TITLE

Right information at the right time

AUTHOR(S)
Povey, Enid
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Emergency Nurse;Dec2009, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on online self-assessment tools (SATs) introduced by the NHS Direct health information and advice service of the British National Health Service (NHS). SATs provide health advice via the Internet but they are integrated with the telephone service of NHS Direct. The website of NHS Direct offers symptom-based SATs dealing with contraception, mental health, and colds and influenza. It is emphasized that digital platforms such as SATs can help in ensuring that patients would be able to access the right information in a timely manner.
ACCESSION #
46766516

 

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