Opinion and debate
Develop an app the multidisciplinary waySubscription
Technology works best when you start with a problem that needs to be solved.
Many of us have self-taught online skills and we have all probably picked up bad habits along the way.
The priority for clinical commissioners is to ensure that the services we commission are high-quality and safe for our patients and populations.
Getting real with WhatsAppSubscription
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.
How to move to a maintenance and support stageSubscription
Getting to the maintenance and support stage of a digital system roll-out in healthcare is important.
What does 'go live' mean?Subscription
‘Go live’ may sound like a bad public health campaign, but it is a common term used in digital system roll-outs.
Diary of a digital nurse fellowshipSubscription
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.
Do we need specialist nursing informatics posts?Subscription
Digital technology has crept into most of our clinical and professional lives.
'We need a strong leader now more than ever'Subscription
The news last week that the chief nursing officer for England role could be realigned to sit across both NHS Improvement and NHS England when Jane Cummings departs her role could weaken nursing’s voice further at a senior level.
Once again, I have just listened to a well thought out, intellectually advanced, clinically forward-thinking presentation by a nurse.