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Increasing access to patient records

Increasing access to patient records Subscription Required

30-Aug-2013

Giving patients the opportunity to access their own records online improves relationships with health professionals and gives patients autonomy.

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'Information systems are now a fundamental part of care'

'Information systems are now a fundamental part of care' Subscription Required

18-Mar-2013

Jeremy Hunt, secretary of state for health, gave a speech in January in which he challenged the NHS to go paperless by 2018 to save billions, improve services and help meet the challenges of an ageing population.

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Managing shifts through e-rostering Subscription Required

5-Aug-2011

A trust introduced e-rostering to ensure fairer, safer shifts for staff and to improve care

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Continence advice by telehealth for young people

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18-Apr-2014

Continence problems can limit the lives of young people with spina bifida. A nurse-led telehealth clinic used Skype for remote discussions to develop their independence

Using telemedicine for acute stroke assessment

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30-Aug-2013

Early, accurate assessment of stroke is essential if patients are to receive timely, effective treatment. Telemedicine can provide rapid access to expert assessment

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Effect of telehealth on acute and emergency care

13-May-2013

Telehealth can exploit modern technology to allow patients to manage their conditions at home, reducing the need for primary care and hospital visits

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A framework for post-registration development

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20-Jun-2014

A new framework for post-registration professional development in Wales aims to ensure nurses’ training needs are identified at a personal and strategic level

Implications of a new form of online education

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21-Mar-2014

Massive open online courses were developed to offer universal free access to high-quality higher education, and may offer new opportunities in nurse education

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Online learning for professional development

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13-Dec-2013

A lack of study leave can prevent nurses who hold diplomas from attaining graduate status. Online learning can provide professional development after registration

E-learning adoption in pre-registration training

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9-Sep-2013

Nurse educators sometimes appear reluctant to use e-learning, and question whether it is appropriate for pre-registration nurse education for a number of reasons

Using more healthcare areas for placements

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21-Jun-2013

With more care being provided outside acute hospitals, placements in the private, voluntary and independent sector can widen newly qualified nurses’ career choices

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Embrace technology to benefit staff and, ultimately, patients

'Embrace technology to benefit staff and, ultimately, patients' Subscription Required

22-Nov-2013

With the pace of technological developments ever increasing and people becoming more aware of the possibilities this offers, there is greater expectation and demand from patients for us to use technology to deliver higher standards of care and support.

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Continuing your Professional Development

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Online learning is a great way to meet your CPD requirements, stay up to date and develop your practice

Nursing Times Learning has over 40 peer-reviewed online learning units, each worth 2 hours of CPD

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It’s just not good enough in 2014 to say ‘I don’t do technology’

It’s just not good enough in 2014 to say ‘I don’t do technology’

10-Jul-2014

The term “nursing informatics” is often used and misused in healthcare, Anne Cooper from NHS England explains what it really means and how it affects each and every one of you

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Social media pioneers

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Champion the people using social media to drive change in the NHS - Nominate them today

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Social Media and its role in mental health recovery

21-Oct-2013

Last month, I wrote in defence of social media, talking about how nurses can embrace the positives and avoid the negatives. But what about people who engage with healthcare in a non-professional capacity - that is, the service users and their carers?

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