UCLH stroke pilot to expand to more trusts to reduce health inequalities
A large-scale pilot for stroke patients has been announced in more NHS trusts to reduce health inequalities following a smaller-scale trial at UCLH.
Practical steps for using technology to improve patient outcomes
Mike Farrar, a former chief executive of the NHS Confederation, shares 8 practical steps on how technology can help with stroke prevention and management.
Top tips for successfully delivering stroke telemedicine services
Lynda Sibson and Raj Shekhar from the East of England Stroke Telemedicine Stakeholder Partnership share their tips on stroke telemedicine services.
Telehealth stroke care solution rolled out in Northern Ireland
The Telehealth solution enables clinicians to carry out virtual consultations and diagnosis of patients suspected of having a stroke.
Oxford University Hospitals begins using AI to help stroke recovery
Oxford University Hospitals has joined neighbouring trusts in using state-of-the-art technology to help more patients recover following a stroke.
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Virtual reality for stroke patients one step closer thanks to £400k funding
The Countess of Chester Hospital and University of Chester will explore how VR can help patients practice and relearn daily activities following a stroke.
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Warfarin self-test app touches down on NHS App Library
The Engage app allows patients to monitor their INR remotely using coagulation measurement tools and send the results directly to their clinician.
Mobile health and apps news in brief
May’s mobile health and apps round up features an app that helps stroke patients get quicker access to the right care at the right place, and new research suggesting the number of UK adults using health apps is on the rise.
NHS could save £81m a year though new tech designed to prevent strokes
More than 6,000 devices designed to prevent strokes are to be rolled out as part of a national campaign that could save the NHS £81 million a year.
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MHRA issues alert over QRisk2 calculator in TPP
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has launched an investigation into the QRisk2 calculator used by some GPs using TPP’s SystmOne to assess the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients.
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