A national information sharing system launched two years ago to help nurses and other clinicians identify children at risk of abuse is still yet to be in operation among all local authorities and NHS trusts.
Nurses at major London hospital have helped develop and roll-out a vital signs mobile app that could potentially save up to 60 lives per year by identifying and treating deteriorating patients earlier.
Bandages that can detect how a wound is healing and send messages back to clinicians could be trialled in the UK within the next 12 months, according to scientists.
A “unique” smartphone app to help asthma patients manage their condition has been developed through a partnership involving academics and a pharmaceutical company.
A new technology application – or app – has been created that links healthcare providers and nurses directly, eliminating the need for an agency, according to its developers.
There have been large reductions in the number of overseas nurses coming to work in the English NHS from countries outside of Europe over the last seven or eight years, reveal latest statistics.
From this month, parents of the 136,000 babies born across London each year will be able to record and manage information about their child’s health and development online.
The number of whole-time equivalent nurses and health visitors working for the NHS fell by more than 1,000 in six months during 2016, according to latest official workforce figures.
A new specialist wound medicine centre, which recently opened in Kent, is to trial an innovative new digital application – or “app” – that should help nurses to monitor pressure ulcers.
Ward staff at Weston General Hospital in Somerset are switching to smartphone-based technology to communicate patient details and replace its old paper-based system for ward assessments.