Wave 2 Event

Wave 2 Event

The Sheffield Test Bed team were in Manchester on Monday 23rd April to support the Operational Challenges NHS – Innovator Matchmaking event for Wave 2 of the NHS England Test Bed programme. The team were on-hand to share learning from Wave 1 alongside fellow Wave 1 sites. For more information on Wave 2 Test Beds […]

Respiratory Conference Event 2018

Respiratory Conference Event 2018

Recently, our director Liz Howarth attended the Respiratory Conference Event which explored the personalisation of care and asthma sensor technology. Liz delivered a presentation alongside James Hadwin from Teva UK. The presentation was focused on the ‘Deployment of smart inhaler technology in a real world environment’, providing an overview of the aims and objectives of […]

What is the Digital Care Home?

What is the Digital Care Home?

We have created a new short film animation to provide an overview of the Digital Care Home Project, which explains how care home teams and local NHS services are working together to provide extra care and support to care home residents in Sheffield. Thank you to our Digital Care Home Test Bed Partners for helping […]

Community Strength and Balance Project

Community Strength and Balance Project

Why are we doing this? The project is recruiting volunteers aged 65+ from different community groups from all over Sheffield to help test a new, innovative device called QTUG™ (Quantitative Timed Up and Go) manufactured by Kinesis Health Technologies.  It is a device for the assessment of falls risk and frailty. The rationale underlying the […]

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 […]