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  • lesley jones index

    Getting real with WhatsAppSubscription

    2 July, 2018 By Lesley Jones

    WhatsApp is increasingly being used in professional teams. From student cohorts to specialist nursing forums, nurses are using this mode of communication to speak to one another and share insights.

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  • lesley jones index

    How to move to a maintenance and support stageSubscription

    25 June, 2018 By Lesley Jones

    Getting to the maintenance and support stage of a digital system roll-out in healthcare is important.

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  • debbie wigley and paul blake index

    'Everyone with a learning disability should get the treatment they deserve'Subscription

    20 June, 2018

    Two members of staff from Northampton Hospital discuss the importance of learning disability training. 

  • Lesley Jones is nurse fellow (digital) at NHS Improvement.

    What does 'go live' mean?Subscription

    18 June, 2018 By Lesley Jones

    ‘Go live’ may sound like a bad public health campaign, but it is a common term used in digital system roll-outs. 

  • lesley jones index

    Diary of a digital nurse fellowshipSubscription

    11 June, 2018 By Lesley Jones

    In 2017 I applied for a 12-month digital nurse fellowship in NHS Improvement to investigate what nurses and allied health professionals were doing to drive the technology agenda forward for patients. I quickly realised that my digital journey had started many years earlier.

  • lesley jones index

    Do we need specialist nursing informatics posts?Subscription

    11 June, 2018 By Lesley Jones

    Digital technology has crept into most of our clinical and professional lives. 

  • jane iorizzo index

    'The work we do indirectly saves lives and I’m reminded of that all the time'Subscription

    7 June, 2018

    Why did I become a learning disability nurse? Well, I’m biased of course, but I could ask: why didn’t you?

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  • NHS Blood and Transplant

    Meet the NHS Blood and Transplant team: Angie Scales

    5 June, 2018

    NHS Blood and Transplant is a special health authority that provide a blood and transplantation service to the NHS, looking after blood donation services in England and transplant services across the UK. This week, we’re looking at the work of lead nurse for paediatric and neonatal donation and transplantation Angie Scales. 

  • sian rodger

    'What drives us to become nurses?'Subscription

    31 May, 2018

    As I sat across from my head of year some 30 years ago in my careers talk, I told her that I wanted to be a nurse. She said, “but have you thought about being something a bit more academic like a radiographer?”

  • NHS Blood and Transplant

    Meet the NHS Blood and Transplant team: Hannah Perry

    24 May, 2018

    NHS Blood and Transplant is a special health authority that provide a blood and transplantation service to the NHS, looking after blood donation services in England and transplant services across the UK. This week, we’re looking at the work of practice development nurse in blood donation Hannah Perry. 

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