Induction Switch

Joining the Accurx family from summer 2023, Induction Switch is a mobile app used to make communications between NHS secondary care doctors easier.

With more than 225,000 registered users, Induction Switch is the most widely-adopted healthcare communications app in hospitals.

Staff can use its crowd-sourced directory to look up the right contact details - whether that’s a phone number, bleep, or extension line - and make the secure connection they need, when they need it.
Female patient with arm in cast uses phone to communicate with network of healthcare professionals


Directory listings

  • ’Quick Dial’ function to respond to bleeps efficiently
  • Add, edit and delete numbers from your hospital directory to keep it constantly updated
  • Store all your private codes and numbers in one safe and secure place

Quick and easy messaging

  • Sent, delivered, and read receipts
  • Individual and group messaging
  • Web messaging available for desktop

Team Spaces

  • Smaller, focused groups for teams, wards, departments, or staff type
  • Admin controlled invitations and membership
  • Upload documents, guidelines, protocols, rotas, etc. and organise into searchable folders
  • Set reviewers and review dates for all content individually to ensure information is constantly updated
  • Create dynamic groups based on who is on-call

Role-based messaging

  • Staff can see who is on-call at any time
  • Any staff member can be messaged instantly by role
  • Search by job function and connect with staff immediately
  • Configure auto responses with escalation instructions if a role is unavailable

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