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Digital nurses: Taking the NHS into the 21st century

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The NHS is undergoing a digital transformation as technology advances and healthcare consumers seek novel, digitally driven ways of receiving care. Indeed, the NHS Long Term Plan (2019) places great emphasis on the future of digitally enabled care, highlighting that it will become mainstream across the NHS.1 What exactly does this mean for nurses?

The benefits of incorporating technology into nursing practice

Incorporating information and communication technologies (ICTs) into healthcare has many benefits – both for patients and nurses. Digital tools can be used to:

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