The power of the consumer and a lack of innovation in the social care sector were some of the topics discussed at a health and disruption panel in London.
A mental health and wellbeing text service aimed at young people called Buzz Us has been commissioned across North Yorkshire by the NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG.
Doctaly, a UK-based online platform that enables NHS doctors to see private patients around their contracted hours, has been awarded more than £900,000 in funding.
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More than half of working adults in the UK would be would be prepared to wear devices designed to monitor their mental health and flag troubling symptoms, a new study has found.
The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) has awarded £4 million to the development of virtual reality (VR) treatments from the NHS.
The founder of WeMa, a digital platform that links up patients with healthcare services, has labelled it ‘the Amazon for care’.
The NHS could save billions of pounds by installing equipment in the homes of older people to help them remain mobile, according to a report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
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Coordinate My Care has launched an online portal across Greater London where patients can select their urgent care requirements.
February’s mobile health and apps roundup features a collection of apps from Public Health England, including one designed to tackle smoking, which reminds smokers why they are giving up the habit.
New mums who experience mental ill health are to be given access to consultations through Skype as part of further new investment in perinatal mental healthcare.