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The iDoc Project: free smart phones and apps for junior doctors in Wales

Our recent post covered the news that Leeds medical school students have been given an iPhone to support their studies.  Innovative? Yes, but not the first of its kind in the UK. The Wales Deanery have previously evaluated the use of … Continue reading

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Leeds med school students get an iPhone: but what happens when they graduate?

There was considerable press interest this week (BBC, eHealthInsider, TechRadar) in a new initiative by the Leeds University: issuing a free iPhone to students in their final two years of medical school. The devices come with unlimited mobile internet for … Continue reading

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Policy and economics: Two obstacles to greater mobile phone use by health care professionals

The recent change in guidance issued to NHS Trusts by the Department of Health has added further legitimacy to the use of mobile phones by health care professionals (HCPs). For more information, please see Using mobile phones in UK hospitals: what … Continue reading

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