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A virtual nurse named Cora could save lives by preventing heart attacks, research suggests. The interactive avatar, on all smartphones or tablets, provides advice on warning signs and explains what to do in the event of a repeat attack. Patients who have had a first heart attack are at high…
Meaningful and Measurable, a collaborative action research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) brought together three academic organisations, eight practice partners and four national stakeholder organisations (across Scotland and Wales) with a shared interest: adopting a focus on personal outcomes in health, social care and other…
Researchers from City, University of London have developed a serious game in collaboration with mental health service users to support and prepare people being discharged from secure mental health services into the community. The study, which is published in the journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, shows how such…
An online service which aims to promote music as an aid to battling depression is launching a fundraising campaign. Mental health activist Maureen O'Kelly and her husband Iain Kelly want to raise £300,000 via a crowdfunding campaign to build the Music On Prescription service. The couple were motivated to create…
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