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by pcooper
Wed Sep 21, 2011 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Online Consent for Epidurals
Replies: 8
Views: 41106

Re: Online Consent for Epidurals

I think you are quite a long way from deciding what software any eventual project/website will run on . Once the information you are wanting to get over and how you anticipate the users will access it and navigate from one thing to the next is worked out, that is then the stage of seeing what softwa...
by pcooper
Thu May 12, 2011 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Future SCATA meetings
Replies: 2
Views: 8845

Future SCATA meetings

As outlined in my email, the possibilities that the committee have considered are *having a one -day meeting timed to allow delegates to attend for just the day , obviating an overnight stay. *having a SCATA session as part of other meetings ( eg AAGBI ASM/WSM) , either as a parallel session or an e...
by pcooper
Thu Dec 04, 2008 8:24 am
Forum: Rota Management Software
Topic: Web-based Anaesthesia Rota Management
Replies: 24
Views: 68076

Re: Web-based Anaesthesia Rota Management

so these things dont actually save work - they just duplicate it . They keep data and now you have to as well. And then there is the time and effort that goes into checking it all and then resolving any disputes.
by pcooper
Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:42 am
Forum: Rota Management Software
Topic: Web-based Anaesthesia Rota Management
Replies: 24
Views: 68076

Re: Web-based Anaesthesia Rota Management

currently going through job-planning abetted by data from one of these things, I am convinced they are a bad idea. Even though they may not start as such, it gives control to management , who then produce data to suit them in a format that suits them. Im now convinced that, for the people 'at the co...
by pcooper
Wed Dec 03, 2008 6:50 am
Forum: Rota Management Software
Topic: Web-based Anaesthesia Rota Management
Replies: 24
Views: 68076

Re: Web-based Anaesthesia Rota Management

currently going through job-planning abetted by data from one of these things, I am now convinced they are a bad idea. Even though they may not start as such, it gives control to management , who then produce data to suit them in a format that suits them. Im now convinced that, for the people 'at th...
by pcooper
Sun Nov 16, 2008 6:01 pm
Forum: Rota Management Software
Topic: Web-based Anaesthesia Rota Management
Replies: 24
Views: 68076

Re: Web-based Anaesthesia Rota Management

( not that i regularly read the Guardian, you understand .......) http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/nov/14/baby-p-haringey-laming-report "In every walk of life, the computer screen has become a professional comfort blanket................... It demotes the value of informal contact with c...
by pcooper
Wed Nov 12, 2008 12:29 pm
Forum: Rota Management Software
Topic: Web-based Anaesthesia Rota Management
Replies: 24
Views: 68076

Re: Web-based Anaesthesia Rota Management

we have just started using one of these systems Heres some comments from one of my colleagues ( reproduced with permission) . we used to do our rota with one person doing it whilst in theatre with a pen and paper and then an excel spreadsheet ( with suitable error cheking) and macros to store/analys...
by pcooper
Tue Oct 14, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: Rota Management Software
Topic: Web-based Anaesthesia Rota Management
Replies: 24
Views: 68076

Re: Web-based Anaesthesia Rota Management

Do you mean web-based app, LAN -accessible app or just computer with an internet connection ? You can send SMS/email from a stand alone machine . Excel macros can send emails and I was doing it 3 years ago from a rota spreadsheet. I saw the CLWRota at ASM. - PHP + PostgreSQL . We use spinfusion. htt...