Northern Ireland Archived News: 2006
New CFH Briefing Paper on UK-wide, Cross Border e-records: UK cross-border transfer of electronic patient information
Work in Education? See the eHealth NHS-Connectivity Forum Presentations
NMC Update: The NMC's Chief Executive, Sarah Thewlis, will be speaking about the future direction of nursing at the New Connaught Rooms in London on Tuesday 23 January 2007 and importantly see NMC responds to Government Healthcare Regulation Consultation. If you are a Midwife see New Supervisor Standards
See your new HPSS Newsletter 'Health e-Future'
Interested in Competences? Opportunity to take part in a one day Skiils for Health Rationalisation Workshop in Belfast on 24th October email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want more information
NMC this month: Don't forget the Consultation on the Fee
Work in education? Read about the NHS-HE Forum
Work as a nurse anywhere in the UK? Current NMC news: You can now read about Council members on line and NMC launches new leaflet on nurses and midwives who prescribe drugs - read the Leaflet. (Interested in the current review of the regulation of non-medical healthcare professions? See the RCN Response ). Last but by no means least - do take part in the NMC Consultation on increasing the annual fee from £43 to £80 from August 07
New report 'Modernising Nursing Careers' launched for Northern Ireland nurses
Patients 'miss 16m appointments' - could eHealth options offer any help? See The doctor will text you now: is there a role for the mobile telephone in health care?
Work as a nurse anywhere in the UK? Current NMC news: New NMC President announced, NMC Announce Simulation and Practice Learning Project , The Regulation of the Non-Medical Healthcare Professions (see associated Report/Consultation Future of Healthcare Regulation ) and Fees Summary including annual fee
Podcasting for eHealth Nurses Network - do any of you fancy taking part in a similar thing to this - Peer podcasts for doctors' forum - if so - who would you like to question and/or what do you feel are the key current issues for nurses in Northern Ireland? please let us know
Inteteresting article: In Pursuit of Nursing’s Preferred Future
Take part in the current RCN Survey - Your e-health depends on IT
.Are you a nurse or a midwife? Changes to the PREP standard from July 1st
Care for clients with psoriasis? New website
Work in Primary Care? Interested in Cardio Vascular Disease? New Free Live Webcast learning opportunity starts 30th May 2006, at 2pm with Reducing risk in cardiovascular disease: Achieving goals and targets
Monthly Hospital Waiting Times available on line. Health Minister Paul Goggins said he is absolutely committed to driving forward healthcare reform in Northern Ireland.
Are you a School Nurse? A Midwife? Or are you just interested in Mobile Phone Text Based Consultation? RCN Information in Nursing Forum with IHCS Bournemouth University have produced an Investigation of Current Practice and Associated Best Practice Guidelines
New RCN publication! Putting Information at the Heart of Nursing Care
Telecare Solutions For Patients With Learning Difficulties. Knockeden, a supported living scheme in Northern Ireland, is a key example of telecare
Work in the Community and interested in the technology needed for an integrated healthcare community? Also see Why do nurses and health visitors, who are seeing exactly the same patients as GPs, need a different electronic record system? Do you agree? Does this reflect your practice in Northern Ireland?
See the Concordat which provides a framework for co-operation between the Department of Health and the departments or directorates concerned with health and social care in the UK Department of Health, and Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Northern Ireland.
Work with children? See the Report 'Passing it on' - the Children's Rights Director's report on what children think about people who work with them passing on confidential information to each other.
Be sure you are up to date with the new Resuscitation Guidelines 2005
Are you a midwife? The RCM Library now provides access for RCM members to a collection of 'top twenty' electronic textbooks in midwifery.