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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: September - October 2014

NMC/Regulatory Update: First nurses and midwives to pilot the system of revalidation this spring ; Openness and honesty - the professional duty of candour ; Better legislation for better regulation: the case for legislative reform ; Latest NMC Update

HCPC Update: Call for research proposals on newly qualified registrants' preparation for practice ; CPD audit report published; Consultation on Rules for professional indemnity ; Current In Focus

Live in Wales? See New Myrddin module collects birth details - read more on your own eNWI page ;

Live in Scotland? See Glasgow works with Emis on child health -- more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Northern Ireland consults on IT strategy - See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England?See London should be digital health pioneer and Second NHS wi-fi survey underway - 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: The state of health care and adult social care in England 2013/14 ; Operating within a digital NHS? ; The future of mental health ; RCP announces Future Hospital sites ; Securing Our Digital Future ; NIB strategy due ‘later this year’ ; Lessons and learning from AQuA's Integrated Care Discovery Communities ; Could technology transform GP consultations? ; Decisions of Value ; Patients in cintrol: why people with long term conditions must be empowered

Web Sites of interest this month: Free Breast Check App ; My NHS Open Data for Better Services ; Nottingham University Hospital's Guideline App ;

Education/Training: Dermofit skin cancer training app licensed to digital healthcare company ; ; Maudsley Care Pathways for Older Adults and Dementia; Dementia Handbook ; Learning Handbook ; on line e-learning General Medical Contracts ; Online medicines guide expanded ; Learning@NHS Wales

Work in Informatics? Free CPD Webinar 29th October

Archived News: Archived News 2003 - 2014

Latest Other News September - October 2014

e-records this month:;

Information Governance: HSCIC data security report due February ; Patients need 'control panel' for data ; Trusts must comply with data standards ; Apple tightens health data rules

Personal Health records/Personal Health: Four care.data pathfinders chosen ; Southern Health listens with app ; Link consumer tech to health IT; PHRs focus of IT strategy ; My NHS Open Data for Better Services ; Emis creates PHR with Apple HealthKit ; PKB will add genomics to records ;

England: Southport and Ormskirk live with Medway ; Sherwood live with Medway PAS ; Surgeons unaware of paperless plans ; Sheffield to spend £33m on Lorenzo ; North Middlesex moves on with Medway ; Staffordshire and Stoke goes to RiO ;

Wales: Wales tenders for community system

Northern Ireland: NI chooses HP for £100m framework

Health & Social Care 'Integration' this month: South Devon prepares portal pilot ; Wales tenders for community system

CCG's/Commissioning/Quality Monitoring this month: Don't wait for inspectors says CQC ; Four care.data pathfinders chosen ; Two Yorkshire CSUs merge

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth? NHS 111 to screen for Ebola ; NHS E to publish telehealth toolkit ; Scottish COPD patients United4Health

Work in primary care? Docman approved as GPSoC service ; Herts Urgent Care connects to MIG ; E-referrals launch delayed ; GPs practices can opt out of care.data ; Third-party report GP software launched ; Emis creates PHR with Apple HealthKit ; Royal Wolverhampton gets GP records link ; NI leads EU health and care tech project; Half of Scottish GPs offer online meds ; Could technology transform GP consultations?

Work with children and young people? Homerton first for child info system ; Glasgow works with Emis on child health

Work in mental health? Confed wants e-mental health strategy ; London mental health web service planned

 

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