Temperature

This column shows the patients most recently entered temperature. You can click on the column header and you will then be able to order patients based on their readings, enabling you to easily prioritise patients most at risk. When the patient takes another reading,...

SaO2

This column shows the patients most recently entered oxygen saturation reading. You can click on the column header and you will then be able to order patients based on their readings, enabling you to easily prioritise patients most at risk. When the patient...

Pulse Rate

This column shows the patients most recently entered pulse rate reading. You can click on the column header and you will then be able to order patients based on their readings, enabling you to easily prioritise patients most at risk. When the patient takes...

Warning Score [WS]

The warning score has been specially created for the COVID-19 Virtual Ward and is based on the highest scoring observation at any one time. It is not cumulative. Therefore, the maximum score is 3. Highlighted is the Warning Score [WS] column in the Patient Caseload...

Days in App

This column indicates how long the patient has been admitted to the virtual ward for. You can click on the column header and you will then be able to order patients based on the length of their time using the app.

Patient Caseload

On the main home screen, select ‘COVID-19 Virtual Ward’. You will then be shown the list of patients in your virtual ward. You can search for patients in the search bar using first and/or last name. You can also prioritise patients, by clicking the header of the value...

My Account

You can update your details here, for example, your password.

Switch

If you manage patients with other conditions (Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Heart Disease), you can easily switch from one patient list to another. You can also easily switch account, if you are part of multiple teams, or are overseeing multiple COVID-19 virtual wards, for...

Add Patient

To add a patient to the virtual ward you have two options: Email and NHS number – You will need their e-mail address and NHS number, select the app you would like to send them, in this case, the COVID-19 Virtual Ward (and other apps if required), then confirm...