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Welcome to the e-Health Nurses Network

October 2012 Update: In a new approach now focused mainly on news this Network seeks to keep you up-to-date with the latest UK-wide e-Health related environment in it's widest sense. We have gradually evolved since first starting in 2003 (for history see e-Health Group) and these pages thus offer a fascinating UK-wide source of e-health information covering 10 years.

Please visit our pages, fell free to get in touch and tell us what you feel you need – this resource is for you, owned by you, without you the Network does not exist!

This Network is for all of the UK Countries and local regions - whether you live in Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland or England - you will find a local page relevant to you!

Be informed, be involved, be innovative - e-Health is the future!


AIM : "To facilitate professional development through the exploration of e-health and it's impact on patient care within a new collaborative environment"

 

The eHealth Nurses Network defines e-health as the "The promotion and facilitation of health & well-being with individuals & families and the enhancement of professional practice by the use of information & communication technology".
[adapted from Gott]

e-Health Highlights: July - August 2014

NMC/Regulatory Update: NMC launches consultation into paying fees by instalments- take part in the consultation (runs to October 3rd) ; NMC response to UNISON, Unite and RCN consultation responses ; Watchdog recognises NMC's progress ; Latest NMC Update

HCPC Update: New requirements for professional indemnity arrangements ; Warning over bogus HCPC calls ; Current In Focus

Live in Wales? See Cardiff works on Wales maternity EPR - read more on your own eNWI page ;

Live in Scotland? See Scotland aims for £10m telehealth fund -- more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Health Minister to attend demonstration of wearable bionic robot - See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England?See Trust hunts disc holding 42,000 records - read more news below or look on your own area page

Don't miss the Newsfeed for even more up to date news which is constantly fed in!

Publications/articles of interest this month: Transforming urgent and emergency care services in England; Update on the Urgent and Emergency Care Review ; The impact of patient record access on appointments and telephone calls ; Spire hospital trials wearable monitors ; Cost-effectiveness of telecare for people with social care needs: the Whole Systems Demonstrator cluster randomised trial ; Effects of experimental inductions for newly qualified doctors on competence at clinical procedures ; Complying with Monitors Integrated Care requirements

Web Sites of interest this month: Animate your own emergency with you as the star North West Ambulance Service App; The Health Innovation Network is developing a new tool for people with dementia ; Health for Kids ; NHS Wales Big Ambitions ;

Education/Training: Free e-learning course: Introduction to the CQC ;

Archived News: Archived News 2003 - 2014

Latest Other News July - August 2014

e-records this month:;

Information Governance: Trust hunts disc holding 42,000 records ; Police chief calls for records access ; Substance misuse patients get PKB record ; ICO to examine insurers’ use of GP info ; HSCIC data lab details in November; HSCIC warns of HES confidentiality ; Latest IG Bulletin for England ;

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Salisbury expands FFT app

England: Spine2 is alive ; Dementia research 'revolution' using EPR ; Colchester delays PAS go-live further ; Stockport evolves EDM use ; Clatterbridge signs up for Meditech ; West Suffolk signs with Cerner ; Sussex Partnership signs with Advanced ; North Bristol to swap Cerner for Lorenzo ;

Scotland: Scottish board builds shared care record

Wales: Cardiff works on Wales maternity EPR

Health & Social Care 'Integration' this month: Complying with Monitors Integrated Care requirements

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? Possible Gloucestershire telehealth scam ; The impact of patient record access on appointments and telephone calls ; Cost-effectiveness of telecare for people with social care needs: the Whole Systems Demonstrator cluster randomised trial ; Bristol CCG extends telehealth contract ; Scotland aims for £10m telehealth fund

Work in primary care? Manchester sees end of Emis Web roll-out ; ICO to examine insurers’ use of GP info ; Barnsley GPs get 24 hour booking system

Work in the community? Emis casts Web into South

Work with children and young people? 300 Liverpool families use eRedbook

Work in mental health? London mental health web service planned ; Dementia research 'revolution' using EPR ; The Health Innovation Network is developing a new tool for people with dementia ; Plymouth first for TPP mental health ;

Work in A&E/Ambulance Services? Trust hunts disc holding 42,000 records ; Transforming urgent and emergency care services in England; Update on the Urgent and Emergency Care Review ; Focus On: A&E Attendances

 

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