NHS England awards £1.1 million to develop new digital monitoring system for critically ill patients

Dr Mike Celinski

Dr Mike Celinski

First published in News

SOUTHAMPTON doctors and IT experts have been awarded £1.1 million by NHS England to develop a new digital monitoring system for critically ill patients.

The funding comes under the Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards funding and covers half the total cost of switching from paper to electronic records in all five intensive care units at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

It means data will auto-matically be collected from monitors and devices used to support patients receiving treatment for potentially life-threatening injuries and illnesses.

Dr Mike Celinski, consultant in general intensive care, said: “The implementation of the clinical information system will revolutionise the way our doctors and nurses collect, process and present patient information, resulting in improved patient care.”

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree