The main body representing the interests of professional nursing in the UK and globally as it grapples with the digital age, the RCN is making increasing in-roads to establishing the role of digitally enabled nursing with the focus on realising clinical benefits for patients and citizens. As Chair of the eHealth Steering Committee, Plan A founder, Matt Butler, led the implementation of the RCN 'Every Nurse an eNurse' programme - later cited by current Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, in his maiden speech as health secretary as an exemplar of forward thinking in healthcare.

Digital Strategy and Digital Capabilities

Matt worked with clinical informatics colleagues across healthcare to form and embed digital ways of working evolving the RCN Digital Health strategy, working with NHS Digital and Health Education England on the development of guidance for a digital capabilities framework, now being applied throughout the UK NHS.

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