Letterkenny University Hospital receives two awards

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The eRoster Project at Letterkenny University Hospital won two awards for their e-rostering system at the hospital.

The project was a finalist in five categories at the Allocate User Group Conference which took place recently in Birmingham.

Dr Anne Drake, Director of Nursing, received an award for improving working lives through technology.

The second award went to Michelle Donnelly, e-Rostering Project Manager for outstanding contribution by an individual.

The eRostering project was officially launched on 30th April 2015 at Letterkenny University Hospital. The Nursing team at LUH are implementing an eRostering system using Allocate products and will facilitate the roll out of eRoster training to approximately 860 nursing staff.

Sean Murphy, General Manager, Letterkenny University Hospital said; “The e-Rostering system provides information on ward staffing levels, skill mix and patient activity, which enables the manager to make informed decisions. By minimizing risk and maximising quality of care and patient safety.

eRostering supports nurse managers with the tools and information necessary to have the right numbers of staff, in the right place at the right time to deliver quality service.”