UPDATES FOR TISSUE VIABILITY AND PODIATRY
Pressure ulcer and Moisture Lesion Competency Assessment -http://www.staffnet.ggc.scot.nhs.uk/Acute/Division%20Wide%20Services/TissueViabilityServiceAcuteDivision/Documents/PU%20and%20ML%20competency%20Mar18.pdf This should be completed annually by each ward. It should also be completed by the ward if it is highlighted as a hotspot.
Tissue Viability voice over presentation http://www.staffnet.ggc.scot.nhs.uk/Acute/Division%20Wide%20Services/TissueViabilityServiceAcuteDivision/Pages/AcuteResourceFolder-Education.aspx the presentation can be found in the top link on this page 'Annual Pressure ulcer and Moisture Lesion Competency Assessment (RED folder training)
Podiatry pressure ulcer prevention narrated presentation can be found using the following link: http://www.staffnet.ggc.scot.nhs.uk/ACUTE/REHAB%20ASSESSMENT/PODIATRY/Pages/CPRforfeet.aspx
Heel Pressure redistribution Guidelines can be found through the link below. This provides a clear flow chart on when to refer to Orthotics and Podiatry. http://www.staffnet.ggc.scot.nhs.uk/Info%20Centre/PoliciesProcedures/GGCClinicalGuidelines/GGC%20Clinical%20Guidelines%20Electronic%20Resource%20Direct/Heel%20Pressure%20Redistribution%20Guidance%20Acute%20Adult%20Inpatient.pdf
UPDATE: NHSGGC is introducing Hospital Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (HEPMA) which will replace the paper inpatient kardex.
It would be helpful if you have undertaken the Learnpro module and have access set up in advance of the PILOT commencing, in the event that you are booked for shifts in the Pilot area. Facilitators will also be onsite during the Pilot period to offer training and support. Further information is available in the December Newsletter
RMNs > If you are an RMN and involved in patient care or administration at NHSGGC then you are now required to be trained on TrakCare. Training on the application, for new users, is mandatory
If you do not currently have an NHS GGC Network account/log in details; or your login has expired please contact the Staff Bank for advice on getting set up [email protected]
RNs (acute) > UPDATE: The Rollout of HEPMA (Hospital Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration - which will replace the paper inpatient kardex) continues within NHS GGC acute across QEUH Level 7 and ARU1. For more information go to HR Connect>Staff Banks>Nursing & Midwifery Staff Bank
It is important that as a Registered Nurse you complete the HEPMA Learnpro module. Following which you would be issued with login details for the HEMPA system. As the PILOT rolls out across level & QEUH it is essential that you have undertaken the Learnpro module and have access set up in the event that you are booked for shifts in these areas. Support will be available on site. If you do not currently have an NHS GGC Network account/log in details; or your login has expired please contact the Staff Bank for advice on getting set up [email protected]
The Learnpro Module is now active under eHealth Systems: GGC eHealth: HEPMA Nursing Training
Nurse Bank Management Team