We are pleased to announce that an updated version of the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Screening Management and Reporting Tool (SMART) IT system is available to users of the system from tomorrow (2 August 2016).
We had to carry out rigorous user testing and address any 'bugs and fixes' before releasing version 5.6 of the system. We know trusts have been eagerly awaiting this release and apologise for the delay.
Version 5.6 of NIPE SMART incorporates a number of change requests. These are requests from multiple users of the system that have been agreed and funded by the NIPE programme as part of the regular programme review process.
- improved processes for managing babies who are transferred between hospitals
- enhanced consent functionality
- improved navigation direct access from the system to national KPI reports (superusers only)
- a new read only access that may benefit other approved organisations/professionals such as child health information systems, trust IT staff and GPs
A summary of the changes is listed in the table below. NIPE SMART designated leads have received detailed release notes with screen shots to help users understand the changes.
In addition, we will be holding WebEx (virtual online) demonstrations for users, starting with:
- 5 August 2016, 13:30-14:30
- 9 August 2016, 13:30-14:30
To access these WebEx demonstrations, or for more information, please email PHE.ANNB-Admin@nhs.net.
Summary of NIPE SMART version 5.6 changes:
|US01 – Bulk User Create function enhanced to create users for more than one facility|
|US02 – Screening Tab updates:
|US04 – provide read only access option|
|US09 – correct date formats in export file|
|US10 – remove ability to click Save twice (as that incorrectly resulted in the record being created without a care path status)|
|US11 – provide access to KPI reports from within SMART|
|US13 – enhancements to consent model|
|US15 – remove the default age to value for KPI1 pre-defined search|
|US16 – allow patients to be linked to the NHS postcode directory|
|US17 – allow more local risk factors to be created, but limit that such that only 10 can be current and allow them to be sorted|
|US19 – correct date formats in merges|
|US20 – include practitioner in merge and export|
|US22 – update expiry date for users|
|US23 – changes to patient share function|
Established users will know how NIPE SMART has evolved over time in response to feedback and change requests from our users.
We hope this latest release will enhance the effectiveness of the system. Please continue to send change requests to the NIPE helpdesk.
Please send any other comments via the PHE Screening helpdesk.
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