Clinical update

ONCOassist app: what nurses need to know

According to a recent study this oncology app saves time, increases efficiency and provides a seamless patient experience
ONCOassist app

According to a recent study the ONCOassist app saves time, increases efficiency and provides a seamless patient experience

Essential facts

A little over a decade ago, apps were at an embryonic stage. Few of us had them on our mobile phones and those who did used them mainly to play games.

Now, many areas of personal and work lives are shaped by apps, with patients and healthcare professionals becoming increasingly reliant on sophisticated mobile tools.

A survey by technology giant Philips found that people were routinely using apps to monitor their health. Data from technology company Netis Informatics suggests 66% of people in the UK use health apps.

The RCN recognises there are many ‘reliable and trustworthy’ apps

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