Better communication leads to better care for HIV patients

Lloyd Bettell-HigginsCase Study

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FeaturedNews 9 October 2020 by Gurpreet Sarai 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. Sexual Health and HIV Consultant, Dr … Read More

A personal story leads to a local solution in Torbay and South Devon

Lloyd Bettell-HigginsCase Study

In 2011, Gary Hotine, Health Informatics Service Director, at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust (TSDFT), contacted Patients Know Best (PKB) looking for a solution to join up communication between healthcare services and patients or carers. However, unlike others, Gary’s story was personal and as he said: “it was a family problem that led me to discover and use … Read More

Transitioning teenagers from paediatrics to adult care

Lloyd Bettell-HigginsCase Study

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Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is home to a leading gastroenterology department caring for some of the most poorly children and teenagers across the country and beyond. The department cares for children and teenagers suffering from intestinal failure – a highly complex condition which requires a nightly treatment of nutrients to be infused into the bloodstream – something usually administered … Read More

Pioneering aftercare for trauma patients – North Bristol NHS Trust

Lloyd Bettell-HigginsCase Study

Patients treated at a major trauma centre in Bristol are the first in the country to receive digital eRehabilitation Prescriptions following discharge from hospital. Digital Rehabilitation Prescriptions for Major Trauma Patients – Severn Major Trauma Network and Patients Know Best from Mohammad Al-Ubaydli on Vimeo. From 1st April, NHS England requires that all major trauma centres provide patients a copy … Read More