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Five ways EPR will help with winter pressures

EPR can never be the solution to this increase in numbers through our front doors, but it could certainly help to ease the strain. Here’s five ways …

Community Health

Time for bed

Before the days of computerised systems, tracking beds can be a full-time job for teams of nurses and other staff. This task means nurses are often …

Six ways EPR could improve life for nurses...

Patient records all in one place: <b>“With all of a patient’s records in EPR, there’ll be no more running around trying to find paperwork.”</b><i><br>Louise</i> …

NHS

Could you be an EPR Friend?

A good friend is someone who is always there when you need a helping hand…. and that’s exactly what EPR friends will be doing when we introduce EPR …

programme update

The process of creating an Electronic Patient Record system for two NHS Trusts is a complex one, involving literally thousands of crucial decisions …

NHS

What are the top ten benefits of EPR for Emergency Departments?

The busy Emergency Department could be one of the biggest winners when EPR goes live. Many routine tasks will be automated and information that helps …

Hundreds of staff attend EPR roadshows in Oct 2015

In October 2015, over 700 people attended EPR roadshows across four hospital sites, to get their first view of the new computerised records …

Demonstration

Be a flu fighter and find out more about EPR

With flu season on the horizon, it's time for healthcare staff to become 'Flu Fighters' again - and this year the EPR team are joining the battle …

NHS

Get set for EPR Electronic Patient Records (EPR) are set to change how everyone in the Trust works and preparations for its introduction are now truly under way. It’s easy to think of EPR as simply a computer system that takes our current paper-based health records and stores them digitally. In reality, EPR will bring about a step-change in how we work. This system will not only help us to treat patients more effectively by giving healthcare staff easier access to up-to-date information, it will also use this information to improve our care, giving us the tools we need to be safer and more efficient. Over the coming months, the EPR team will be previewing the system with teams across the Trust and telling you the ways it could help you in your work. If you’d like a member of the EPR team to visit your team, contact: 
EPR-Enquiries@this.nhs.uk Give contact information, your team / department name and a couple of options for times and dates if possible.

The computer that stops you falling over.

<b>Falls are a significant risk in both hospital and community environments and the results can be catastrophic. Broken limbs and damaged confidence are</b> …

NHS

When drug errors are a thing of the past

When a doctor prescribes a drug it’s usually because they intend tackle a clinical problem, not create one, but due to miscommunication or …

EPR: Staff News

Bradford's lead nurse for the EPR programme has been invited to speak at a European conference about our successful launchRead More<p>Message pools …

Taking the pressure off

Any patient coming into hospital is at risk of developing a pressure ulcer. Often bed-bound and more frequently in the old and frail, the sedentary …

Medical Technology

Testing times

In a busy hospital, with a whole team of clinicians caring for sick patients and paper-based notes making record keeping a challenge, its no wonder …

NHS

These boots were made for walking.

Every set of medical notes has its own story to tell. It’s hard to estimate how many miles one set of medical notes travels, but those moving them …

NHS

Local NHS Trusts join forces to go paperless by 2018

Electronic patient records will improve care for everyone<p>In 2013, the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, declared that the health service …

Radiation Therapy

EPR: News

Bradford's lead nurse for the EPR programme has been invited to speak at a European conference about our successful launchRead More<p>Message pools …

NHS

In the battle with Sepsis, EPR can make patients the winners

Sepsis is a common, but potentially life-threatening condition, in which the body’s immune system goes into overdrive in response to infection. …

Medicine