Thu
09 Oct

BREATHE

BREATHE is a technological platform which provides daily guidanceand support for the informal caregiver in the long-term care of elderly people. There are a number of problems that informal caregivers nowadays have to face: lack of experience and formal education in care, limited societal...

Thu
25 Sep

Cancer Networks MDT

Provision of multi-disciplinary team (MDT) capability for patients across Lancashre and South Cumbria with Lancashire Teaching Hospital (LTH) as the specialist centre. High spec MDT rooms are set up at each of the hospitals and to hospices with access to the Wide Area Networks (WAN),...

Tue
30 Sep

Community Alarms

Community Alarms provide equipment to enable people to manage risks associated with independent living in the home. Community Alarms connect to a 24/7 monitoring centre via a landline enabling customers to summon help in an emergency using a pendant worn around the neck or wrist. The service...

Nurses at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS FOundation Trust (UHMBT) are now using handheld devices to upload patient observations from a patient bedside to a central hub on the wards. Patient observations appear on an e-Whiteboard (a large touch-screen monitor) at the nurses'...

Tue
30 Sep

Just Checking

Just Checking is an assessment tool used by Adult Social Care practitioners to assess the needs of individuals.  Just Checking has a set of movement and door sensors which are fitted temporarily to an individual’s home with their and their family’s consent. The sensors pick up and record...

Medication dispensers such as Pivotells are used to prompt patients to take their medication.  They include a carousel with a series of compartments holding medication.  The dispenser alerts the patient at programmed times that medication should be taken and presents this medication in a...