New technology is being trialled at 15 trusts in a bid to make bank shifts more attractive and reduce the need for agency nurses, including instant payment and the ability to “opt out” of pension arrangements to earn a higher rate for extra work.
District nurses in North Manchester have increased their patient contacts by 50%, following the introduction of mobile devices to record and share clinical information.
Mental health nurses at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust have helped design a new app to record clinical data, which means they can spend more time caring for patients.
A new free-to-download liver cancer information smartphone application, or app, has been launched for patients with the support of hepato-pancreato-biliary specialist nurses.
Over a quarter of community nurses still use paper-based systems, despite the vast majority who utilise technology saying they find digital ways of working more reliable, according to a new report.
Two nurses have been named as being among those chosen to spend a year working as “clinical informatics fellows” at NHS Digital, in a pioneering new role to boost the use of technology.
Emilia Clarke, the actor who plays Daenerys Targaryen in the hit series Game of Thrones, will “turn her fire” on the UK’s nursing shortage as she takes on a new ambassadorial role this month.
Disparaging comments made about nursing on social media by a doctor have sparked widespread criticism from the profession, including from the chief nursing officer and other national leaders.
Nurses and other NHS staff in England will be able to communicate with each other through the introduction of more integrated IT systems later this year, according to NHS Digital.
Nurses at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust have begun using mobile electronic devices to record patient observations as part of a digital revolution improving the care of patients.