The resurgence of the Coronavirus across Europe and the rest of the world calls for attention. Now 30 European cluster regions have formulated a “joint declaration” about the creation of a common European Health Data Space that will make data and experiences available in the fight against covid-19.   The aim is to create a …

by Heather Smith

The Minister for the Economy has launched a new £2 million COVID-19 Business and Financial Planning Grant (BFPG) from Invest Northern Ireland BFPG is open to all micro and small or medium-sized businesses in Northern Ireland that are Invest NI customers, or operating in manufacturing, construction, professional services, information and communication, or science and technology. It provides …

by Heather Smith

PhysioNow, the online tool providing an agile and remote triaging tool for all Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, has extended its pilot to ensure continued access for patients. This will continue to alleviate pressure on the teams at Cwm Taf Morgannwg and Hywel Dda University Health Boards. As part of the Welsh Government’s COVID-19 Digital Solutions Fund, Connect Health was …

by Heather Smith

Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta is doing research on how COVID-19 impacted medical practice, it will take about a minute to answer the multiple-choice questions. Of course, you can choose to remain anonymous. We will share the details of where this study is published if you leave your email id. Thanks for your valuable time. Prof. Rajendra …

by Heather Smith

Elemental offer support with funding bids to enable localities to reduce social isolation and increase the physical and mental wellbeing of communities Blog and video here Elemental share the learning on how localities across the UK around are reducing health inequalities during COVID Link to my Digileaders talk tomorrow here HTLH features Elemental and the …

by Heather Smith

Akinox Solutions, one of ECHAlliance most recent member, has been at the forefront of Canada’s Pandemic Response.  In Quebec, its round-the-clock support to the Health and Social Services Ministry and Public Health Authorities across the province enabled the improvement and scale-up of case management and contact tracing as COVID-19 spread rapidly across the province. This …

by Heather Smith

Supporting organisations set up or run by people with first-hand experience of a social issue, who are trying to create positive change for communities and people who share those experiences. This funding will support lived experience leadership, and make sure lived experience plays a key role in shaping how communities move towards recovery and renewal …

by Heather Smith

Since COVID-19 arrived, there has been a 25% rise in health app downloads, from 4 to 5 million every day. But what are the trends behind this headline figure? As ORCHA supplies health app libraries to 50% of NHS England regions, we have unique insight into the healthcare concerns of the nation. Download the COVID-19: …

by Heather Smith

Bavaria’s Startup Scene on the Road to Success despite Coronavirus Hubert Aiwanger, Minister of Economic Affairs: “Bavaria’s startups are crisis-proof” • Bavaria’s startup scene is currently generating positive headlines• Innovation hubs as driving force of development• InsurTech Hub Munich and Digital Health Hub Nuremberg/Erlangen have started a joint innovation program for health solutions Bavaria’s startups …

by Heather Smith