News Posts matching 'COVID-19'
Latest guidance from GPs about using pulse oximetry to help if you catch COVID-19
If your SpO2 falls between 88-92% you should go to A&E immediately.If your SpO2 is usually lower than 95% and you have the virus, ANY drop in Sp02 is a cause for concern and you should seek help immediately.
Posted on January 12, 2021
The changing face of cardiac rehab: How health technology has improved the way cardiac patients access vital rehabilitation services
16th November 2020, St Ives Cambridgeshire: Aseptika, a Cambridge-based healthcare business, has developed an innovative remote monitoring system for cardiac rehabilitation patients. This system has been awarded a “Highly Commended” in the Selfcare Forum awards for 2020. The system, called Active+me REMOTE Cardiac Recover, is a cardiac recovery service delivered remotely in partnership with cardiac […]
Posted on November 16, 2020
Taking Cardiac Rehab Online during Lockdown
How Addenbrooke’s Hospital continued to deliver rehabilitation for cardiac patients using Active+me during the COVID-19 pandemic. Patients enrolled on the Active+me cardiac rehabilitation pilot were able to complete the programme without face-to-face contact. When the coronavirus pandemic forced hospitals to deliver services differently, a cardiac rehabilitation pilot being run at Addenbrooke’s Hospital quickly adapted to […]
Posted on September 14, 2020
Coronavirus: Helping GPs with vital signs monitoring at home supporting online and telephone consultations
GPs are now seeing just seven in every 100 patients face-to-face because of the coronavirus outbreak, following a marked shift to online and telephone appointments across England. Last year fewer than 1% of appointments were conducted by video link, and 80% were in person. Social distancing and the need to protect NHS staff has changed […]
Posted on April 16, 2020
Remote Care Support for Older People and the Most Vulnerable using Activ8rlives App
The UK has announced that older people (over 70 years of age) and the most vulnerable may soon need to self-isolate for up to four months. UK Company Aseptika is offering its Activ8rlives4 Health+Wellness App free-of-charge for families to provide remote support for older family members that have to self-isolate, which is also available via […]
Posted on March 17, 2020