Virtual primary care service aligns with NHS work-life approach - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Virtual primary care service aligns with NHS work-life approach

Virtual primary care service aligns with NHS work-life approach. Docly has announced it is to align with NHS England and NHS Innovation’s approach to rethink work-life balance for overburdened GPs. The company offers messaging-based consultations to provide an alternative to video visits and are an integral part of the digital/virtual primary care ecosystem, keeping the[…]

Private Rhyl mental health hospital bid rejected

Private Rhyl mental health hospital bid rejected

Private Rhyl mental health hospital bid rejected. The building had been home to Denbighshire social services Plans for a private hospital in Rhyl for people with mental health issues have been rejected by councillors. Backers said the 61-bed facility at former council offices on Brighton Road would have created 150 jobs. North Wales Police raised[…]

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Woman who wanted to die should be given chemotherapy, judge decides

Woman who wanted to die should be given chemotherapy, judge decides. A court hears the woman – when she was mentally capable of making decisions – had said she would not want to live with cancer. Doctors said there was a 50% chance the woman would be cured with chemotherapy. File pic A judge has[…]

ORCHA partners with mental health charity to protect young people

ORCHA partners with mental health charity to protect young people

ORCHA partners with mental health charity to protect young people. Young people at risk of suicide now have access to clinically-proven digital tools thanks to a new partnership between health app evaluation organisation ORCHA and charity Papyrus. ORCHA has provided the mental health charity with a microsite to allow young people to manage their own[…]

Healthcare lacks ‘knowledge base’ that tech could bridge The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Healthcare lacks ‘knowledge base’ that tech could bridge

Healthcare lacks ‘knowledge base’ that tech could bridge. Healthcare is lacking a “knowledge base” that technology could provide to enable better care, a chief clinical information officer (CCIO) has said. Great Ormond Street Hospital CCIO, Shankar Sridharan, said businesses were already ahead in collecting data to provide better customer service, and healthcare needed to do[…]

How BioBeats is using AI to decode mental health

How BioBeats is using AI to decode mental health

How BioBeats is using AI to decode mental health. The World Health Organization has now classed workplace burnout as an official medical diagnosis. Credit: BioBeats  An estimated one in four people worldwide experience a mental health problem at some point in their life, with most of them spending around a third of their life at[…]

How the NHS new robot army could stimulate the British economy post Brexit -

How the NHS’ new robot army could stimulate the British economy post Brexit

How the NHS’ new robot army could stimulate the British economy post Brexit. Dr Mahiben Maruthappu, Healthcare UK champion, co-founder of the NHS Innovation Accelerator and leading physician, entrepreneur and technologist shares his views on how AI, robotics and digital health are set to transform the UK economy. A new era in medical care and[…]

Technology specialists into clinical care will enable more effective mental health treatment

Introducing technology specialists into clinical care will enable more effective mental health treatment

Introducing technology specialists into clinical care will enable more effective mental health treatment. If a new technology specialist position is incorporated into mental health services, not only might patients gain a greater sense of control over their health, but clinical processes could be made more efficient with the introduction of data-driven technology tools, researchers suggested[…]

Listeria outbreak: One of five killed after eating sandwich is identified

Listeria outbreak: One of five killed after eating sandwich is identified. Five people are suspected to have died after eating pre-packed sandwiches and salads at NHS hospitals. There has been a listeria outbreak at several hospitals One of the victims of the listeria outbreak at UK hospitals is a businessman who ate a contaminated sandwich, according[…]

One-click function for SCR introduced for community pharmacists - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

One-click function for SCR introduced for community pharmacists

One-click function for SCR introduced for community pharmacists. Community pharmacists can now access patient information more easily after a one-click function was introduced to the Summary Care Record (SCR). The function allows pharmacy professionals logged in on their Smartcard to click straight through to a selected patient’s SCR, without having to log in separately and[…]

Smart diaper spots UTIs, study supports BYOD for member engagement and more digital health news briefs - The Mandatory Tra

Smart diaper spots UTIs, study supports BYOD for member engagement and more digital health news briefs

