NHS launches drive to improve ‘e-nursing’

NHS Digital has launched e-nursing week in support of the campaign to re-educate the NHS workforce for a digital future. | Story via OnMedica

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NHS Digital estimates that in many settings nurses provide 80% of patient care and they are often the clinicians leading the way in utilising new technology, and creating innovative ways of improving care using new digital tools.

The Royal College of Nursing says that the effective use of information and digital technologies is a key enabler in delivering better health and social care, now and in the future and its current campaign, “Every nurse an e-nurse” seeks to ensure nurses across the NHS have the tools, skills and resources they need to make the best use of technology and act as effective e-nurses.

Full story at NHS Digital

Related Chief Nursing Officer blog: Setting an example as technology leaders

 

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