PRSB publishes extension of shared care record standards
The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) has extended the use of its Core Information Standards to five more health and care settings.
11 NHS ambulance trusts to benefit from mobile communication upgrade
A contract to upgrade mobile communication devices in all 11 NHS ambulance trusts across England has been awarded to Telent.
iPads to be dished out to ambulance crews across England
Ambulance crews across England are to have access to tens of thousands of iPads in order to give patients the right care faster.
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Ambulance data added to real-time dashboards in Lincolnshire
A live data feed from East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust has been added which means staff have instant updates of ambulance crews arriving.
Ambulance service needs ‘renewed emphasis’ on innovation
Non-executive director at NHS Improvement, Lord Carter’s review argues that ‘technology is not adopted rapidly’ across the ambulance service.
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‘Game-changing’ app allows air ambulance services to view patients
The GoodSAM App’s new feature called ‘Instant on the Scene’ sends a link to the 999 caller’s mobile phone, which opens live streaming video to give medics the chance to assess how seriously ill a patient is before setting off.
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Ambulance trust selects Docman to streamline GP correspondence
South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has selected Docman Connect to help streamline its transfer of electronic clinical correspondence to GPs.
Ambulance trust GDEs confirmed by NHS England
South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust and North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust have been formally confirmed as global digital exemplars (GDEs) by NHS England.
North East Ambulance selected as Ambulance GDE
North East Ambulance Service NHS Trust has been selected to be one of four ambulance services to become a Global Digital Exemplar.
Emergency services’ may be left unable to share radios for 6 months
The emergency services could be unable to communicate with each other for six months in 2020, a Public Accounts Committee inquiry has warned.