Smart diaper spots UTIs, study supports BYOD for member engagement and more digital health news briefs. Also: Olive adds Clinc’s conversational AI to its backend automation tool; Researchers see patients and families turning to the web for medical info. Smart diaper detects UTIs. Purdue University researchers have developed a disposable, urinary tract infection-detecting sensor that is self-powered and[…]

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust to be self-made digital exemplar with UK-first Alcidion partnership - The Mandatory Train

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust to be self-made digital exemplar with UK-first Alcidion partnership

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust to be self-made digital exemplar with UK-first Alcidion partnership. New partnership between Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust and Alcidion will help realise the trust’s ambition to be a self-made digital exemplar through industry-leading product suite and support Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust is to enhance its digital maturity through a[…]

Cryptocurrency debate hides Big Tech’s mental health failing

Cryptocurrency debate hides Big Tech’s mental health failing

 Cryptocurrency debate hides Big Tech’s mental health failing. The media has been all agog over the last few weeks with news that Facebook Inc. is launching a cryptocurrency of its own called Libra, backed by blockchain technology. Unlike the blockchain-based Bitcoin, which is a roller-coaster, Libra will be backed by a basket of fiat currencies.[…]

Surgeons in North East first to use robotic arm in knee replacements - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Surgeons in North East first to use robotic arm in knee replacements

Surgeons in North East first to use robotic arm in knee replacements. Surgeon’s in the North East are among the first in the country to use robotics technology to perform knee replacements. Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is nationally recognised for cutting edge robotic surgery, offering it in seven different clinical specialities. The latest clinical[…]

New portal created to support development, adoption of health tech in the UK - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

New portal created to support development, adoption of health tech in the UK

New portal created to support development, adoption of health tech in the UK. The resource was developed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and partner organisations. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has launched this week an online resource to support the development and adoption of health technologies in[…]

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Medical groups warn climate change is a ‘health emergency’

Medical groups warn climate change is a ‘health emergency’. As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate change, bluntly defined by the organizations as “a health emergency.” The new climate[…]

Robotic technology will help Franciscan Health doctors spot lung cancer more accurately -

Robotic technology will help Franciscan Health doctors spot lung cancer more accurately

Robotic technology will help Franciscan Health doctors spot lung cancer more accurately. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Doctors at the  Franciscan Health Cancer Center are being trained on robotic technology that will more accurately locate cancer and find it sooner. The doctors said they’re the first in the state to use the Auris Health Monarch Platform, a navigation[…]

Global Mental health Technology Market is expected to Boom Worldwide by 2024 -

Global mental health technology market is expected to boom worldwide by 2024

Global mental health technology market is expected to boom worldwide by 2024. Latest Survey on Mental health Technology Market:- Global Mental health Technology Market has been brewing up and influencing the international economy with respect to revenue, growth rate, sale, market share, and size. The Global Mental health Technology Market research report provides a rational explanation to the reader[…]

Sensyne Health partnership to accelerate AI data-driven drug discovery - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Sensyne Health partnership to accelerate AI data-driven drug discovery

Sensyne Health partnership to accelerate AI data-driven drug discovery. Sensyne Health, Evotec, OSI and the University of Oxford have created a new partnership called LAB10x to accelerate data-driven drug discovery powered by AI. Evotec SE a global drug discovery and development company, the University of Oxford, Oxford University Innovation Ltd and Oxford Sciences Innovation aim[…]

3-D technology might improve body appreciation for young women 1

3-D technology might improve body appreciation for young women

3-D technology might improve body appreciation for young women. Photo credit: University of Missouri-Columbia 3-D technology has transformed movies and medical imaging, and now it might be able to help young women better appreciate their bodies. Virginia Ramseyer Winter, assistant professor in the School of Social Work and director of the MU Center for Body[…]

End of glasses Ground-breaking technology sees major trial success - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

End of glasses? Ground-breaking technology sees major trial success

End of glasses? Ground-breaking technology sees major trial success. A GROUND-BREAKING technique to correct poor eyesight could spell the end of spectacles for millions. The six-minute process sees a piece of donor eye tissue implanted on to the front of a patient’s eyeball, which reflects light to the retina at the back of the eye.[…]

