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Chief nurse hails “great opportunity” for digital tech

NHS Digital chief nurse Anne Cooper is hailing the use of technology as an opportunity to accelerate the contribution community nurses make to patient care. In the Queen’s Nursing Institute report, Cooper discusses how community nurses, and the services they work for, are responding to the opportunities the fast-paced digital agenda offers. She states that…


NHS staff struggle to work with IT systems

A survey by the Guardian has revealed that less than a quarter of healthcare professionals in the NHS think that the organisation’s IT systems are appropriate for current demands. The Guardian’s Healthcare Network survey collects responses from 1,016 NHS workers and details the inefficiencies caused by IT systems. According to the survey, six out of…


Emis Health loses NHS contract in Wales

GP practices across Wales will be forced to change IT systems after it was announced that Emis Health will no longer be used by NHS Wales. Emis Health is one of two IT systems currently used by GPs across Wales and covers 195 practices. The decision was made by NHS Wales after EMIS Health failed…

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