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Applications are now open to join the Faculty of Clinical Informatics!

Due to the success of the previous recruitment round and high levels of interest coming from potential members, the FCI have decided that it is again time to open applications. Apply to join the Faculty up until 17th July 2019.

Sharing digital blueprints across the NHS to improve services for patients and staff

Dr James Reed is the Chief Clinical Information Officer for Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (BSMHFT) and a Fellow of the Faculty. In this blog, James talks about how both patients and staff across BSMHFT are benefitting from apps to record physical and therapeutic observations at the point of care, and why the Global Digital Exemplar blueprinting platform should be the first point of call for NHS organisations introducing digital technology.

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.

Faculty of Clinical Informatics more than doubles as it welcomes two new membership categories aboard

The Faculty of Clinical Informatics’ membership is set to more than double with the exciting new addition of over 200 members, including Member and Associate categories for the first time.

The Faculty of Clinical Informatics welcomes the latest addition of Fellows

April saw the Faculty open a second application round for further Fellows to join our existing cohort and count themselves amongst the first ever members of the UK’s only organisation representing clinical informaticians in health and social care.

Invitation to apply to become a Fellow of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics

Following a hugely successful initial recruitment of Founding Fellows during 2017, we enlisted over double the expected opening total. As of May 2018, we will have elected the first Council and Officers of the Faculty; this milestone in our development means that we are once again open to applications for the next round of Fellows to join our growing membership cohort.