Health secretary calls time on NHS pagers
England’s health and social care secretary has ordered a ban on pagers in the NHS for non-emergency communications by the end of 2021.
3 minutes: Carey McClellan
Carey McClellan talks about dividing his week between practising as an extended scope practitioner in emergency care and directing his tech company
Scottish government plans immediate start to developing real-time access to patient e-records
Scotland’s physiotherapists will use a national digital platform to access real-time information from electronic patient records, under proposals in the Scottish government’s digital health and care strategy.
Artificial intelligence could help NHS physios with exercise compliance
Artificial intelligence (AI) can analyse data collected on wearable technology and help NHS clinicians support changes in patients’ behaviour, research suggests.
SPSC17: Allied health professionals and engineers collaborate to develop healthcare solutions
An associate professor with a nursing and midwifery background and a product designer have joined forces to use medical technologies to help patients live independently.
SPSC17: Physios should embrace technology in stroke rehab, says biomechanics lecturer
Many physiotherapy students are anxious about the use of biomechanics in rehab, according to a lecturer in biomedical engineering.
Wolverhampton NHS trust’s teletracking system picks up Carter innovation award
CSP member Samantha McIntosh played a key role in implementing an NHS electronic tracking system which was picked from 30-plus entrants as the winner of the first Carter innovation award.
Physio wins digital pioneer award for use of modems to help patients at home
A physiotherapist who uses technology to help monitor patients who receive non-invasive ventilation (NIV) at home has received an award for being a digital pioneer.
Nuffield Trust calls on physios to help patients use NHS digital services
Increasing patient uptake of NHS digital services will require effort on the part of physiotherapists and other staff, according to a report by the Nuffield Trust.
ER-WCPT: Go beyond just embracing the technology revolution, says professor
Physios and other health care professionals need to go one step further than just using new technology for their patients. They also need to change patterns of working to reflect the possibilities for healthcare delivery that such innovations offer.