Tag: digital mental health


Ireland’s National Forensic Mental Health Service launches new electronic medical record

Ireland’s National Forensic Mental Health Service (NFMHS) has launched its new electronic medical record, InterSystems TrakCare, with the aim of promoting a “safer, more timely and efficient” service by enabling staff to spend more time providing personalised care and supporting multidisciplinary team coordination. Replacing the service’s previous manual paper system, […]


Nottingham and Nottinghamshire ICS’s insight report highlights digital in delivery access and data in promoting capacity

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire integrated care system has published its insight report with the aim of providing the integrated care partnership with a summary of activities and findings from work across the ICS, with key findings highlighting the role of digital in delivering access, data in promoting capacity planning, and new technology […]


“Digital mental health will be most successful when there’s good interplay between practitioners and academics” – Dr Martin Dechant on research in digital in mental health

As part of our focus on digital mental health, we spoke with University College London lecturer Dr Martin Dechant about his research around the use of digital interventions in mental health. We first asked Martin to tell us a little bit about himself, and how he came to be lecturing […]


Five-year suicide prevention strategy highlights value of digital resources, digital therapeutics and opportunities for ML and AI

The UK government has launched its new five-year suicide prevention strategy, highlighting the value of digital resources, digital therapeutics and opportunities for machine learning and artificial intelligence in prevention. The new strategy notes that “while overall the current suicide rate is not significantly higher than in 2012, the rate is […]

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NHS App to include mental health and MSK tools and new commercial pathway in development: Lord Markham at London Tech Week

Lord Markham delivered a keynote speech at London Tech Week 2023, to highlight how the government is supporting innovation, the introduction of mental health and MSK tools into the NHS App, and a new proposed commercial framework to “improve market access” and “consolidate the buying points”. On the NHS App, Markham said: […]

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News in brief: VR facility walkthrough in Staffordshire, wearables monitoring fatigue, XVIVO Heartbox used for transplant, and Versius robot undertakes thoracic surgery

Here are a few of the headlines from the health tech community that have caught our eye recently. North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust presents VR walkthrough of new facilities North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust has presented a virtual reality (VR) tour of their new facilities, which are being […]