"The Digital Healthy Schools Programme has raised awareness in the local area and provided children with the knowledge of a safe area to access information relating to their health concerns which is great!"
- School Teacher, Digital Healthy Schools Programme
Anglia Ruskin Health Partnership, Active Essex, Essex County Council, and ORCHA came together recognising the need to develop a different model of health care delivery for a new digitally active generation; one that embeds a pro-active approach to ‘looking after your own health from an early age’.
ORCHA have partnered up with Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria, through the Lancashire Digital Health Programme.
If you can think of an ailment, concern or any aspect of your health and wellbeing which you wish to improve upon, you can be certain that there already exists an app for it, there may be ten, one hundred or even upwards of a thousand; what is uncertain however, is whether such apps will work as advertised?
My Health UK has been developed by GPs from Elizabeth Street Surgery in Blackpool to address the challenges that have been facing general practice in recent years:
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BACKGROUND: Mobile-health offers many opportunities, however the ‘side-effects’ of health-apps are often unclear. With no guarantee health-apps first do no harm, their role as a viable, safe, and effective therapeutic option is limited. OBJECTIVE: To...read more
Lancashire Evaluation Report Summary Phase 1 effectively went live in January 2017. Although the platform was live before this, this was still in the early testing phase and initial project mobilisation period and as such the platform wasn’t truly active....read more
Digital Healthy Schools Evaluation Summary Nine-in-ten children in the UK now own a mobile phone , and increasing evidence is supporting the use of health-applications (apps) as a tool to improve health outcomes [2-5]. There is currently an unmet need...read more
You may already know, but we're delighted to say we've been asked to host the App Zone at this year's TSA International Technology Enabled Care Conference again. It's a fantastic opportunity to showcase the very best in mHealth solutions, at a conference...read more