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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: May - July 2017

NMC/Regulatory Update: NMC announces radical overhaul of nursing education ; NMC and CNOs launch professionalism guide ; Latest email (Feb); Previous emails

GMC info: GMC publishes action plan to improve revalidation

HCPC Update: HCPC releases revised Standards of education and training and guidance ; Updated returning to practise guidance re-launched ; Latest edition of InFocus (May)

Live in Wales? See Diabetics in Wales get Patients Know Best record - read more on your own eNWI page;

Live in Scotland? See NHS Forth Valley saves thousands of pounds by tracking equipment- more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? Nursing is central to our Health Service See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England?See £86M central funding pot for healthcare technology and Government responds on Cyber Security and Data read more news below or look on your own area page

Publications/articles of interest this month; Fit for 2020 Report from the NHS Digital Capability Review ; Who are PRSB and what is their role in digital health? ; PRSB Project Report: Information sharing with care homes ; NHS forensic computing unit helps convict fraudsters ; BCS Report: Blueprint for Cyber Security in Healthand Care ; Alliance formed to be voice of health sector as UK leaves EU ; Quality Improvement in Mental Health ; Rebooting Health & Social Care Integration

Web Sites and Apps of interest this month; Mersey Care advancing suicide prevention app ; NHS Digital releases cervical screening data tool ; “Life’s so much easier” with new self-care app for warfarin therapy patients ; Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust help create vital signs app ; Could Apple be working on its own glucose monitoring technology? ; Evergreen Life app launches nationwide ; Humber signs with My Health Guide for three years ; Recommended MSK Indicator set

Events/Education/Training/Resources: Digital Pioneers Programme ; On Line Learning Resource on Homeless Health Nursing ;

Archived News: Archived News 2003 - 2017

Latest Other News May - July 2017

e-records this month:;

Information Governance and central data collection: : New Review highly critical of NHS Digital's capabilities ; BUPA employee stole half a million customers' health insurance data ; Government confirms national opt-out for patient data (England) ; DeepMind Health told to change its public perception ; 1,700 cases of potential harm from undelivered medical mail ; NHS Improvement debates cybersecurity responsibilities ; Welsh GP administrator fined for illegally accessing patient records

Personal Health records/Personal Health: People want to share their health data with Google ;

England: UCLH signs with Epic ; Somerset A&E clinicians benefit from EPR ; Liverpool launches GDR strategy with region wide ; Moorfields picks Hipcom ; St Helens and Knowsley selects System C for PAS and EPR ; Papworth Hospital staff benefit from Lorenzo deployment ; West Suffolk identifies data errors in discharge summaries ; Active national support key to EPR success, says leading CCIO ;Mid Essex goes live with Lorenzo EPR across organisation ; Western Sussex reports benefits from in-house IT helpdesk ;North Staffordshire goes live with Lorenzo EPR ; 350,000 errors found in child immunisation IT system switchover ; Bolton delivers one of the largest PAS mergers ; Birmingham Children’s goes live with paediatric e-prescribing ; Lorenzo failure leaves nearly 15,000 Sheffield patients without letters ; System C will link child health records across the south

CCG's/Commissioning/Quality Monitoring this month: CQC finds insurance issues with online healthcare provider ; Digital GP service found to be neither safe or effective by CQC ; New performance data on private healthcare providers published

Integrated Services/data this month; London goes live with capital-wide child info service ; Tech companies join dforces to integrate health & social care ; Child protection information sharing delays roll-out deadline ; Patients Knows Best lets Surrey view single care record ; Rebooting Health & Social Care Integration ;

Work in Telephone consultation/telehealth/?London Ambulance New Year IT failure blamed on upgrade ; Voice detection system used to aid diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease ;

Work in an acute hospital or ambulance service? Robo-surgeons revolutionise Barts Health ; DrDoctor expands its services across 3 NHS Trusts ; Entia receives £1 million to develop take-home blood testing kit ; NHS needs more advanced paramedics to ease A & E pressure, says NICE

Work in primary/community care? More statistics added to GP Data Hub

Work in Mental Health? Mental health systems frustrate staff and impact patients ; Instagram and Snapchat worst for young people’s mental health ; Quality Improvement in Mental Health

Work in Neurology or Neurosurgery? New patient monitoring system deployed in London

 

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