Cancer patients in Oxford are benefitting from a medical records system which provides them with more support outside of the clinic and in the community.
Dutch not-for-profit organisation, Fair Medicine was founded to shine a light upon – and improve the complicated and often opaque process used to develop new pharmaceutical treatments. A system they believe doesn’t work well for the patient – or drug purchasers.
Established in 2007, Delphi Medical employs over 60 doctors, nurses, and supporting staff. The organisation provides drug and alcohol clinical services to communities across Lancashire, Sefton and to two prisons in the North West of England.
In 2015, Patients Know Best (PKB) teamed up with NHS healthcare providers in North West London to roll out the ‘Care Information Exchange’ (CIE) – a single patient portal hosting the records of over 2.3 million people living in North West London.
Simon Laxon is one of only around 80 people in the UK known to have Alkaptonuria or AKU – a highly rare inherited genetic disease which often leads to a range of other interrelated and often debilitating conditions such as osteoarthritis, heart problems and kidney infections.
It’s a common picture; hospitals sending out thousands of appointment letters every day via post and out of those some go missing and needless to say, it all comes at a huge cost.
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board had a bold vision to promote self efficacy and unlock patient empowerment across Wales.
Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease are the two main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) – a long-term condition affecting more than 300,000 people in the UK. IBD causes inflammation of the gut where symptoms can flare up at any time.