Partnership aims to improve interoperability of NHS staffing systems

Skills for Health and digital health company Patchwork have established a partnership to bring an innovation-led approach to NHS clinical staffing. The partnership will focus on improving interoperability between NHS staffing systems by bringing together Patchwork’s bank staff platform with Skills for Health’s Realtime Rostering software. Working together both systems will deliver integrated e-rostering and bank…


Software firm aims to give People Power with care and connectivity

Software company People Power has launched the Presence Family Care Pack – a remote senior care and family connectivity product. The solution, backed by academic research, incorporates People Power’s patent-pending machine learning algorithms to continuously learn patterns of behaviour in the home. Using AI-powered fall detection, Presence Family Care also provides insights and alerts to…


A health coach view: The support solution to obesity

Rukhsana, a health coach at Living Well Taking Control, comments on an obesity willpower report. A new report by the British Psychological Society has called for changes in language to reduce stigma, and a need for health professionals to be trained to talk about weight loss in a more supportive way. This is welcome news…


Saying farewell to social media could help your mental health

Dr Mark Winwood, director of psychological services for AXA PPP healthcare, explains how and why taking a break from social media can benefit our mental health.   Social media is everywhere. If we’re not updating our connections about where we’ve been or what we’re seeing, we’re no doubt uploading a photo of the delicious meal we’re…

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