Draft NICE guidelines suggest apps can support behavioural change
Apps, wearable devices and online programmes may help people be more active, manage their weight, quit smoking and reduce alcohol intake, NICE said.
NICE launches online portal to help support health technologies
HealthTech Connect aims to help technology companies understand how to break into the UK health market and support their development.
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NICE publishes updated standards for digital health technology
The update sets out requirements that need to be met different types of heath technologies, taking into account feedback from stakeholders.
NICE recommends digital CBT for young people with mild depression
NICE believes digital services could mean children will avoid lengthy delays in care and also help reduce pressures on the NHS.
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NICE publishes standards to help improve NHS technology uptake
NICE has created a set of standards to help developers and investors understand what evidence is required to introduce their product into the NHS.
NICE healthcare collaboration in Greater Manchester extended by three years
A major collaboration aimed at improving health and care services in Greater Manchester has been extended for a further three years.
NICE recommends app for depression should be trialled on the NHS
A new online and mobile app for depression should be trialled on the NHS, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
Online clinic reactivated following Care Quality Commission suspension
HR Healthcare Ltd, which was suspended by the Care Quality Commission for failing to comply with standards, is operating again after passing inspection.
First results due from NICE assessment of digital therapies
NICE is to set to publish the first results from a new programme assessing how effective digital therapies are in treating anxiety and depression.
Doubt cast on value of computerised CBT
Computer courses to treat depression are likely to be ineffective, according to research by the University of York that looked at their use in a real-world setting.