As he signed off from his role as Chief Inspector of Hospitals, Sir Mike Richards told the BBC that the NHS does not necessarily need more money to improve care, believing that ‘things can be done better without more money’. Areas for improvement were also highlighted in the recent annual assessment of NHS England that […]
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It’s not always about what we do that is important to health and care, but the way we do it. Ali Porter from our production team wins our customer service award this month due to the way her simple, yet effective suggestion, made one little 5 year old feel at ease. Filming was about to […]
Recruitment in clinical trials is a complex process involving not only patients but physicians, sponsors, trials professionals and research staff. Hindered by tight timelines and often fragmented communications, recruitment rates can be disappointingly low. Often the information used in clinical trials can be quite lengthy and due to legal requirements, to meet governing body standards, […]
‘We’d use your videos if we could access them in one click’ said a South Devon GP. So that’s the challenge we faced and now we can happily say we’ve solved it! The launch of our GP video library has meant that general practices across the UK can now access patient information at the click […]
Why Video? Robinson Healthcare is a leading manufacturer of healthcare products. They saw the use of video as a vital part of not only getting the message across about their product range but to ensure consistency in training material for their customers. Key outcomes Ensure consistent messaging Reduce number of calls to technical support Provide […]
Written by Judith Potts, founder of Esme’s Umbrella and daughter of a Charles Bonnet Syndrome sufferer. Charles Bonnet Syndrome is a disturbing, distressing and untreatable condition. Low vision or complete loss of sight can lead to silent visual hallucinations of all types – from patterns, words and insects to slugs, worms, buildings, people and […]
Our competition to encourage suggestions from trainee doctors and dentists across Wales on how video could be used to improve patient care, has now chosen the winners. Launched last October in partnership with Wales Deanery and BMJ Quality, the competition has attracted some excellent entries. The quality was incredibly good and prizes could have been […]
We’re bringing a whole new perspective to training by creating a fully immersive environment using 360 videos so that staff can experience how it feels to be a patient. This approach is born from extensive PhD research by Nick Peres, Visual Technologies R&D Lead at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust and creator of […]
Last year Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton saw the successful launch of no-smoking voice systems at all major entrances in the hospital, to reinforce the message to visitors that smoking is not permitted on site. Whenever someone is seen to be smoking on site any member of staff or the public can press the blue […]
A huge congratulations to our partner organisation Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust who were featured as part of an ITV news story on ‘natural caesareans’. A natural caesarean or c-section is when the baby effectively ‘delivers itself ‘ by wriggling their body out of the mother’s womb. Doctors first make an incision into […]