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Living with ADHD
‘Living with ADHD’ is a new video in which children, families and clinicians from Sheppey talk about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the benefits of early diagnosis. As well as providing first-hand insights about living with ADHD, it also highlights the benefits of using an objective assessment tool to provide accurate diagnosis.
Pando is a communications platform for healthcare professionals, created by NHS doctors which helps NHS workers exchange patient information, make clinical decisions, manage their workload, and making collaboration easy, fast and secure. Pando saves healthcare professionals more than 40 minutes per shift and improves satisfaction at work, while saving NHS Trusts £6.9m over a 5-year term.
Working with the NHS, Health Navigator helps predict and prevent avoidable urgent and emergency care, by combining artificial intelligence with proactive health coaching.
Locum’s Nest is a temporary staffing management platform to help address the NHS workforce challenge. It combines advanced mobile technology with personal service to connect doctors to locum work in healthcare organisations. This streamlines work efficiency and saves time, ensuring patient needs are met faster and by the appropriate professional.
Incumbent NHS psychological services (IAPT) are characterised by lengthy waiting-lists and poor recovery rates, and these are subject to considerable geographic variation. Increased demand, reductions in real-terms investment in mental health services and increased competition for face-to-face sessions means that despite making the effort to see a GP, many will not receive face-to-face care, with this figure currently reaching one-in-three.
Improving the systems available during a mental health crisis can support staff and patients during a very difficult time of care. S12 Solutions is an app designed to reduce the time spent bringing the right team together for a Mental Health Act assessment.