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NHS supports 138 entrepreneurs design new tech

The NHS has selected 138 entrepreneurs to design and deliver new technological solutions and innovations in healthcare. This includes the appointment of five healthcare scientists, tackling conditions including sickle cell disease and allergic reactions. The Clinical Entrepreneurs Programme, run by NHS England, supports NHS workers to work with, and learn from, […]

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Alder Hey launches children’s hospital app

A new approach to children’s stay in hospital has been launched that will help Alder Hey improve patient care at its facility and across the NHS. Created by Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and Alder Hey Children’s Charity in partnership with leading digital studio ustwo and designed with the help of […]

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Launch of secure messaging App for Hospitals

A new app, Hospify has launched to support real-time messaging between clinicians, support staff and patients. Until now, use of WhatsApp has been rife in healthcare – despite the fact that the consumer app isn’t designed to meet strict patient data protection requirements. Its popularity is due to the convenience of […]

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British Skin Foundation goes digital

The British Skin Foundation has formed a partnership with leading skin checking app Miiskin – in an initiative to promote public health skin cancer awareness and digital self-tracking. The partnership will focus on public health education, with the British Skin Foundation also set to receive support in direct fundraising campaigns […]

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‘HANDi’ Paediatric App Launched

Developed in collaboration between North West Surrey CCG and  Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals, ‘HANDi’ is a new paediatric app that has been launched for Ashford and St Peter’s families, parents and carers living across North West Surrey to provide advice and support to if their children have symptoms of […]

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11 innovations join NHS Innovation Accelerator

A wireless sensor that better detects signs of sepsis in hospital patients, an app to help pregnant women monitor hypertension, and another that directs patients with minor injuries to treatment units with the shortest queues, are among the latest devices and technologies selected to join the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA). […]

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Digital step forward for maternity services

Maternity services at Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals are set for an exciting change with the launch of a new electronic medical record system known as BadgerNet. This will replace the traditional folder of handheld notes used by pregnant women and mean everything is securely stored electronically and available at the […]