Connected Health Ltd has become Northern Ireland’s first Living Wage-accredited care provider. The fastest growing advanced homecare company in the UK and Ireland, announced the move following the launch of a recruitment campaign to fill 150 new job roles across its NI operations. The Living Wage accreditation will see all Connected Health carers receive a …

by Heather Smith

Digital Health has been central to Northern Ireland’s COVID-19 response. Its Health Minister announced a new health App Library to help people manage their health and wellbeing. ORCHA worked with Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland (HSCNI), in collaboration with the Department of Health in NI, to build this App Library. Health Minister, Robin Swann, explains: Since taking …

by Heather Smith

As we enter the next phase of pandemic response, physiotherapy services are looking to support people recovering from Covid-19. One of the most prevalent problems is fatigue. Fatigue following a viral infection is common, but for some people the symptoms may persist for months and impact on their quality of life. We asked Physios for …

by Heather Smith

On 5th May, Northern Ireland’s Minister of Health announced as part of NI’s Coronavirus News Conference that a new health App Library has been launched to help people manage their health and wellbeing, as part of the NI Government’s COVID-19 response. We are delighted to have worked with Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland (HSCNI), in …

by Heather Smith

Prevention is better than cure : How 7 Ecosystems and ECHAlliance Members came together on the theme of Mental Health in COVID Times n the first of what will be a mini pop-up ecosystem series on the impact of COVID-19 on Digital Health services and provision, 7 of ECHAlliance’s Ecosystems from Northern Ireland, North West …

by Heather Smith

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

We had the pleasure of hosting a very busy Pop-Up Ecosystem today focusing on the challenges in Home and Social Care with the COVID-19 Emergency. We have fantastic input from our Ecosystems in Italy, Wales, Greece, Northern Ireland and North West England and for the first time our soon to launch ecosystem in Montreal – …

by Heather Smith

Companies aiming to help healthcare responses to the Covid-19 crisis can now collaborate via a new online platform. Spearheaded by InterTradeIreland and TechIreland, the cross-border platform allows businesses to see quickly, in and beyond their region, who they can work with to combat the many supply chain and manufacturing challenges generated by the pandemic and meet pressing …

by Heather Smith

As a result of the unprecedented demands for PPE supplies across the NI Public Sector due to the current and ongoing COVID19 situation, we are currently seeking supply of PPE supplies and equipment. The spreadsheet provided in the Call for Tender (CfT) documents area includes the details of the products with current high demand. This …

by Heather Smith

Cirdan Imaging makes equipment that speeds up diagnosis and is used by those working in pathology and detecting breast cancer. It was set up in 2010 by Dr Hugh Cormican, who was also a founder of Andor Technology, which makes high-performance digital cameras for scientific research. This expansion comes after it received £1.5m from the …

by Heather Smith