What does a chief nurse information officer do – and could you be one?
As digital tech becomes central to healthcare, NHS trusts need CNIOs to help ensure systems work for staff
During the first wave of the pandemic, I was working as a diabetes specialist nurse at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
When seeing patients face to face was deemed too high risk, a lot of my clinical practice shifted to remote working, with patient consultations carried out virtually.
First CNIO at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Thanks to technical advances, I could accurately review my patient’s blood glucose levels in real time using a cloud-based system while consulting with the patient via a video clinic. I was fascinated by the role digital systems could play
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