LGOWIT (Let’s Get On With It Together) is a project managed by a partnership of public, private and third sector (voluntary) organisations and is hosted by the Highland Third Sector Interface. LGOWIT has been active for ten years, promoting and supporting the vision of Self Management of health for those living with long-term conditions. In broad terms, …

by Heather Smith

On behalf of the Executive Councel of WFIPP we are very proud to announce that the Spanish and Italian versions have also been launched and can be accessed via the respective links below. Furthermore, we also include a link to the demonstration video with Italian subtitles. Spanish version: https://www.supportincontinence.org/es/Italian version: https://www.supportincontinence.org/it/  Again, we would like to emphasize that your input …

by Heather Smith

Following the success of the 10th European Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Products held on 14 – 15 May 2020, Eurordis is pleased to inform you that the Executive Summary is now available online. The interactive Executive Summary is a document compiled of the key takeaways from the conference, highlights from each theme, key facts and figures on the event itself, …

by Heather Smith

As recently noted by the Academy of Medical Sciences1, this winter could see health and social care services facing four acute pressures; rising cases of COVID-19, disruption of the NHS, a backlog of routine care, and flu season coinciding with the current pandemic. Zillah Moore, Director at Tunstall Healthcare, describes how technology can help to …

by Heather Smith

Lovexair Foundation a not for profit patient-centred organization was established from Spain in October 2011, to providing meaningful resources to patients, communities and healthcare professionals in respiratory care. We have been working for 10 years in active living & care support  whilst building our digital health capacities and know-how with our propietory  HappyAir Community – …

by Heather Smith

To further help our NHS clients Kinsetsu has launched a promotion running from November to March.    Many of our clients are busy clinical engineers, bed and facility management personnel who are supporting the frontline nursing teams. Providing instant visual location on customised digital mapping to help manage the flow of devices and beds inbuilding or …

by Heather Smith

Two big-hearted Northern Ireland homecare workers who moved in with a client after she tested positive for Covid-19 have been hailed as “true heroes”. Sisters Lauren (24) and Chloe Kelly (22), both Connected Health care assistants, made the decision to temporarily move in with Laura Magee (27) after she tested positive in October. Lauren also …

by Heather Smith

One of five Data-Driven Innovation hubs seeking to deliver inclusive growth and make a positive difference in society as part of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal; the Usher Institute ‘works with people, populations and their data to address real-world challenges in health and social care’. As for many organisations, the COVID-19 …

by Heather Smith