NHSX is looking to create a framework for NHS Trusts to procure communication services in a bid to help phase out pagers.
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Dr Lydia Yarlott, NHS Paediatrician and co-founder of Forward Health, delves into why she believes a lack of technology might be pushing young doctors away.
Setting “arbitrary dates” to stop using outdated technology like pagers and fax machines puts patients “at risk”, regional medical council have said.
The technology will enable the trust to send customised alerts and critical messages to clinical and support staff on the move.
No one could disagree with Matt Hancock’s contention that the pager is an outdated pieces of technology. But Joost Bruggeman fears a blanket ban on their use in the NHS is a blunt tool – one which indicates a lack of frontline understanding and a disjointed national strategy unlikely to encourage innovation.
East Kent Hospitals originally introduced CareFlow in its renal department but has now rolled the mobile app out to numerous disciplines across the trust.
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