Browsing Tag 'Autumn 2014'

New Scheme Hailed A Success

A scheme devised by NHS Forth Valley health promotion staff to raise the confidence and self esteem of pupils in Forth Valley has proved a resounding success. Nine girls from the five secondary schools in Clackmannanshire were recognised for their […]

Autumn 2014

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Reflecting on Events in the Workplace

Values-based reflective practice, or VBRP as it is known, is a safe, non-judgemental method of reflecting on events in the workplace.  The aim is to explore a situation by using three levels of seeing – noticing, wondering and realising. In […]

Autumn 2014

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A Colourful Run

On a very hot Sunday morning, members of the Operational HR Team donned their running shoes to take part in the 2014 Colour Me RAD 5K run for Strathcarron Hospice. At the start of the race they were as clean […]

Autumn 2014

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Sing While You Work

Hot on the heels of the formation of a choir in the Women and Children’s Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital comes news of another opportunity for staff to voice their musical talents.  This time it’s a choir for any […]

Autumn 2014

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Living With Cancer

Today many people live with cancer and the effects of their treatment for years. Now the eHealth ‘Cancer Treatment Summary’ project will enable significant events (treatments / side effects / follow up plans / prognosis) to be extracted from the […]

Autumn 2014

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Information on the Move

The use of iPads by NHS Forth Valley staff is reaping benefits in spades. The latest news is that the Reliable Rescue Team are going to be trialling their use to support patient handovers. Using an iPad in Blocks A […]

Autumn 2014

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One Stop Shop

Log in once, and get access to patient information from a variety of sources. Clinical Portal is a new system which allows clinical users to view details stored on EDMS, SCI Store, eWard, TOPAS, PiMS and the Substance Misuse Service […]

Autumn 2014

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Are You Keeping Pace?

Are you keeping pace with the modern evolving Health Record Services department? Although the paper case note is still maintained, for efficiency and patient safety, the Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) should be used alongside paper notes especially in outpatients, […]

Autumn 2014

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MiDIS for Minis

Clinical records of more than 26,000 patients seen by members of the allied health professions (AHPs) including physiotherapists, radiographers, and dietitians, have now been entered on MiDIS, the Multi-Disciplinary Information System, an electronic patient record. Since May 2013, Nicola Henderson, […]

Autumn 2014

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Your Guide to eHealth

We are all aware of the term ehealth – but how many of us know exactly what it means and how ehealth solutions are supporting clinicians in the day-to-day delivery of patient care? The next few pages feature some examples […]

Autumn 2014

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