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Development and delivery of the trainee nursing associate pilot curriculum.Roulston, Christina; Davies, Miriam (2019-04-11)This article discusses the recently launched curriculum for nursing associates and the authors' involvement in the development of a medicine management module. This required recognition of the challenges in an ever-changing healthcare environment with, in this instance, limited guidance from the Nursing and Midwifery Council and associated professional organisations and with multiple stakeholders to satisfy. Curriculum development therefore required consideration of the concerns of service users and providers regarding the integration of this new, poorly understood role, its potential effect on skill mix and lack of knowledge regarding proposed regulation.
Evaluation of the Broseley Health Technology PilotMabhala, Mzwandile A.; Bailey, Jan; Davies, Miriam; Enyinna, Chinwe; University of ChesterThis document reports on the evaluation of a health technology pilot, which was delivered by Shropshire Council’s Public Health Team. This service evaluation explored the usability and acceptability of three consumer smart devices in a group of older adults who live within the community. The devices are the “Echo Dot”, “Echo Show” and “Fitness Tracker”. The intention of the evaluation was to identify whether these devices meet the needs of its users, their experiences using the equipment and the impact of having and using this equipment.