Session ID: 

Nursing Care Plans the UK Way: Lessons from a Pilot Site

11:30am - 12:30pm Thursday, February 14
Orlando - Orange County Convention Center


Nursing care plans have been introduced in Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as part of the Trust's plan to go digital; however, this process has not been without its challenges. This session outlines the thinking behind the build, exploring the philosophy of nursing adopted and technical features of the EHR exploited to support the nurse at the bedside. The speakers will examine the challenges faced when using nursing care plans for the first time and the steps taken by the Trust to facilitate an effective documentation workflow, while maintaining user engagement and technical functionality.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify the challenges related to electronic nursing care plans
  • Apply the learning gained from this presentation to their healthcare setting
  • Evaluate the approach to be taken when electronic nursing care plans are developed for their healthcare setting


Chief Nurse Informatics Officer,
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Digital Divisional lead for Surgery & Oncology,
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Clinical Informaticists
Nurse, CNO, CNIO