“Glasgow hospitals have begun using iPods to train new recruits,” Chris Musson reports for The Evening Times. “City health chiefs are the first in the UK to use the method, which sees new recruits given their inductions using the tiny music players.”
“Health bosses say the system works well because there’s less chance of ‘human error’ if all staff are told exactly the same thing through earphones,” Musson reports. “The training is being used at operating theatres in Glasgow Royal Infirmary, and the labour and neonatal unit of the neighbouring Princess Royal Maternity. It will shortly be introduced at the Western Infirmary’s A&E department. The system, called Voicemap, sees each new member of staff given an audio tour describing the layout of their workplace and potential safety issues.”
More in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “hugh” for the heads up.]
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