Millions spent on mobile tech
Successful Nursing Technology Fund trusts will spend millions on mobile devices such as tablet computers before the end of this month.
Ade Memoire: on developing apps
Adrian Byrne, the director of IM&T at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, reflects on the challenges of a tablet-based world.
Vision for iPads
INPS has developed an iPad app that gives GPs secure access to their Vision patient records during home visits.
‘Dropbox-like’ system in South Devon
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has implemented a secure “Dropbox-like” system to allow its staff to share documents on mobile devices.
NHS England buys 1600 iPhones
NHS England has spent more than £670,000 on iPhones and iPads for staff during its first year in existence.
Scotland gets serious about mobile
The Scottish government is creating a national framework worth up to £60m to provide the NHS and other public bodies with notebook and tablet computers.
Keep tablets safe – MPS
The Medical Protection Society is concerned that doctors are accessing patient information on tablet computers in public places and with insufficient security.
Wirral to put iPad apps into rehab
Wirral Community NHS Trust is to incorporate iPad apps into patients’ rehabilitation treatment processes.
Alder Hey trials ‘bring your own device’
Alder Hey Children’s and Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trusts are trialling a series of tablet computers in a ‘bring your own device to work’ scheme.
BMJ launches iPad edition
The British Medical Journal has launched an iPad app, offering edited highlights of the BMJ in print and online.