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Ann Slee, NHS England gives update on delivering a paperless NHS

Ann Slee EPrescribing Lead NHS England gives update on delivering a paperless NHS at today’s conference. Ann discussed:

  • implementation locally: delivering and moving forward with eprescribing
  • where Electronic Prescribing fits into Electronic Patient Records
  • moving forward: critical success factors


Ann Slee full presentation is available for download at the end of this page.

In her presentation Ann stated: 

"We have a journey to go through and everyone can go different ways to get to paperless"

"The Digital Maturity Index will be a census"

"Current measures of eprescribing are not very helpful"

"Going through a rapid evolution as expecting to see 50-60% trusts go paperless in the next 18 months"

"Will wider digital maturity work in mental health, this  will start being rolled out from May"

Ann Slee Biography:

Ann is a pharmacist, an expert in electronic prescribing and a former clinical lead for ePrescribing for England. She has extensive experience in both the development and deployment of ePrescribing systems. She has also worked at Director of Pharmacy level in the NHS leading the development of clinical pharmacy and the modernization of the service using robotics and health-IT. She holds a number of honorary clinical academic appointments, has held a Health Foundation Leadership Fellowship and been a member of the NHS Evidence and NCAS Advisory Boards. 

She is currently part of the steering group for the NIHR research grant evaluating the introduction of ePrescribing into secondary care and is leading the ePrescribing work underway as part of the Integrated Digital Care Record initiative with NHS England.

Forthcoming events of interest:

Non-Medical Prescribing
Tuesday 2 June 2015 
ICO Conference Centre, London

Reducing Medication Errors
Wednesday 1 July 2015 
Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester

Medicines Optimisation: Ensuring the safe and effective use of medicines
Monday 21 September 2015 
Hallam Conference Centre, London

Non-Medical Prescribing for Pain
Tuesday 22 September 2015 
Hallam Conference Centre, London

Download: Ann Slee Full Presentation

22 April 2015


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