Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust introduces children’s app
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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Cisco brings festive cheer to children in hospitals
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.
Hertfordshire trust digitises school immunisation consent process
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 will link child health records across the south
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.
Virtual reality helps children for King’s MRI scans
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has created a virtual reality app to help children going through MRI scans at the trust.
Royal college in bid to cut child deaths
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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Child health digital strategy promised
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 babies are ‘born to move’
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.
Poop shooter launched by Leics trust
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust has created an educational website for children to learn about staying healthy and looking after their health.
Nintendo DS to offer diabetes care
A pharmaceutical company has unveiled a blood glucose meter for children with diabetes that connects to the Nintendo DS and DS Lite games consoles.