This week we are talking to Sharon Webb who is the CNIO at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (MKUH). Sharon talks about why she would advise other CNIOs to ‘remember the bigger picture’ and why she believes ward/department managers are ‘like superheroes’ in her eyes.
Amanda Claeys, chief nursing information officer at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, explains why she’s not too appy about apps and reveals who she would most like to portray her on the big screen.
University of Salford lecturer Dr Nick Hardiker has won the Virginia K. Saba Informatics Award for his contribution to nursing informatics.
NHS Digital has endorsed a national campaign to encourage digital training for nurses at the launch of its inaugural e-nursing week.
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East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust and Caradigm have turned several paper nursing forms into electronic documents.
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Evidence of the benefits of many Nursing Technology Fund projects is “scarce”, a report commissioned by NHS England reveals.
Leeds Teaching’s CNIO has moved from a reluctant IT convert to a nursing informatics leader during her 20 years in the NHS. She spoke to Sam Sachdeva.
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.
Further details about the second round of NHS England’s Nursing Technology Fund, including an expansion of eligible organisations, are set to be released shortly.
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust is deploying a new system to help ensure that staffing levels are always aligned with the numbers and needs of patients on the wards.