The trust is the first in the UK to launched a dedicated library of reviewed mental health apps for patients with anxiety or depression.
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It comes as a survey revealed 65% of Superdrug customers were concerned about their mental health during the Covid-19 lockdown.
The trust rolled out remote appointments through Attend Anywhere software on March 16 and in the first nine weeks provided more than 10,000 appointments.
A team of trained mental health professionals will offer direct video support to responders and patients in a bid to reduce unnecessary A&E attendances.
Clinicians should make use of avialable tools like online CBT, video consultations and apps as the NHS adapts to a digital-first approach, practioners said.
Oxford VR’s social engagement program helps people overcome anxious social avoidance by coaching them through a series of tasks in a virtual environment.
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Integrated care provider MCH is already in the process of implementing the Servelec Rio electronic patient record, which will go live later this year.
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has introduced virtual reality as part of the treatments it offers patients suffering from various phobias.