Smartphone app tackles mental health and issues of data consent 1

Smartphone app tackles mental health and issues of data consent

Smartphone app tackles mental health and issues of data consent. Associate Professor Niranjan Bidargaddi. Credit: Flinders University The MINDtick app was developed in South Australia by Flinders University and mental health technology developer goAct to assist with the early and accurate diagnosis and management of mental illness by allowing access to a person’s smartphone data. The app[…]

New funding mandate for UK health tech to be introduced in 2020, says health minister Nicola Blackwood

New funding mandate for UK health tech to be introduced in 2020

New funding mandate for UK health tech to be introduced in 2020. A new funding mandate for health tech will be introduced in 2020, according to health minister Nicola Blackwood. Speaking at the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) conference in London yesterday (13 June), the Baroness said it was important to ensure the life[…]

Mental Health And Technology On Campus -- A Productive Combination - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Mental Health And Technology On Campus — A Productive Combination?

Mental Health And Technology On Campus — A Productive Combination? TWEET THIS Technology does not have to be the demon in this story; rather, it can also be a key to addressing the devastating and costly effects of mental health issues among young adults. Each year, more than 20% of college students worldwide report a mental health[…]

Healthcare leaders gather together to discuss hot topics at the Excellence In Healthcare event today 1

Healthcare leaders gather together to discuss hot topics at the Excellence In Healthcare event today

Healthcare leaders gather together to discuss hot topics at the Excellence In Healthcare event today. Health Tech Digital  Today we are at a luxurious Georgian country house hotel at the gateway to the Peak District with healthcare professionals from around the region to speak about hot topics in the UK Healthcare sector at the Excellence[…]

Femtech flourishing how women-led health technology is changing the sector for good - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Femtech flourishing: how women-led health technology is changing the sector for good

Femtech flourishing: how women-led health technology is changing the sector for good. From kegels apps to feminist chatbots, digital solutions led by women aim to improve periods, pregnancy and mental health. The femtech boom is finally changing the face of the women’s healthcare industry. Photograph: lolostock/Getty We know that technology has historically been a field[…]

Patient outcomes improved by AI and technology - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Patient outcomes improved by AI and technology

Patient outcomes improved by AI and technology. At the CogX the festival of artificial intelligence (AI) and emerging technology on 12 June 2019, Baroness Blackwood gave a speech about how the UK is busy implementing its plans for the NHS Healthtech.At the CogX the festival of artificial intelligence (AI) and emerging technology on 12 June[…]

How can technology be used to support mental health in the workplace - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

How can technology be used to support mental health in the workplace?

How can technology be used to support mental health in the workplace? 59% of UK adults experience stress at work, here Natasha Bougourd from TSG highlights how technology can be used to support mental health When combined, technology and mental health often generate negative headlines. There’s plenty of published reports displaying evidence that helps to reinforce[…]

Echo, the medication management app, has been acquired by LloydsPharmacy-owner McKesson - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Echo, the medication management app, has been acquired by LloydsPharmacy-owner McKesson

Echo, the medication management app, has been acquired by LloydsPharmacy-owner McKesson. Echo, the U.K. startup that offers an app to help you manage your medication and order repeat prescriptions for delivery, has been acquired by healthcare company McKesson, owner of LloydsPharmacy. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed. However, I understand the buyout sees all of[…]

Spotting mental health issues in schoolchildren 1

Spotting mental health issues in school children

Spotting mental health issues in school children. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA The news that Theresa May is focusing on mental health training for teachers (Report, 17 June) left me speechless. As I read on in the paper about the failure of NHS care for children with autism, the closure of Sure Start centers, and the government’s weak[…]

Women not aware enough of breast cancer link to alcohol - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Women not aware enough of breast cancer link to alcohol

Women not aware enough of breast cancer link to alcohol. GETTY IMAGES Women know too little about alcohol’s role in increasing breast cancer risk, a study suggests. Only one in five women attending a breast cancer clinic knew it was a risk factor. But alcohol consumption is estimated to be responsible for 5-11% of cases.[…]