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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.

“Use your digital skills to improve Health Outcomes!” Chris Dickson on involving nurses in the digital agenda

Faculty Fellow Chris Dickson is Senior Clinical Lead with NHS Digital, on the e-health steering committee for the Royal College of Nursing, and a paediatric nurse. Chris has been kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to write about the importance of informatics in allowing nursing professionals, and all health and social care disciplines, to shape the future of digital health. This blog also includes views from Chris’s RCN colleagues Matt Butler and Claire Buchner.

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.

"In it to win it!": Anne Cooper discusses her hopes for the Faculty

Chief Clinical Digital Officer Anne Cooper reflects on the formation and her hopes for the Faculty of Clinical Informatics, whilst questioning how to increase the number of nurses and women working in this key clinical profession.