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Outstanding healthcare innovators celebrated at prestigious Bright Ideas in Health Awards

Outstanding healthcare innovators celebrated at prestigious Bright Ideas in Health Awards

Hundreds of healthcare professionals gathered to celebrate the North of England’s most promising innovators at the 2017 Bright Ideas in Health Awards. Now in its 14th year, the event, held at the Hilton Hotel Gateshead, showcases the achievements of NHS staff and healthcare SMEs working towards improving patient care in the North East and North […]

5th December 2017 | By | Reply More
Reduce wage bill but increase client dignity, independence

Reduce wage bill but increase client dignity, independence

Wage bills can be reduced permanently, yet better, consistent quality of client independence, dignity and wellbeing attained by a ‘one-off’ investment in assistive technology.   Installing a wash and dry toilet in place of a conventional WC means clients do not need help to wipe clean. Staff are released for other duties. Clients are cleaned […]

7th February 2017 | By | Reply More
New showroom for all involved in selection of assistive technology for personal care

New showroom for all involved in selection of assistive technology for personal care

A new resource to enable all involved in selection of assistive technology for personal care has opened its doors.   Clos-o-Mat, Britain’s leading supplier of disabled toilet solutions, is behind the new showroom in Manchester. It brings together in one location all the equipment needed to deliver optimum independence for people who need the help […]

19th April 2016 | By | Reply More
Launch of ‘CareBuddy’ app connects carers and patients at the tap of a button

Launch of ‘CareBuddy’ app connects carers and patients at the tap of a button

First of its kind health app provides quick response contact, in-built messaging and link to emergency services via GPS Mobile applications developer, AppBox Media, has today launched CareBuddy, a unique app which is designed to allow carers to keep in contact with their patients with a simple tap. CareBuddy also provides an in-built messaging service […]

25th February 2016 | By | Reply More
Northern Ireland health and social care services improve efficiency with electronic care record

Northern Ireland health and social care services improve efficiency with electronic care record

Five Health and Social Care (HSC) Out of Hours Service providers across Northern Ireland have significantly improved delivery of faster, safer patient care by integrating The Northern Ireland Electronic Care Record (NIECR) with Adastra, a patient management solution from Advanced Health & Care (Advanced). Since the integration was completed in September 2014, Adastra has been […]

15th October 2015 | By | Reply More
Learning about toileting assistive technology

Learning about toileting assistive technology

Going to the toilet without help is a major issue for thousands of disabled and elderly people. A new educational resource could help them regain their independence and improve levels of personal care hygiene.   Clos-o-Mat, Britain’s only manufacturer of wash/dry toilets, has developed an educational presentation on the assistive technology, to help get it […]

12th October 2015 | By | Reply More
NHS Failing to Keep Face with Patient Use of Mobile Tech

NHS Failing to Keep Face with Patient Use of Mobile Tech

The NHS is falling behind when it comes to serving increasingly mobile savvy patients and information seekers. That’s amongst the findings of a new study conducted by Digital Healthcare Agency, Integrated Change.   The study conducted Freedom of Information Requests to several of NHS trusts and found that there has been a 118% increase in […]

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