Nurses’ use of technology for patient assessment and observation is improving patient care and safety, as case studies from Croydon and Merseyside show.
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New report by trust chief executive Tricia Hart says the scheme, which is now being rolled out across the hospital, can provide major benefits.
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A new clinical monitoring system using hand held mobile technology has been introduced into the Trust. The new system has started on De Cham Ward at Conquest Hospital and will be rolled out across our acute hospitals at Conquest and Eastbourne, and become fully operational by October 2014.
iPads and iPods will become commonplace on ward as Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust adopts VitalPAC.
Patients at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital now have their condition monitored via an electronic system which automatically alerts staff if they start to deteriorate, enabling a quicker clinical response, improving safety and enhancing patient care.