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Welcome to the e-Health Nurses Network

December 2014 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 over 10 years.

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: August 2015

NMC/Regulatory Update: Professional Standards Authority: Rethinking Regulation ; NMC response ; Shape of Caring: Review ; Expert advisory group to take forward Shape of Caring recommendations ; Are you revalidation ready? ; Feedback from Revalidation Pilots ; Current Newsletter ; Subscribe to the NMC Newsfeed

HCPC Update: One month left for paramedics to renew ; New registration fee structure now in place ; August In Focus

Live in Wales? See Wales pilots GP2GP service - read more on your own eNWI page;

Live in Scotland? See Creating a Healthier Scotland – the conversation begins - more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland?New era dawns as £150m A&E department opens in Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital - See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England?See Camden takes 'quantum leap' with iPads - read more news below or look on your own area page

Publications/articles of interest this month: Leeds trials wireless monitoring patch ; NHS gets smart with contact-less cards ;

Web Sites and Apps of interest this month; NHS England Information Standard ; Theweec

Education/Training: Bradford Uni joins Code4Health community ; Better Knowledge, Better Care animations

Archived News: Archived News 2003 - 2015

Latest Other News August 2015

e-records this month:;

Information Governance: NHS England Information Standard

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Public backs but doesn't use Digi Health ; Recruitment of patient and public voice representatives for NHS England Patient Safety Groups ;

England: Salisbury selects Lorenzo ; Wye Valley second trust for OpenMaxims ; Camden takes 'quantum leap' with iPads ; NME to retain most post NPfiT-era systems ; SCR at 'tipping point' With clinicians ; Royal Orthopaedic first to pick PICS ; eleven trusts benefit from Lorenzo cash ; Medway4 launches on IoM ; City workers view images from EPR

Wales: Wales pilots GP2GP service ; Powys GP practices pilot cross border e-referrals with Royal Shrewsbury

CCG's/Commissioning/Quality Monitoring this month: Innovative contracting for New Care models 3rd September Leeds ; CQC welcomes A Fresh Start for Registration ;

Integrated Services/data this month: Cumbria launches social care referrals ;

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? Cheshire runs large tele-health project

Work in an acute hospital or ambulance service? EMIS helps send emergency patients home ; Chelsea does e-obs on mobile ; Luton turns records space into clinics ;

Work in primary/community care? Stoke practices engage with social media

Work in cancer care? Barts patients use SKYPE

Work with children and young people? National Child Measurement Programme: School feedback letter ; Children and young people’s risk behaviours: discussion paper

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