TEL News July 2017

TEL News is your monthly update keeping you up to speed with all that is Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) in healthcare. TEL News includes information from Health Education England’s (HEE) TEL Programme team, the e-Learning for Healthcare Programme, e-Learning and simulation Leads across the local offices and other updates we think you will find useful.

Working the night shift: preparation, survival and recovery

Working at night is an essential part of providing a comprehensive
24-hour service to patients in the NHS. However, night work requires
doctors to remain awake and alert when physiologically programmed to
be asleep. Changes to working patterns as a result of implementing the
European Working Time Directive (EWTD) also mean that most junior doctors now work full 11- to 13-hour night shifts,