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Innovative digital therapy helping patients with paranoia

A trial for SlowMo, the first digital therapy for paranoia, has been launched in Sussex following trials in London and Oxford. Pharmacological and psychological treatments can have limited effectiveness for some patients, so this trial is causing a lot of excitement among clinicians keen to find a solution to help […]

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NHS Digital apps and wearables team hosts Swedish delegation

Representatives from Sweden’s key health organisations visited NHS Digital this week to share knowledge and experience of the apps and digital healthcare landscape. The delegation came from Sweden’s public-sector organisations including the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, the Medical Products Agency […]

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Doctor on Demand Service ZoomDoc hits crowd funding target

ZoomDoc, the GP on-demand service, has surpassed its funding target of £500,000 in a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The startup has raised £540,000 through the Seedrs platform, exceeding its initial funding goal of half a million pounds. Notable early-stage investors have included British tennis champion, Andy Murray, who invested an […]

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Changing Health and Ascensia team up to revolutionise diabetes support

Changing Health, the service transforming digital education and support for people with Type 2 diabetes, has partnered with Ascensia Diabetes Care to combine cutting edge behavioural change programmes and a state-of-the-art diabetes management solution. The collaboration empowers people with Type 2 diabetes to take control of their health, make lasting […]

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AI Chatbot launched to support mental health

A new app Woebot has been launched said to be fun and engaging while delivering cognitive behavioural techniques to help users track their mood and improve their mental health. Woebot is the only mental health chatbot that is clinically shown to reduce symptoms of mood-based disorders. Since launching in 2017, […]

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Apple announces solution bringing EHR data to iPhone

Apple has introduced a significant update to the Health app to provide FHIR based data from an electronic health record to your mobile phone. The updated Health Records section within the Health app brings together hospitals, clinics and the existing Health app to make it easy for consumers to see […]