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Clinical specialist nurses at Leeds Cancer Centre have developed an electronic form that increases the use and quality of holistic needs assessments for cancer patients
Nurses’ workload is underestimated and data fails to capture the complexity of their roles. Nurse leaders need to ensure healthcare data reflects the work of nursing staff
The NHS aims to become paperless by 2018. One trust has successfully implemented an electronic maternity records system accessible by all staff in all settings
Using online tools to treat alcohol misuseSubscription
Stigma and difficulty accessing services may prevent people from seeking treatment for alcohol misuse, but digital tools can overcome some of the barriers they experience
Using cameras in care homes to safeguard residents is controversial but, seen from a different perspective, there may be ways the technology can be used effectively
An innovation that stores essential patient information on one barcode wristband has been shown to improve safety and efficiency in blood transfusion checking