with the NHS Information Centre to develop a secure data extraction service covering all EMIS practices in England.
Mid Staffs welcomes iSOFT emergency solution a system of choice
01 November, 2011
Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust awards iSOFT a contract, under the Additional Supply Capability and Capacity (ASCC) framework, for a system to help improve performance, efficiency and care at Stafford Hospital's emergency department.
EMIS Web is authorised by NHS Connecting for GP2GP record transfer
28 October, 2011
EMIS receives full roll out approval by NHS Connecting for Health for GP2GP electronic record transfer in its EMIS Web system.
EMIS integrates Microsoft Word into EMIS Web
26 September, 2011
EMIS completes full integration of Microsoft Word processing into the company's next generation system, EMIS Web.
New EMIS mail-out service offers time-saving benefits
07 September, 2011
EMIS develops an innovative application with print on demand mail provider CFH Docmail that will help GP practices save time and money on mail outs.
QThrombosis helps identify leading cause of UK deaths
19 August, 2011
Researchers develop a new risk score, QThrombosis, to identify individuals at risk of developing thrombosis, one of the leading causes of death in the UK.
EMIS wins pan-Cheshire contract for shared care record solution
25 March, 2011
Egton Medical Information Systems (EMIS) wins a contract with an initial value of £1.8m to deliver a shared care record for primary healthcare teams across Cheshire.
Ashfield Road Surgery cuts costs by switching to a hosted service run by iSOFT
24 March, 2011
Ashfield Road Surgery in Blackpool, UK, becomes the latest GP practice in a bid to cut costs and improve reliability to switch to a hosted service from iSOFT.
EMIS Web becomes the first GP system to achieve EPS Release 2 compliance
15 March, 2011
Egton Medical Information Systems (EMIS) receives full roll out approval for the Electronic Prescription Service Release 2 (EPSR2) module of its EMIS Web system.
QSurveillance primary care tracking database launches flu outbreak web portal
04 January, 2011
The QSurveillance primary care tracking database is launching the QFeedback Portal which is a free tool that gives GPs a new resource to call on as the winter flu outbreak continues to spread.
EMIS named Corporate Citizen of the Year at Canadian Health Informatics Awards
23 November, 2010
EMIS Inc., the Canadian subsidiary of EMIS, the UK's leading provider of software to GPs, is named Corporate Citizen of the Year in the 6th annual Canadian Health Informatics Awards.
Real-time data streaming via EMIS Web to support NHS Wales IHR service
20 October, 2010
The Individual Health Record (IHR) service being introduced by NHS Wales is to feature real-time data streaming via EMIS Web.
St George’s Surgery, Blackburn goes live EMIS Web GP software solution
10 September, 2010
One of the first GP practices in England to go live with EMIS Web - the next generation system from leading GP software provider EMIS – reports a successful transition and immediate benefits.
More than 1,000 GPs test-drive next generation IT system from EMIS
27 July, 2010
More than 1,200 GPs and practice managers from 704 practices attend a series of test-drive EMIS roadshows at 10 venues from Brighton to Bolton for a ′hands-on’ demonstration of EMIS Web, the next generation system from leading healthcare software provider EMIS.
NHS Cumbria pilots EMIS Web across 13 GP practices
06 July, 2010
NHS Cumbria is piloting EMIS Web in the trust’s South Lakeland locality to share patient records from 13 GP practices - serving 75,000 patients - with a wide range of community teams.
EMIS forms joint venture with INPS to set up a medical interoperability gateway
29 June, 2010
EMIS Group and INPS, the UK’s leading suppliers of healthcare software to GPs is forming a 50:50 joint venture company named Healthcare Gateway.
EMIS Web begins roll out to GP sites
07 June, 2010
EMIS Group is deploying version 3.0.1 of its next generation system, EMIS Web.
Online GP appointments service could save the NHS £300m a year
19 May, 2010
Analysis of the EMIS Access GP appointments service shows it is already achieving savings of £1.36 million annually and indicates that by giving patients more control over GP appointments through online booking could save the NHS almost £300 million a year (Ref 1).
QRisk2 becomes available as open source software
18 May, 2010
The University of Nottingham and healthcare systems supplier EMIS are making the QRisk2 formula for identifying heart disease risk available as open source software.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde selects EMIS Software for 243 GPASS practices
13 May, 2010
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is recommending EMIS software to replace the GPASS system used by 243 of its GP practices.
New algorithm helps predict osteoporosis
23 November, 2009
A simple new score that predicts the risk of patients suffering fractured bones due to osteoporosis has been developed using the QResearch database.
EMIS picks up national IT industry award
17 November, 2009
Healthcare IT specialist EMIS is the winner of the ′Technology Supplier of the Year’ award in the inaugural UK IT Industry Awards, organised by the BCS and Computing magazine.
Primary care tracking database offers more detailed swine flu reports
20 July, 2009
Following the rapid rise in the spread of swine flu, the QSurveillance primary care tracking database increases the level of detail provided in its weekly and daily reports to government and health authorities.
Independent validation of the QRISK formula is welcomed by its creators
08 July, 2009
The University of Nottingham and leading healthcare systems supplier EMIS is welcoming a new, independent validation of the QRISK formula for identifying those most at risk of developing heart disease.
EMIS named finalist in Microsoft Partner of the Year awards
02 July, 2009
EMIS achieves finalist status in the worldwide Microsoft Partner of the Year awards, for its work on data sharing with EMIS Web.
EMIS Web is unveiled to support patient care across whole healthcare teams
26 June, 2009
IT specialist EMIS has unveiled a next generation computer system that the company believes is the most advanced electronic healthcare system in the world.
Upgrade makes online GP appointment booking service four times faster
06 May, 2009
EMIS completes a major upgrade of its EMIS Access online appointment booking service, which is now four times faster and more user-friendly.
GPs urged to link their IT systems to national tracking database to monitor swine flu data
04 May, 2009
To help improve monitoring of the potential swine flu pandemic GPs across the UK are being urged to link their IT system to a national tracking database.
30 April, 2009
FOCUS ZONE REPORT – GP system supplier EMIS has laid out the schedule for deployment of the company’s, the next generation clinical system, EMIS Web.
New software allows GPs to assess patients most at risk of developing CVD
06 February, 2009
QRISK2 computer software that has been developed to allow GPs to more accurately assess which patients are most at risk of developing heart disease has been released for clinical use.
EMIS rolls out online GP consultation service to more UK practices
13 January, 2009
An award-winning online GP consultation service that was iinitially used to monitor and treat asthma patients is going to be rolled out more widely to EMIS practices.
EMIS Web software supports specialist diabetes and endocrinology services
27 November, 2008
Patients using specialist diabetes and endocrinology services in Cheshire and Hertfordshire are being offered improve care by utilizing EMIS Web software.
EMIS Web helps Liverpool PCT to share patient information to support new services
25 September, 2008
EMIS Web software is helping to transform healthcare in Liverpool by enabling information sharing across organisational boundaries between GP practices and between primary and secondary care.
SignHealth partners EMIS to provide free web-based SignTranslate for deaf people
04 August, 2008
A new partnership has been formed between the healthcare charity for deaf people, SignHealth, and EMIS, the UK's leading provider of GP systems.
Department of Health selects Patient UK to join information accreditation scheme
22 July, 2008
The Department of Health has selected Patient UK from over 120 applications to participate in the testing phase of a new scheme to ensure good quality information across the health and social care sector.
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