Tagged virtual reality


Fundamental VR education platform becomes part of South West London training programme

FundamentalVR has announced its education surgical platform Fundamental Surgery is now part of the curriculum for the South West London Registrar Orthopaedic Training Programme. St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the latest London hospital to adopt the VR and haptic simulation system for spine and orthopaedic training. The simulation system has been installed within the GAPS…


Interactive healthcare service launching to combat ‘Dr Google’ effects

A new interactive healthcare service is launching with the aim of tackling poor quality, publicly available health information, such as that found online. Cognitant Group has launched a digital health service that allows patients to view information recommended or ‘prescribed’ by their doctor, nurse or pharmacist. The service uses VR tutorials and 3D experiences to provide…


Teesside University forms part of pain relief VR project

A team at Teesside University is part of an international project which uses virtual reality to help people living in persistent pain. It is hoped that the use of virtual and digital technology could provide additional opportunities to help people overcome life-limiting conditions. The university is one of the partners in the €2.4 million VR4Rehab…


NHS diabetes team pairs up with VR medical company

The NHS England diabetes team has partnered with virtual reality medical training company Oxford Medical Simulation to train doctors in a bid to improve care for patients with diabetes in the real world. The training will allow doctors to practice in virtual reality medical emergencies. Dr Partha Kar, NHS England clinical director of diabetes said:…


VR and AR company selected on NHS Innovation Accelerator Programme

Education technology company Virti has been selected to join the NHS Innovation Accelerator programme. Virti uses virtual and augmented reality combined with artificial intelligence to transport users into realistic, hard-to-access environments and assesses them under pressure to reduce anxiety; and improve human performance and outcomes regardless of geographical boundaries. The system enables cost-reduction and scaling of…

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