Cirdan was delighted to be able to help Northern Pathology Victoria (NPV), the public pathology provider of Northern Health in Melbourne connect to the Australian Government’s My Health Record system. My Health Record is a secure online summary of an individual’s health information and can be accessed by all Australians. Healthcare professionals can access the …

by Heather Smith

THANKS TO SUSAN FEITOZA THE NEW ECOSYSTEM LEAD FOR OUR MELBOURNE ECOSYSTEM LED BY RMIT. ECHALLIANCE WILL BE SHORTLY ANNOUNCING AN EXCITIING POP UP ECOSYSTEM – AUSTRALIA AND EUROPE TACKLE COVID 19. The unmanned aviation industry was already booming prior to COVID-19 and during the pandemic we’ve seen drones called into action to safely deliver …

by Heather Smith

As the NHS, social care organisations, and local authorities, continue responding to the COVID-19 crisis, ORCHA is seeing a growing number introducing bespoke App Libraries to help their patients, professionals and service users find the best health and care apps at this time. Who has recently launched an ORCHA App Library to help their patients …

by Heather Smith

Near Me is a video consulting service that enables people to have health and social care appointments from home or wherever is convenient. All you need is a device for making video calls like a smartphone and an internet connection. This enables our inspectors to call services and see inside care homes while we do not …

by Heather Smith

Especially during the current COVID-19 crisis it is crucial for healthcare professionals to assess and access patient data quickly in order to deliver better patient care, reduce the burden on administration, and maintain consistency. In this way they can swiftly adapt to our changing understanding of the outbreak, and obtain the medical data for treating …

by Heather Smith

University Hospitals Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust on behalf of Bay Health & Care Partners is using Strata PathWays to help coordinate their COVID-19 Command Centre. This initiative is now controlling the flow of patients into and out of hospitals, making sure the NHS response is optimal, including supporting healthcare providers with clear and unambiguous guidelines, …

by Heather Smith

SPRING SOCIAL PRESCRIBERS ACROSS SCOTLAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND HAVE ADAPTED HOW THEY COMMUNICATE AND SUPPORT CLIENTS WITH THE CO-PRODUCTION OF HEALTH PLANS NOW ADAPTED TO FORM THE REMOTE “CONNECT WELL” SERVICE. Following the government guidance- advising social distancing, all Social Prescribers were advised to stop all face to face visits with clients. The new “Connect …

by Heather Smith

ELEMENTAL’S SELF REFER TOOL IS DESIGNED TO PROMOTE A CULTURE OF SELF CARE AND INDEPENDENCE, WHICH CAN EASE PRESSURES ON GPS AND LINK WORKERS DURING THE CURRENT PANDEMIC AND BEYOND. CITIZENS AND PATIENTS CAN NOW INSTANTLY REQUEST SUPPORT OR CONNECT WITH A LINK WORKER ONLINE, AVOIDING THE NEED TO WAIT TO BE CONTACTED OR BECOME FRUSTRATED WHEN FACED WITH …

by Heather Smith

This is a collection of personal accounts of a sudden switch to new, digital ways of working caused by COVID19. Individuals are sharing their experiences so that we can learn from them, to benefit future innovators. Some situations will have changed since the time of writing so dates are included, to provide context. Transforming outpatient …

by Heather Smith

Social Care Chief commends ‘collaborative approach’ of provider to Covid-19 crisis One of Northern Ireland’s largest homecare providers has been commended for committing staff to embattled care homes across Northern Ireland. Connected Health, which provides more than 1.3million homecare visits per year, announced today that all available spare staffing capacity is ready for redeployment in …

by Heather Smith
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