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Why is Collaboration So Important?

Fran Beadle is the National Clinical Informatics lead for nursing at NHS Wales Informatics Service and a Fellow of the Faculty. Over the past two decades she has combined her nursing and informatics expertise to develop key improvements for patients and clinicians. In this article, Fran makes the case for improved involvement and communication with nursing around digital systems, to help engagement and adoption.

“Digital physios, data geeks and curious clinicians!”

Faculty Fellow Euan McComiskie is UK Health Informatics Lead for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and has been working within physiotherapy in Scotland for over a decade. In this article, Euan discusses the growing importance of informatics within physiotherapy across the UK and the steps he and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy are taking to ensure practitioners are appropriately guided and educated within the growing digital health and care landscape.

Faculty of Clinical Informatics breaks new ground by launching its landmark Competency Project this month

The Faculty of Clinical Informatics has embarked on a landmark Core Competency Project, which is a vital first step towards professionalising clinical informatics in the UK by defining key attributes for accreditation.

Improving Clinical Usability and Safety – the role of Clinical Informatics

Dr Chris Paton, Head of the Global Health Informatics research group in the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health at the University of Oxford, discusses the role of clinical informatics in improving clinical usability and safety.

“Some sector, some workforce!”: Keith Strahan on the importance of the social care sector

Faculty of Clinical Informatics Founding Fellow and Council member Keith Strahan is a registered social worker with experience working in multidisciplinary teams in hospitals, mental health, community and primary care. We’re really pleased that he has taken the time to discuss how adult social care and healthcare can work together effectively, using informatics.

The Role of Clinical Informatics and Clinical Informaticians in Improving Health and Social Care

Faculty of Clinical Informatics explains what ‘Clinical Informatics’ is and how it uses information & IT to capture, use and communicate clinical knowledge to provide vital support to health & social care professionals, ensuring that workers can provide safe, efficient and effective person-centred care in the best way.