iPads will be deployed to more than 200 paramedics in Kent to help them manage and send patient electronic information remotely.
Student nurses in Manchester are being taught to capture bedside observations on an iPad, using the Patientrack system.
South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is working with Kainos to develop a version of its Evolve patient record software for ambulance services, and piloting the use of iPads to let paramedics complete forms to add to the system.
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Staff at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust will access patient records on iPads following the introduction of a new electronic patient record system in September.
GP Neil Paul wonders why an “implementation gap” so often opens up between a simple idea and actually doing it; whether that’s handing out tablet computers, or providing remote access to records and systems.
GP Neil Paul says it’s time to stop talking about big data and tech funds and do something useful – like give every district nurse in the country an iPad.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust has expanded its deployment of the Kainos Evolve electronic document and records management system, and plans to introduce an iPad-specific version.
The Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases NHS Foundation Trust is expanding its use of iPad-based patient questionnaires, and looking at making them available to other trusts.
Successful Nursing Technology Fund trusts will spend millions on mobile devices such as tablet computers before the end of this month.