PCI launches VR training for shared decision making
The PCI, in conjunction with Keele University, has launched virtual reality training for healthcare professionals to develop shared decision-making skills.
Immersive technologies such as virtual reality have the power to improve care and change lives
A ‘practical and sensible approach’ to immersive technologies is delivering significant gains for patients and staff at a major NHS trust in London, reveals digital innovation fellow Tom Carlisle.
Neuromersiv partners with rehabilitation provider for VR trial
A collaboration between Neuromersiv and Askham Village will see the former’s virtual reality products trialled with the latter’s stroke patients.
University Alliance calls for simulation in nursing training
In a bid to tackle the challenges around staffing in the NHS, University Alliance is calling for simulation to be used in nursing training.
Digital Health’s monthly roundup of contracts and go lives
Digital Health’s monthly roundup covers the end of 2022 and start of 2023, and includes OxfordVR and BehaVR combining and GOSH deploying Sectra technology.
OxfordVR combines with BehaVR for VR delivery platform
OxfordVR and BehaVR have combined to create the largest VR delivery platform for evidence-based digital behaviour therapies.
Industry news in brief
This Digital Health News industry roundup covers the expansion of a collaborative staffing bank and a planned tech-enabled nursing home.
HEE launches VR app for nurses to experience prison healthcare settings
Health Education England (HEE) has launched an app that uses virtual reality (VR) technology to show nurses what a role within a prison would be like.
Norfolk and Norwich use VR to deliver dementia insights for training
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has turned to virtual reality to improve clinicians understanding of living with dementia.
University Hospitals Plymouth introduces virtual reality for new emergency centre
Derriford Hospital is using virtual reality so that patients and staff can experience for themselves the new emergency care centre that is being built.