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eLearning Apps from NHS South Central

NHS South Central SHA has recently produced two learning modules in the form of apps for mobile phones. Aimed primarily at nurses and midwives, one provides refresher learning on Adult Drug Calculations, the other on the Compatibility of Injectable Medicines. Developed with content from local subject experts, both are free to anyone in the UK with an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device. Google 'Adult Drug Calculations ...more »

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A&E Game

A game depicting the stresses of A&E. I'm thinking something along the lines of "Diner Dash" where patients who come in have to dealt with as necessary e.g. send for x-ray, blood tests, clean bed, etc. At the end of each level (more patients in shorter time or different time of day for levels) are bonus questions along the lines "Was this person right to come to A&E?" After an answer is given, relevant advice will be ...more »

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Smartphone health app for teenagers and young adults

young people are engaging with smart phone technology in large proportions. By now, almost all new phones on the market are of the smartphone variety, and while young people and teenagers fail to engage in traditional means of health education such as leaflet/poster/TV campaigns, their interest and high ratio of engagement with smartphone apps and mobile social networking illustrates there is a clear market for a form ...more »

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Understanding High Blood Pressure, adapting the DVD to an app

Film for patients with a Horizon-style documentary all about high blood pressure, cholesterol, and how to avoid heart attacks and strokes. Made with leading experts to empower patients to be partners in their own care. The DVD has been shown to be effective in helping patients reduce their risk, and worked very well for NHS Warwickshire when given out by pharmacies...This could be adapted into an interactive app, with ...more »

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