From dependence to freedom – PKB and Delphi Medical

Lloyd Bettell-HigginsCase Study

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.

Alkaptonuria Society – self managing a rare genetic disease

Lloyd Bettell-HigginsCase Study

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. ​

Better care leads to savings in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Lloyd Bettell-HigginsCase Study

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.

Better communication leads to better care for HIV patients

Lloyd Bettell-HigginsCase Study

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Derriford Hospital in Plymouth became one of the first NHS hospital trusts in the UK to use Patients Know Best (PKB) to manage the care of its entire cohort of HIV patients – through a pilot study supported by Janssen, a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson.