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.
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.
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.
Industry news in brief
The roundup round-up includes a virtual reality smartphone app for beating phobias and a project which involves AI being used for lung cancer diagnosis.
Hertfordshire care home residents treated to festive virtual reality displays
A care home in Hertfordshire was recently visited by virtual reality provider Escape2VR, which treated residents to festive displays.
Somerset NHS Foundation Trust introduces VR training
Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has introduced virtual reality (VR) training to improve learning amongst its junior doctors and medical students.