Healthcare professionals can now receive vital child health information digitally, following the launch of a new live national service from the NHS which those behind it say will help to improve the speed of diagnosis.
Digital and data experts are to join national cancer and mental health policy teams at NHS England to help them make the best use of technology.
Nursing staff at a hospital trust in North London are reporting benefits from the introduction a new electronic patient record (EPR) system, which they said was both freeing up their time and improving patient care.
Scrapping tuition fees for postgraduate nursing courses and giving all student nurses annual grants to cover living costs are among a set of urgent measures put forward by health experts today to prevent a workforce crisis.
The installation of a digital patient monitoring system on two dementia wards in the West Midlands cut falls by a third and saved nurses a considerable amount of time, a clinical study found.
The health secretary has vowed to “look at” adding a chief nursing officer role to the structure of his new technology agency, known as NHSX, after the absence of one was flagged by a nurse.
Clinical guidance has been published to support the roll out of digital glucose monitors on the NHS for patients with type 1 diabetes in England.
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A new online tool has been developed with the aim of making it easier for hospital nurses to find a bed for vulnerable patients in care homes.
A trust in Southampton has become the first to offer all patients their hospital records online, as part of an initiative that sees staff making upcoming appointments, test results and consultant advice, available to patients electronically.
NHS hospitals have been told by the government to ditch “outdated” pagers by the end of 2021, in a move set to save nurses 21 minutes per shift.