Latest Blog – Digital Health Champions!

Latest Blog – Digital Health Champions!

Approaches for increasing health professionals’ capacity to support patients with digital health skills. Research? Service Design? Training Needs Analysis? Who cares what you call it; it’s about understanding people and relationships as best you can. Since May 2017 I’ve been working with one of the NHS Test Beds in Sheffield. It’s called the Sheffield City […]

Digital Health Training – supporting patients to use technology to manage their health

Digital Health Training – supporting patients to use technology to manage their health

This training is for those working in patient-facing roles in health and social care, across South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw, to enable, encourage and support people with long-term conditions to use digital tools for self-management.   The training will be organised around five key themes:   Language – how we talk about technology and how it […]

Teva ‘Digital Health – Views from Europe’ Report – September 2017

Teva ‘Digital Health – Views from Europe’ Report – September 2017

One of our innovator partners (Teva Pharmaceuticals) recently published a report on how healthcare outcomes could be improved through digital technologies.  The report gives examples of work the company are involved with across Europe including their partnership with the Test Bed Programme across the Sheffield City Region.

NHS Expo 2017

NHS Expo 2017

“The Perfect Patient Pathway Test Bed team are proud to be exhibiting in the Test Bed Zone at the Health & Care Innovation Expo 2017 (#Expo17NHS) to be held in Manchester on Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th September.   Providing an update on projects underway in Sheffield alongside the other national test bed teams, the […]

Voluntary Sector hear all about the Perfect Patient Pathway

Voluntary Sector hear all about the Perfect Patient Pathway

. February saw partners from voluntary organisations from across the STP footprint area come together to hear about the Sheffield City Region Test Bed Programme. They heard how the programme is aligned with NHS England’s national priorities and discussed how the development of the Care Coordination Centre complemented the work being carried out in the […]

Do you want to take a look into the future of healthcare?

Do you want to take a look into the future of healthcare?

Then join us at one of the Innovation Hub Open Days. Take a look at the new technologies currently being trialled by the NHS and see them in action: talk to members of the Test Bed programme and the NHS teams who are testing the technology with patients in Sheffield. The Sheffield Test Bed Programme […]

Get vulnerable people online improves their health and well being

Get vulnerable people online improves their health and well being

A report published on 18 July shows an NHS programme to train vulnerable people to use the internet has led to over half feeling more confident to manage their health, 21% making fewer calls or visits to their GP and 6% making fewer trips to A&E.  This behaviour change is estimated to have saved the NHS […]