Diabetes and digital
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Diabetes and digital: How technology helps with self-care

Many think that diabetes and digital technologies have very little to do with each other. However, they actually make a very powerful combination. Digital advancements have improved diabetes care immensely over the past few years. This allows for improved at-home testing and enables better condition management through apps like Fooducate and Glooko.  However, some patients […]

printing in healthcare
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The cost of printing in healthcare

Printing in healthcare can be quite a costly affair.  For individual departments it might not seem like a lot, but once combined with the rest of the Trust’s printing costs, it quickly becomes a very significant outlay. Here we’ll explore the cost of printing in healthcare, and how new technologies might be able to help […]

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STRENGTH trial proves that videos boost volunteer recruitment

Recent studies suggest that videos boost volunteer recruitment in clinical trials. The STRENGTH trial in Devon has demonstrated the effectiveness of the medium in recruiting new patients, as well as relieving any concerns patients might have. Here we’ll explore how the STRENGTH trial’s videos boost volunteer recruitment and suggest ways your study could use video […]

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How videos relieve patient anxiety

Hospital visits can be very stressful for patients, but videos relieve patient anxiety by offering accessible and useful information. Short, well-placed and informative videos can make a huge difference to the patient experience. Answering their questions, offering reassurance and helping them plan their visits can make patients feel much more prepared, and consequently less anxious […]

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NHS Kernow introduces video to help improve outcomes for people with diabetes 

As part of its ongoing commitment to support the growing number of people across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly with diabetes, NHS Kernow has made over 50 health information videos freely available via a specialised online video library. Created by Health and Care Videos, in partnership with neighbouring Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, […]

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North Norfolk Primary Care supports patients with a new online video library

19 GP practices in North Norfolk now have access to over 350 patient information videos. Created by Health & Care Videos, a partnership with Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, these simple and engaging health information videos aim to help patients take better control of their health, find quality and assured health care information, […]

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Staff training: Learning through video

Health organisations across the UK are realising the power of staff training videos. This is because it’s an effective way of standardising information, and it saves money on face-to-face training. At Health & Care Videos we have already started creating staff training videos for some of our clients. We’re quickly proving that our videos are […]