The EPR is an increasingly important part of healthcare delivery. Yet it is rare for student clinicians to learn how to use such systems during their course. At the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), a new training programme is addressing that knowledge gap. Beverley Ellis and Ian Bailey explain more.
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In general practice, staff use electronic patient records every day. So, our GP columnist wonders, why don’t we add creating a standard training programme or competency framework to our to do lists?
A group of more than 20 NHS workers are to take part in a new scheme that will involve using digital innovation to design and lead transformation projects.
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An FOI request sent by a privacy rights group to every council in the UK found that just over half of data breaches are going unreported by staff.
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A new electronic patient records tool has been developed by TPP to make simulation training easier for healthcare students.
NHS England is hoping to train 300 NHS staff to become “digital leaders” by 2021 by running them through 12-month training course.
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Student nurses in Manchester are being taught to capture bedside observations on an iPad, using the Patientrack system.
GP Neil Paul has been carrying out IT health-checks for local practices; and has discovered that they need help and training to get the most out of their systems.
Adrian Byrne reflects on some of the practical support and training issues that have come up with his trust’s implementation of e-prescribing; and that other trusts will have to face.
Siemens Healthcare has opened a dedicated training facility for its syngo clinical imaging solutions, including its advanced 3D routine and reading solution, syngo.via.
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