An app which helps children during their stay at hospital has been launched at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, one of the 16 hospital digital exemplar trusts in the English NHS.
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The network and IT company brought some well-deserved Christmas cheer to children in hospital by giving them the chance to video call with Santa.
Gone are the days of manually collecting the immunisation consent forms of more than 400 schools in Hertfordshire. The process is now electronic.
System C’s CarePlus Child Health software is to be used to create a unified child health record across six regions in the south of England.
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has created a virtual reality app to help children going through MRI scans at the trust.
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is hosting a new online support tool to provide specialist diagnostic advice for healthcare professionals, in the hope of cutting child deaths.
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NHS England wants to create a single view of a child’s health record, available online to healthcare professionals and accessible to patients and carers.
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust has launched a mobile app to help parents of newborn babies and young children with brain development and physical activity.
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust has created an educational website for children to learn about staying healthy and looking after their health.
A pharmaceutical company has unveiled a blood glucose meter for children with diabetes that connects to the Nintendo DS and DS Lite games consoles.