The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) has published new standards for digital outpatient letters which allow clinical information to be recorded, exchanged and accessed consistently across care settings. As more care and a wider range of specialist services are delivered out of hospital, the importance of well-structured outpatient letters is essential to good communications between clinicians…
The PRSB (Professional Records Standards Body) has launched a project to improve the content and standardise outpatient letters so that professionals, patients and carers receive consistent and reliable, high quality information. As more care and a wider range of specialist services are delivered out of hospital, the importance of well-structured outpatient letters is essential to…
The Royal College of Physicians have announced a new project to develop standards for the content and structure of electronic outpatient letters, to improve continuity of care, and to enable reuse of information in GP systems and for secondary purposes. They would like to hear from you if you use an electronic patient record (EPR)…
A pilot of diabetes patients having outpatient appointments via Skype has reduced A&E attendances amongst participants.
The Diabetes Appointment via Webcam in Newham programme was set up by Newham University Hospital NHS Trust in response to rising demand on diabetes services, poor access to care, poor health outcomes and particularly high ‘did not attend rates’ of 30-50%.
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