Enhancing patient safety at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Were delighted to announce our first partnership outside of London to help doctors and nurses break new ground in the NHSs use of digital technology.Streams is our secure mobile app that helps doctors and nurses give faster urgent care to patients showing signs of deterioration by giving them the right information more quickly. Over the next five years, well be rolling it out at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust as part of a new partnership. You can find out more on the trusts website.Our collaboration with Taunton and Somerset follows on from our work with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust. Nurses already using Streams at the Royal Free tell us that the app is saving them up to two hours a day, allowing them to redirect valuable time back into targeted patient care.Where some current systems can take hours, Streams uses breaking news style alerts to notify clinicians within seconds when a test results indicates that one of their patients shows signs of becoming ill.Read More