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Jane Smith

Clinical Lead at NHS Digital
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Jane is the clinical lead for NHS 111 online within the Digital Urgent Care team. Jane trained as a learning disability nurse and has worked in the NHS for 36 years, starting out as a frontline nurse before moving into the management of health services. Jane has always had a keen interest in clinical informatics and how digital products can support people‚Äôs access to healthcare.


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By Jane Smith. 12 May 2021
People are increasingly turning to digital services to get help for urgent mental health problems. Jane Smith, learning disability nurse and clinical lead for NHS 111 online, describes how the team have improved the service and how her role as a nurse helped make it happen.