Nurse Coordinators/practitioners provide nursing leadership and clinical skills to all wards and patients at night, helping to reduce junior doctors working hours. They currently rely on pager and land-line communications in receiving and managing up to 200 calls a night. The project will provide a dedicated Hospital@Night task management system, supported by tablets and smartphones, freeing up time for the Coordinators/practitioners to be clinically available to patients, educate ward teams and ensure requests are prioritised in a timely manner.
The Hospital@Night System Project will have three phases:
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